The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia.
Infighting, when two people meet and they fight against each other for something, but you can still come together to do wicked things because maybe you would reconcile to do wicked things. So that's why I said infighting is when two people are fighting against each other for something ...
That they were fighting in between themselves.
Yes, I recall that a bit.
Nobody told me. As I'm sitting here, that's why I told you if I saw him because I never had known him. It was only today, because yesterday when I came here I did not know him, but when I came today now I know him. So I ...
Yes, that's what I'm repeating it for him to have it in his own ears, to know what he has done, and what he did is what we are suffering now in our country.
Because this was done to me and I suffered it. If that was not done to me, I wouldn't have known him. Like even here, I wouldn't have been here today. If --
Where I got the evidence?
Nobody told me. I'm a mature man. If somebody did bad to me, I would have to say it. If he had not supported those people they wouldn't have done bad. If nobody supports me to do bad things I will not do bad things, so that was ...
I mentioned it.
All of them were there. They were all there, because they were all involved in the chopping off of houses [sic]. They were all involved in the amputation of limbs.
I explained everything.
I talked about it.
Yes, they said where I should start, but I told her that when I start talking I will start with the first person that started doing something bad to me. That was why I started with the SLA soldier and it was the SLA soldier that did the first bad ...
I talked about RUF there. They might have omitted that, but I called the RUF there.
All that you see in front of me, everything, these were the correct words that I said. I agree.
Yes, that is what she said. It's correct.
I did not discuss that with them.
Thank you too.
Yes, I told them that. I agree with that.
It was the 400,000 that the man asked for. He said I should give him 400,000. I did not say 4 million.
I agree with the 400,000. That was what I told them. If they recorded 4 million I don't know where they got that account from, but what I told them was 400,000.
Yes, everything is correct.
Yes, it is the correct one that they wrote, 14 years.
I said 14 years. Then they went and wrote something different. Maybe it was the one who interpreted for her that talked about that 17 years and then she recorded it as 17 years, but I said 14 years and that was what I said.
At the time I was trying to return I said I was going to meet my sister for food and that was the day when I was returning to Kissy that they caught me and gave me the one dozen lashes. That is when I was leaving Academy and coming ...
Yes, when they told me that they had broke open Pademba Road and I - it was when she asked me that I explained that to her that they told me that Pademba Road was broke open.
I heard it. I was told. They told me.
Because whilst they were reading to me it was what I explained to them that they wrote, so if they did not write it then they must have done the mistake. I did not do the mistake.
Yes, that is it.
It was because they did not ask me such questions, so I too - it was at the latter part because I told them that they - they did not ask me initially, but I had said to myself that if they ask me such a question I knew that that was ...
I said yes, God. I said yes.
The first one?
I did not add anything there. The ones that they read to me were the ones I agreed with.
Repeat. Repeat that, please.
I agree. I said all of those.
I told her.
Yes, that was what I said.
I called - I talked about RUF but she did not put RUF there. I said SLA and RUF soldiers, but she did not put the RUF there.
Yes, I told her.
I said all, all of this.
I told her.
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