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Convicted war criminal Charles Taylor asks for 'more humane' treatment

LONDON, June 20 (UPI) --Convicted war criminal and ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor has asked to be moved from his prison in England to Rwanda in order to be closer to his family.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.
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Report: Expert says evidence shows systematic torture by Assad regime

Report: Expert says evidence shows systematic torture by Assad regime

DAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- War crime prosecutors and forensic experts say they have evidence of methodical torture and killings by Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, CNN reported.
At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

2013 was a year of milestones and horror: the election of a new pope, the birth of a future king and horrific terrorist attacks in Algeria, Kenya and the United States.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

Charles Taylor backers threaten Britons in Liberia

LONDON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The British government warned Thursday of the risks of traveling to Liberia because of threats made by supporters of former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

Former Liberian president to serve rest of 50-year sentence in Britain

LONDON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Former Liberian President Charles Taylor arrived in Britain Tuesday to serve out the rest of his 50-year sentence for war crimes, officials say.

Charles Taylor to serve war crimes prison sentence in Britain

LONDON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor will serve a 50-year sentence in Britain for aiding war crimes in Sierra Leone, the British Justice Ministry said.

Victory declared with Taylor verdict

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Justice for former Liberian President Charles Taylor provides a foundation for reconciliation in Sierra Leone, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Charles Taylor loses war crimes appeal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A special court for former Liberian President Charles Taylor affirmed his 50-year sentence imposed for war crimes in neighboring Sierra Leone's civil war.

Court upholds ex-Liberian President Taylor's war crimes conviction

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The conviction and sentence of ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone's civil war was upheld Thursday.

West African security troubles U.N.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Sexual and gender-based violence in Liberia remains prevalent in the country more than 10 years after the end of civil war, the United Nations said

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 28, 2013.
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Charles Taylor ally seen in Sierra Leone

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 19 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch called on the government of Sierra Leone to open a criminal investigation into an associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor.
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John Templeton Jr. M.D. (L) awards Professor Charles Taylor from Montreal Canada and 2007 Templeton Prize Laureate from McGill University the $1.5 million dollar award to advance his studies on the relationship of language to art and theology, in New York on March 14, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Charles George Taylor (21 November 1816 at Turnham Green, Middlesex – 10 September 1869 at Frensham Hill, Surrey) was an English cricketer in the mid-19th century who played, as an amateur, mainly for Sussex and MCC, having begun his career at Cambridge University. He was a good all-rounder who batted right-handed and bowled right-arm slow, roundarm style.

Taylor made his known debut in the 1836 season and had 125 known appearances in major matches to the 1859 season. He scored 3088 runs @ 14.29 with a highest innings of 114, which was one of two centuries he achieved. He took 69 catches and 287 wickets with a best tally of eight in one innings. He is known to have taken 10 wickets in a match on six occasions.

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