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

  • Good morning. I will take appearances, Mr Bangura, please.

  • Good morning, Madam President. Good morning your Honours and counsel opposite. Your Honours, for the Prosecution this morning appearing are Ms Brenda J Hollis, myself Mohamed A Bangura, Mr Christopher Santora and Ms Maja Dimitrova. Thank you, your Honours.

  • Thank you. Good morning, Mr Anyah.

  • Good morning, Madam President. Good morning, your Honours. Good morning, counsel opposite. For the Defence we have Mr Terry Munyard, myself Morris Anyah and we're joined by an intern from our office, Mr Piers Von Berg. Thank you, Madam President.

  • Thank you, Mr Anyah. We welcome Mr Von Berg to the Court and we hope he has a positive experience. If there are no other matters, I will remind the witness of her oath.

    Good morning, Madam Witness. It's good to see you looking much better today and I again remind you of your oath that you have taken to tell the truth in this Court. That continues to be binding on you and you must answer questions truthfully. Do you understand?

  • [Open session]

  • [The accused present]

  • [Upon commencing at 9.30 a.m.]