Today Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, was found guilty at the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) for atrocities committed by rebel groups under his command. For the first time since Nuremberg, a former Head of State will have been convicted at an International Criminal Tribunal.
Special Assistant, Prosecutor
Jeremy Waiser was the Special Assistant to the Prosecutor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone from late 2006 through early 2010. He is currently in Kazakhstan acting as a consultant on the rule of law. Prior to this he was the Foreign Policy Advisor to Michael Ignatieff, former Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. He has also worked as an attorney at the firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and as a Human Rights Official with the United Nations in Cambodia.
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