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Topic - Special Court
:This article is about the aspect of modern United States jurisprudence, for information on the Polish Courts of World War II, see Special Courts. For information on the Nazi special courts during the same period, see Sondergerichte. - Source: Wikipedia
The U.N.'s top human rights official said Saturday that there should be no amnesty for serious crimes committed in Syria, even if the threat of prosecution might motivate members of the regime to cling to power at all costs.
International judges sentenced former Liberian President Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison Wednesday, saying he was responsible for "some of the most heinous and brutal crimes recorded in human history" by arming and supporting Sierra Leone rebels in return for "blood diamonds."
Former Liberian president Charles Taylor deserves an 80-year sentence for the war crimes he was convicted of last week, including aiding and abetting murder and rape, prosecutors said in a written filing Thursday.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor deserves an 80-year sentence for the war crimes he was convicted of last week, including aiding and abetting murder and rape on a mass scale, prosecutors said in a written filing Thursday.
Today is historic. For the first time in history, an international court will issue a verdict in the war crimes trial of a head of state.