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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor appears on January 22, 2013 before Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court in Leidschendam, The Netherlands. The former Liberian warlord began his appeal at the Special Court for Sierre Leone's against his 50-year prison sentence for fuelling the west African nation's savage civil war. Appeals judges are to hear arguments from prosecutors demanding a heavier sentence and from the former strongman's lawyers calling for his 50-year sentence to be quashed or reduced. Judges said he aided and abetted rebel forces fighting against Freetown during Sierra Leone's 10-year civil war, known for its mutilations, drugged child soldiers and sex slaves. AFP PHOTO / POOL / PETER DEJONG - netherlands out - (Photo credit should read PETER DEJONG/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor appears on January 22, 2013 before Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court in Leidschendam, The Netherlands. The former Liberian warlord began his appeal at the Special Court for Sierre Leone's against his 50-year prison sentence for fuelling the west African nation's savage civil war. Appeals judges are to hear arguments from prosecutors demanding a heavier sentence and from the former strongman's lawyers calling for his 50-year sentence to be quashed or reduced. Judges said he aided and abetted rebel forces fighting against Freetown during Sierra Leone's 10-year civil war, known for its mutilations, drugged child soldiers and sex slaves. AFP PHOTO / POOL / PETER DEJONG - netherlands out - (Photo credit should read PETER DEJONG/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor appears on January 22 2013... News Photo 159867852Appearance,Charles Taylor,Courthouse,Former,Horizontal,Law,Leidschendam,Liberia,Netherlands,Sierra Leone,Special,Trial,United NationsPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer Liberian President Charles Taylor appears on January 22, 2013 before Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court in Leidschendam, The Netherlands. The former Liberian warlord began his appeal at the Special Court for Sierre Leone's against his 50-year prison sentence for fuelling the west African nation's savage civil war. Appeals judges are to hear arguments from prosecutors demanding a heavier sentence and from the former strongman's lawyers calling for his 50-year sentence to be quashed or reduced. Judges said he aided and abetted rebel forces fighting against Freetown during Sierra Leone's 10-year civil war, known for its mutilations, drugged child soldiers and sex slaves. AFP PHOTO / POOL / PETER DEJONG - netherlands out - (Photo credit should read PETER DEJONG/AFP/Getty Images)