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

I spent a long time there because I used to hold meetings and resolving issues right up to the time I went to Madina and from there I went towards the Bamoluma. It was now in my presence that I saw the UNOMSIL who were loaded by Bai Bureh in a truck. At that time the way the rebels were behaving, people started coming to me asking, "What is happening? What is happening?" And I told them to wait, that I didn't know what was happening myself. And later Bai Bureh took the UNOMSIL people to Kamba. From there when they returned, I went there and asked I him. I said, "What's going on?" And he said, "Oh, haven't you heard what is going on?" And I said no. He said, "Those UNOMSIL are forcing the children here to disarm. That is the conflict that they had in Makeni and that's why we have arrested these and we've taken them to Kamba."

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