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

And I'm particularly interested in the Gios and the Manos you see, Mr Bility, and what I'm asking is this: You have this situation: Two particular ethnic groups in Nimba County have been targeted and persecuted by Doe's forces who are primarily Krahns and Mandingos. What then happens is in December 1989, not by chance, the invasion led by the NPFL enters through Nimba County and they are welcomed by the Manos and the Gios who had been persecuted three years prior. My question is: Do you agree that what Doe's forces did in Nimba County in 1985 laid the ground for the welcome received by the NPFL forces when they invaded on 24 December 1989?

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