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

Anybody known to have close connection was executed by the security forces, and I witnessed that in Kenema. Common civilians - mostly it was if you are not well dressed, because that is how they used to associate rebels. Anything clean is not part of the rebel. The worst in society is always what they associates with rebel. If you are in coat and tie you cannot be executed, but if you are wearing - maybe a farmer coming from his farm ragtag in that manner they just arrest you, bring you to Kenema and take you to the police station. In the morning they just open the cell. Anybody they see they just say, "One, two, three, four, five, you come out." Then they take them to the cemetery and give them summary execution without going through any judiciary process.

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