New Sierra Leone prosecutor renews call for wanted Taylor

New Sierra Leone prosecutor renews call for wanted Taylor

[JURIST] Desmond de Silva, a UK national appointed Thursday as the new chief prosecutor for the UN-affilated Special Court for Sierra Leone [official website] immediately renewed a call made earlier this week [JURIST report] by his predecessor David Crane his for former President of Liberia Charles Taylor [PBS profile], now living in Nigeria, to be brought to justice. De Silva will take over from Crane in July. Read the UN press release on de Silva's appointment [PDF]. AP has more.