Liberia’s Charles Taylor Transferred to Britain

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has been transferred to a prison in Britain where he will serve a 50-year sentence for war crimes.

The U.N. -backed Special Court for Sierra Leone says Taylor was transferred from The Hague, in the Netherlands, to the United Kingdom on Tuesday. He was handed over to British prison officials.

Last year, the special court found Taylor guilty on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for aiding rebels during Sierra Leone’s 11-year civil …