The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia.
No, I can't say they were Liberians, but they do speak - sometimes even when you speak to them Krio they answer in Liberian pidgin.
No, I spent some time in the hospital, at least every day.
I can't exactly tell the number because they come in, they go out. Just like that.
I can't exactly tell.
It is a T-shirt with a round neck.
It's not part of the military uniform. An ordinary plain --
It's a shirt with a round neck.
That is the same thing. I said they wear combat trousers and sometimes ordinary cloth or polo and sometimes they tied their head with a piece of cloth.
Yes, I mean the trousers.
They may have the uniform, the combat uniform, with polo and sometimes they tied their head with a piece of cloth.
Most of them were haphazardly dressed.
No, in Krio. Some in Mende, some in Krio. Those that can speak Mende.
Some of them.
Yes, Sahr Kenesay [phon].
Not always, yes.
Well, sometimes the accent of the person.
But I knew nothing about him or her?
If the person is speaking Mende?
They speak Krio and Mende.
No, I don't know.
No, I don't know about that.
I don't understand.
Yes, that they were fighting alongside the Sierra Leone Army.
Yes, but I never knew they were part of the task force.
Well, at some point in time I heard about the ULIMO militias.
An open source tool for making transcripts really easy to read, search and share on the modern web
Your donations keep this site and others like it running
A Poplus component
mySociety is a registered charity in England and Wales (1076346) and a limited company (03277032). We provide commercial
services through our wholly owned subsidiary