The decision by appeals judges to uphold the war crimes conviction of former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been welcomed as a milestone for international justice, and one that might set a precedent for other courts.

Despite a ruling seen as a success, advocates of justice and people who suffered directly from the widespread atrocities committed in Sierra Leone’s 11-year war say more still needs to be done to heal the wounds.

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