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

Yes, yes. During the crisis there became a point where ECOMOG had to be firm and they were firm on many occasions. The general public had grown tired with ECOMOG, quite frankly, and the behaviour of some of the personnel during the period leading into the elections. Like I said, they had to be rough and firm on so many occasions and quite frankly they did a good job, but there were some people that really, really felt that in so many instances they were heavy handed. One can say, well, they had to do that to bring about the type of stability that they brought about, but the civilians did not like it and reacted from time to time.

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