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

"It, however, became obvious that a mischievous plot was in the making when the same woman who had cleared the civilians brought out a camera and began to take photographs of the aircraft prior to its final take-off. Indeed, such an action constitutes a gross hostile action against any force and should attract maximum action in retaliation or deterrence. But when the soldiers who spotted Martina attempted to stop her, she reacted violently. It took the intervention of officers around to prevent her from being called to order as appropriate. This was a necessary action of restraint on the part of ECOMOG to maintain peace."

Was this incident reported to you, Mr Taylor?

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