Read the Kansas City Star column by Mary Sanchez,--"A butcher and a tyrant finally called to account"
He once ran under the campaign slogan “He killed my ma, he killed my pa, but I will vote for him anyway.”
Decapitations were common.
The heads would sometimes be placed on stakes, threats to induce compliance with slave labor in the diamond mines.
Others told of witnessing soldiers ordering lineups of people who were to have their limbs cut off.
Children did much of the killing, often drugged-induced so they would willingly murder their own families or nearby villagers..."
now you tell me, how is a woman to live after that?
How does one live after that??!
Links with pictures, timelines, etc. here:
"Taylor is the former president of Liberia, who engineered his election into office after prevailing in the civil war he had instigated. He also masterminded the massacres of Sierra Leone’s civil war, which killed 50,000 people, forced millions to flee their homes and left much of the county’s population mutilated — hands, feet and legs hacked off by rebels." mary Sanchez
video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Vdbzt-GJrM
more on the general issue of corrupt power: