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

  • [Open session]

  • [The accused present]

  • [Upon commencing at 9.00 a.m.]

  • Good morning. We'll start with appearances first, please.

  • Good morning, Madam President, your Honours, opposing counsel. This morning for the Prosecution, Mohamed A Bangura, Maja Dimitrova and Brenda J Hollis.

  • Good morning, Madam President. Good morning, your Honours. Good morning, counsel opposite. Appearing for the Defence this morning are Terry Munyard, myself Morris Anyah, we are joined by a legal assistant with our team, Mr Isaac Ip, and also joining us in court for the first time is an intern with our office, Ms Mason Hubbard. Ms Hubbard is a law student at Georgetown law school in Washington DC. Thank you.

  • Ms Hubbard is certainly welcome to the Court.

    Good morning, Madam Witness. This morning I'm required to remind you before you continue with your testimony that you are still under the oath you took to tell the truth. Mr Anyah, please proceed.