Special Court for Sierra Leone
June 20, 2007 at 11:08 AM
The Special Court for Sierra Leone, an independent tribunal established by the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone, has rendered its first verdicts today. Three leaders of the former Armed Forces Revolutionary Council – Alex Tamba Brima, Brima Bazzy Kamara and Santigie Borbor Kanu – have been found guilty on 11 of 14 counts involving war crimes and crimes against humanity. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for July 16th.