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Elizabeth Santalla Vargas

Prosecutor v Taylor (Charles Ghankay), Sentencing judgment, Case No SCSL-03-01-T, ICL 1117 (SCSL 2012), 30th May 2012, Special Court for Sierra Leone [SCSL]; Trial Chamber [SCSL]; Trial Chamber II [SCSL]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 11 July 2020

Whether only the circumstances pleaded in an indictment could count for aggravation.

Whether the acts of a convicted Head of State having effects in another state in the context of the breach of the principle of non-intervention and the prohibition on the use of force in international relations could count for aggravation.

Whether the consideration that aiding and abetting liability generally warranted a lesser sentence than more direct forms of participation required a particular application in casu.

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