Posted by: africanpressorganization | 19 June 2009

Sierra Leone / Trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor

 


 

 

Sierra Leone / Trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor

 

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, June 19, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Daily press briefing by the offices of the spokesperson for the UN secretary-general and the spokesperson for the general assembly president.

 

 

On Sierra Leone, the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor will begin on 13 July, the Special Court for Sierra Leone has just announced.  The Court says that its Trial Chamber has ordered Taylor’s defence team to prepare to present his argument on that date.  This is a change from the previously ordered 29 June start date.  A preparatory hearing is planned for 6 July at the seat of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

 

 

SOURCE 

United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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