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

Well, that was political ideology. That is, the ideas. You know, the causes of the war. Why Foday Sankoh and his colleague Special Forces, some students who were at the FBC, why they went to Libya to train. They used to tell us about some of the things that went on in the country. They said they thought those were not supposed to be going on. Like, when the teachers were teaching and they did not get their salaries at the end of the month and if somebody criticised the government that person would be arrested and imprisoned.

Those were the things. You know, the wrong - things about the political system in the country. How things were difficult. It was difficult to go to school. And even when some of those who could complete their schooling, they did not get employment. Those were the things that they told us they were against.

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