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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor waits on September 26, 2013... News PhotoCharles Taylor,Conflict,Courtroom,Former,Horizontal,Judgement,Law,Legal Appeal,Liberia,Netherlands,Special Court for Sierra Leone,The Hague,WaitingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer Liberian President Charles Taylor waits on September 26, 2013 in the courtroom of the Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague before the start of his appeal judgement. A UN-backed court on Thursday hands down its final verdict against Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor, jailed initially for 50 years for arming rebels during Sierra Leone's brutal 1990s civil war. The appeals judges' ruling at the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) marks the end of the road for the former west African strongman's seven-year long trial. AFP PHOTO / POOL / KOEN VAN WEEL (Photo credit should read Koen van Weel/AFP/Getty Images)