Topic: Charles Taylor
West Africa has several critical votes on the horizon that could indicate whether democratic progress is substantial and real. Cote d'Ivoire and Niger both hold votes on Halloween Sunday.
10/29/2010 04:53 pm
Three British lawyers specializing in international law spoke to the Monitor about prosecutions of Kenyans linked to the 2007-08 ethnic clashes that killed more than 1,300.
10/26/2010 03:40 pm
The International Criminal Court's investigation of ethnic clashes that left 1,300 people dead in Kenya will fall short of what a hybrid court could accomplish, says a team of top lawyers.
10/26/2010 02:57 pm
South Africa is one of five countries elected by the United Nations on Tuesday to serve on the Security Council for two-year terms, beginning Jan. 1.
10/13/2010 05:24 pm
Henry Okah, the former leader of the Nigerian rebel group that claimed responsibility for a car bomb that killed 12 people in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, on Friday, is due in South African court Monday.
10/03/2010 03:08 pm
The US-based Rapaport Diamond Trading Network announced a Zimbabwe diamond ban Monday, but will it have the desired effect of preventing child labor and forced labor?
08/17/2010 02:34 pm
'Blood diamond' watchdog, the Kimberly Process, supervised the $72 million diamond sale Tuesday, but a human rights group claims miners work at gunpoint.
08/12/2010 10:11 am
Naomi Campbell testified last week she did not know the source or value of the 'stones' she received in 1997. But former Naomi Campbell agent Carole White says that she knew that it was a diamond and that it came from Liberian president Charles Taylor.
08/10/2010 01:57 pm
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At the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, Mia Farrow said Naomi Campbell bragged about receiving uncut diamonds from Taylor via unknown messengers. Prosecutors say the stones funded civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
08/09/2010 11:20 am