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War crimes trial: Liberia's Taylor protests innocence

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has accused the prosecution of paying and threatening witnesses in his war crimes trial.

Taylor, who was convicted last month, also told judges in The Hague he was "no threat to society".

It was the 64-year-old's last chance to speak at the international court before he is sentenced later this month.

Mark Doyle reports.

  • 16 May 2012
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