One of the greatest abusers of Africans was convicted today (actually yesterday). He is to serve a 50 year sentence. Charles Taylor of Liberian origin, organized atrocities in Liberia and Sierra Leone, West Africa. The reason he's mentioned here is that he poisoned the lives of hundreds of "boy soldiers". He is the one of "Blood Diamond" infamy.

The former leader recruited hundreds of boys to be soldiers. They were encouraged to rape and pillage.