What Liberians Make of the Charles Taylor Guilty Verdict

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Supporters of Charles Taylor in Monrovia (Photo: Travis Lupick/Flickr)

A United Nations-backed court has found former Liberian president Charles Taylor guilty of aiding and abetting crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone. Back home in Liberia, the reaction is complicated. Many there still revere Taylor; while others are upset that he hasn't been charged with crimes in Liberia. Bonnie Allen has the story.