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

"I.e. - 'engulfed in one big fight for survivalism and hence lost its sense of justice'.

(b) Atrocities During the Conflict.

The civil war in Sierra Leone have been catalogue with a lot of atrocities especially at a latter date, simply because of the amount of forces involved in the fight. The international community have not investigated the commission of these atrocities fully, either from the people themselves or the fighting forces. They only cast blame on the RUF due to what the so-called Government of Freetown tells them or spoon feeds people to say RUF did this to me.

The RUF will never deny involvement in committing atrocities in Sierra Leone during the 10 years civil war, but the kind of appalling atrocities committed at a latter time of the conflict cannot be attributed to the RUF, because the RUF is bounded by rules and regulations which cannot allow anybody to commit atrocity against innocent civilians whom the RUF took arms to save from the misery imposed on them by politicians."

I'm going to pause. Mr Sesay, I'm going to ask you again do you agree with this proposition:

"The RUF will never deny involvement in committing atrocities in Sierra Leone during the 10 years's civil war."

Do you agree with that?

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