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

Well, it's as if I did it through remote control. I had never Bockarie in my life until September. I had never met Sam Bockarie in my life, but let's go back a little bit. Let's go back to the arrest of Foday Sankoh. Let's go to the arrest of Foday Sankoh and the instructions that Foday Sankoh sent back to his people. Let's see if that promotion is not there.

I don't know Sam Bockarie. It is none of my business. I have never met him, like I said before. All of the time in 1991 and 1992 that we had a short cooperation with the RUF, even Sankoh never brought Sam Bockarie to Gbarnga. I didn't know the man. I was not in control of the organisation. How could I promote a person and how did I do it? I called on the radio and promoted him? Or I called on the telephone and said, "You are general" to someone that I don't know and had never met before?

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