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

A lot of them told us that people that usually leave their own towns to their own town because as long as this exodus was moving, people see their friends, colleagues with their loads, they don't wait for any attack, they will just move. So according to those that were meeting them, they were telling them there was fighting and whenever there was fierce fighting and the rebels have open hand, then they will just overrun the town, then if possible it's a small settlement and they have lost manpower in that area they will just burn that small settlement down and move forward.

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