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

Yes, Mr President. It has come to the attention of the Prosecution that yesterday and Monday Defence counsel was apparently displaying something to the gallery on both occasions. It was of course not during court, I think it was before court commenced, but we have been informed that it was some type of message as well as a website address for an association in Liberia that, among other things, solicits money for the Defence of Charles Taylor. Now we would ask if the Defence would be able to show us what they were displaying to the gallery and if indeed it is in the form of some type of public relations message relating to the accused and a website, we would suggest that perhaps the dignity of the courtroom is better served if such displays are not made from the courtroom itself.

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