The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia.
Okay. I will also want to thank you just for you to help us in West Africa to end terrorism. I will pray for you, so whosoever plans anything negative for you cannot be successful. Thank you.
The Liberians and some of our brothers. They had been changed. Even Martin George spoke Liberian in Kailahun in our presence.
He was a colonel. He was a commander for the entire Kailahun, the Kailahun area. He was the RUF commander based in Kailahun Town.
I was referring to the MP office's work.
That is true.
Three days, three days. I came there on two occasions.
I did not give a statement. They just tried to review my statement to me. They read it back to me. I did prepping with Miss Wendy.
Yes, they asked me to marry.
I can't remember it was three times. The third one was in Kailahun when we got there, Eldred Collins story, the thing between myself and Eldred Collins. I can remember three times. Nobody ever reported me there. Three times, only three times. If any other person comes and says ...
No, that other time again when Eldred Collins made me to be lashed. Those were the two times.
There was a time when Tom Sandy said he spoke and I spoke too, so they beat me and sent me to an ambush around the Guinea border. It was just because he said he had spoken and I spoke too. He beat me up and I even cried. They ...
Yes, I deny that. I will proudly say before this Court that for all the time that the war was on I had nothing to do with women.
Not a day in my life have I ever been court martialled, not even when I was in the military.
Not a day.
No, I don't know him. In fact, that Nahim name that you are calling, I only know Nahim at Special Court. I do not know who you are referring to. I am speaking for my God, I don't know any Nahim.
I don't know.
Yes. If I do - for example, I do something like someone who - if I do things out of the way and as if I don't have my senses with me, but I have never been treated for that.
I have never been sick and admitted there ever since I was part of the military. I would go there for treatment, but at that time I had a problem with my ears. My ears were aching, but I have not been treated for any psychiatric condition.
No, I have never been treated for a psychiatric condition.
Can you go over that again?
They have not treated me for that. They gave me a treatment. My throat was swollen. They gave me the treatment for that, 2007. That was when I reported sick. Ever since I have been with this Court I was never sick. I have never been sick. It was only ...
I don't believe it would be correct, I don't believe so. I don't believe this at all, I don't. This part of the document, I am confused about it. I don't want to tell lies on people so - but if you can check my receipts ...
800? No, not a day did I ever receive 600,000 as a lump sum. Yes, sir.
I want to know if you are asking me for the total of all the money that I received because I did not receive the money on one occasion and I did not record it. I will come and they give it to me. Some other time they will meet ...
I did not receive this sort of amount in 2005, no, no, 2005. This sort of amount in bulk, no. I am talking for my God. No, I did not receive that.
I have seen here written "other expenses". I don't understand that. This one that I have accounted, the money I have seen, I don't understand the occasion I was given that other expenses, 877,000.
Yes, these are correct.
Yes, they are right.
That is true. You are correct.
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