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

  • [Open session]

  • [The accused present]

  • [Upon commencing at 9.06 a.m.]

  • Good morning. I don't seem to have LiveNote. Madam Court Officer, I don't know what the matter is but my screen is blank. In any event, we will take appearances, please.

  • Good morning, Madam President, good morning, your Honours, and counsel opposite. For the Prosecution this morning, Brenda J Hollis, Kathryn Howarth, Maja Dimitrova, Lena Sokolic and Nicholas Koumjian.

  • Good morning, Madam President, your Honours, and counsel opposite. For the Defence, Terry Munyard, Logan Hambrick and myself, Silas Chekera.

  • Let me inquire from the parties, does everybody have LiveNote? Everybody, that is, except for three judges.

  • The three of us don't. In view of the fact that everybody else does have LiveNote and that a technician will be coming in, I suppose it will be okay for us to proceed, since the court reporters are doing fine, are they?

    Mr Sesay, good morning, we continue with your evidence in cross-examination this morning and I remind you of the binding oath that you took to tell the truth.