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Taylor, 64, has been on trial in The Hague at a UN-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone for almost five years.
He was accused of backing rebels who killed tens of thousands during Sierra Leone's 1991-2002 civil war.
Taylor was convicted of 11 counts including terror, murder and rape - but cleared of ordering the crimes. He is the first former head of state convicted by an international court since the Nuremburg military tribunal of Nazis after World War II.