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

It was 7 January, 5.30 in the morning, that BBC usually gives the news. It was then that I heard that rebels had entered Freetown and they had captured the State House. I heard that first over the media, so I came from out of my room and switched on the radio. So when there was daybreak already, that was around 7, there were radiomen who had gone to Freetown. They were in the group that had left Rosos, they were the ones who entered Freetown, and we got those men on the radio.

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