The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

  • Good morning. Before I take appearances, you will note that our learned colleague Justice Sebutinde is not with us this morning. Justice Sebutinde is, at the request of the President, on Court business at a training seminar at the request, as I said, of the President. A Rule 16 order has been signed and the Court will proceed with Justice Lussick, myself and Justice Sow. Mr Santora, appearances please.

  • Good morning, Madam President. Good morning, your Honours. Good morning, counsel opposite. For the Prosecution this morning is Nicholas Koumjian, Maja Dimitrova and myself, Christopher Santora.

  • Thank you. Yes, Mr Griffiths.

  • Good morning, Madam President, your Honours, counsel opposite. For the Defence today myself Courtenay Griffiths and my learned friends Mr Terry Munyard, Mr Morris Anyah and Ms Haffie Haffner who has been with us before.

  • Thank you. If there are no other matters I will ask that the witness be sworn. I note following Friday's applications that the witness is giving her evidence in open session. Good morning, Madam Witness.

  • [Open session]

  • [The accused present]

  • [Upon commencing at 9.30 a.m.]