His name is Charles Taylor. Charles Taylor was the 22nd
President of Liberia, serving from August 2, 1997 until his resignation on August
11, 2003. Taylor resigned because he stepped down amid accusations of
war crimes. Three years later March 29, 2006 Taylor was arrested for his
actions on was supplying and encouraging rebels in the Sierra Leone civil war which went from 1991-2002.
While in office, Taylor was involved in a campaign of terror, involving murder, rape, sexual slavery,
looting and the conscription of children younger than 15. It has since been learned that diamond deposits
were a help in the civil war for getting guns for the rebels. Taylor always wanted the
rebels to stop the fighting, but then he would turn around and support the
rebels in the actions hand he would even supply the guns and arms to help them
in battle. On January 6, 2008 Charles Taylor went on trial after three long
years. On March 9, 2011 Charles Taylor's trial ended. On April 26, 2012 Charles Taylor was convicted of all charges from the wars which happened 15 years prior. Charles started his
sentence on May 30, 2012. He will be in prison for 50 years in a prison in the U.K.