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

The NPFL at this particular time is a combination of Liberians, Gambians, Ivorians, Ghanaians, even a few Nigerians, because there was no volunteer situation. This is the composition. And a few Mahn Guineans whose relatives on the Liberian side could encourage them to join. In fact, I remember specifically a number of around 200 Ivorians from the Dan ethnic group that joined the NPFL. I remember this so well because following my - the disarmament in 1995 I then collected those men and took them and delivered them to late President Houphouet-Boigny who used them in the gendarmerie because they were very highly trained.

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