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

I also refer you, Mr Sesay, on that same issue, to the transcript of 3 August 2009 at page 25805. I'll probably just start at line 1, midway:

"Q. Now I want us please to consider against that

background what else was going on."

Again this is the evidence of Charles Taylor.

"Now remember in August it had been brought to your

attention that there was this group of Sierra Leoneans in

Guinea. Is that right?

A. That is correct.

Q. Who wanted to make contact with you?

A. Yes.

Q. You told us that you thereafter contacted your

colleagues on the Committee of Five and as a consequence

invited Sam Bockarie to Liberia?

A. That is correct.

Q. Now, help us, Mr Taylor. First did Sam Bockarie come

to Liberia as a result of that invitation?

A. Yes.

Q. Who brought him?

A. I sent one of my generals, Dopoe Menkarzon, to the

border and got messages and he accepted that invitation."

Mr Sesay, is this the same incident you were talking about when Sam Bockarie first went to see Charles Taylor?

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