His Range Rover with Nigerian diplomatic plates was stopped by border guards, and Taylor's identity was eventually established. To date, this is the only prosecuted case. When Taylor's trial opened on 4 June , Taylor boycotted the proceeding and was not present. Taylor was convicted of the following 11 charges: . On 15 September , Taylor and four other inmates escaped from the jail.
Avalynn. Age: 26.
In November , the United States Congress passed a bill that included a reward offer of two million dollars for Taylor's capture.
Jaelyn. Age: 28.
Charles Taylor (Liberian politician)
She filed for divorce in , citing her husband's exile in Nigeria and the difficulty of visiting him due to a UN travel ban on her. Through a letter that was read by his attorney to the court, he justified his absence by alleging that at that moment he was not ensured a fair and impartial trial. Additionally, there was widespread fear in the country that Taylor would resume the war if he lost. Atlanta, Georgia, United States. This fulfilled a condition laid down by the Dutch government , which had stated it was willing to host the trial but would not jail him if convicted.