The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia.
Thank you very much, sir.
He did not die on the same spot, but it was understood later that after he had been hacked, he died after two days - two days after that.
He was hacked.
Well, they were rebels in the war. I wouldn't know. They were fighting and we were running to secure our lives, so we wouldn't have stood there to know who is this or who is that.
It was with bottle.
He did not use the knife on me. He held the knife. He said he was going to slit my throat, but his colleague told him not to do that. He held the knife actually, but he did not put it on me.
No, sir, bottles.
They said I should hold my hand and put it on a log and after they chopped this one off then the machete met my other hand. It hit my other hand here.
I did not understand.
The way I got this?
I did not say that.
No, it was my sister.
Well, when I said it was during the fighting, it was during the war, because he was not a fighter. He was not a fighter.
Yes - no.
Well, no, ma'am.
Yes. Well, that was how I felt.
That was a mistake. Well, at that time, you know - you know, at that time I was actually tormented. I was overwhelmed by torment. So I just said things sometimes that came to my mind, but in that case I don't know.
He died - he died in my presence before I went to the hospital.
Whilst I was there.
The one that I said that someone went and told me.
No, that is a mistake.
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