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Inside the international city of peace and justice

25 April 2012 Last updated at 00:48 BST

The Hague is known as the international city of peace and justice.

The Dutch city hosts of a variety of international courts and tribunals where war crimes trials are conducted.

With the verdict on former Liberian President Charles Taylor due in the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the city is once again likely to be in the glare of the global spotlight.

Anna Holligan takes a tour around the city, to visit the four main courts based there and find out what the differences are.

Produced by John Galliver.