13 January 2010 by -

Prosecutors at the Special Court for Sierra Leone resumed their cross-examination of former Liberian president Charles Taylor on Monday. Taylor has been testifying in his own defence since July, 2009.

By Thijs Bouwknegt, The Hague

07 June 2004 by Thierry Cruvellier and Kelvin Lewis

Freetown, 3 June 2004. All the signs pointed to a smooth opening day in the trial of Sam Hinga Norman, national coordinator of the Civil Defence Forces (CDF), his number two, Moinina Fofana, and Allieu Kondewa, responsible for initiation ceremonies for the pro-government militia.

Joseph Kamara