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

Let us then now have a look at this accord. We see that it's headed, "Peace agreement between the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone and Revolutionary United Front of Sierra Leone":

"Moved by the imperative need for a just and durable peace in Sierra Leone; inspired by the equally imperative need for genuine national unity and reconciliation to end the fratricidal war in Sierra Leone; committed to promoting popular participation in governance and full respect for human rights and humanitarian laws; dedicated to the advancement of democratic development and to the maintenance of sociopolitical order free of inequality, despotism and corruption; convinced that a sense of common purpose and patriotism is the need of the hour..."

Now, let me pause there. In the drafting of this accord, Mr Fayia, did you have any technical assistance from a legal draftsman, somebody like that?

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