SCSL

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SCSLSpecial Court for Sierra Leone (UN)
SCSLSun Community Source License
SCSLScientific Computing Software Library
SCSLSouth Carolina State Library (Columbia, SC)
SCSLScientific Computing Software Library (Silicon Graphics, Inc.)
SCSLSupply Chain Systems Laboratory (College Station, Texas)
SCSLSun Community Source Licensing (Sun)
SCSLSatyam Computer Services Limited (Secunderabad, India)
SCSLSouth Coast Soccer League (Massachusetts)
SCSLStratocumulus Standing Lenticular (cloud)
SCSLSecure Computing and Simulation Laboratory
SCSLSteuben County Swim League (New York state)
SCSLSouth Carolina School of Leadership (Columbia, SC)
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Other innovations had been the formulation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Special Court for Sierra Leone, established because of the horrendous nature of the atrocities committed during the war.
It looks at the International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and Special Court for Sierra Leone, showing how witness testimony is key in these courts and discussing the witness-scheme, the practicalities involved and normative frameworks guaranteeing witness rights, and questions related to witness sourcing, proofing, familiarization, modeling, cost/inducement, protection, and international cooperation.
The Special Court for Sierra Leone closed after convicting former Liberian President Charles Taylor of fueling the conflict and conscripting child soldiers.
Taylor, who was charged and tried by the United Nations-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone ("SCSL "), was convicted in April 2013 for planning and aiding and abetting war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious international humanitarian law violations.
The Special Court for Sierra Leone made its final major decision on 26 September 2013 when its Appeals Chamber upheld the 50-year sentence handed down to former Liberian President Charles Taylor.
Crane, an ex-chief prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and now head of the Syria Accountability Project, noted that a separate team of UN investigators had drawn up four confidential lists of war crimes suspects on all sides in Syria, but declined to reveal any names.
It was prepared by the inquiry team consisting of legal, forensic and medical experts, chaired by Sir Desmond De Silva, former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
On 15 October 2013, the former Liberian president, Charles Taylor, was sent to Britain to begin his 50-year prison sentence imposed by the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
The United Nations was proud to help set up the Special Court for Sierra Leone -- making it the first country in Africa to establish, with UN participation, a tribunal on its own territory to address the most serious international crimes.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour, given the report in a joint exclusive with The Guardian, quoted David Crane, one of the report's authors and the first chief prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, as saying: "This is a smoking gun.
One of the report's authors, Desmond de Silva, the former chief prosecutor of the special court for Sierra Leone, told The Guardian that the evidence showed that Assad's forces had carried out "industrial-scale killing.
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