Charles Taylor to Serve Prison Sentence in Britain

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor will serve his 50-year prison sentence for war crimes in a British prison.

​​The British government made the announcement Thursday, two weeks after a U.N.-backed court dismissed an appeal of Taylor’s conviction.

​​Justice Minister Jeremy Wright said in a statement that “the conviction of Charles Taylor is a landmark moment for international justice.”

The Special Court for Sierra Leone found Taylor guilty on 11 counts of war crimes and …