LEIDSCHENDAM - Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, 64, will be sentenced for war crimes by a special UN court on Wednesday, after being found guilty of arming Sierra Leone rebels in return for “blood diamonds”. The hearing before judges of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, situated just outside The Hague, will be the first time a former head of state will be sentenced by a world court since the Nazi trials at Nuremberg in 1946. Brenda Hollis, the tribunal’s chief prosecutor, earlier argued for 80-year prison sentence for Taylor.