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

All disclosures have been made timely to the Defence on this matter. The witness first was asked why he left Pujehun. In earlier statements he indicated he left because of the war. He was asked why he left Pujehun here in The Hague during the course of proofing and he indicated to us this incident - among other things including this incident where his uncle was decapitated. He was not asked the name of the uncle. The disclosure at that time - this is today the first time I have asked him, or anyone to my knowledge from the Prosecution, has asked him the name. The disclosure was given to the Defence in a timely manner indicating that the uncle was decapitated as the witness has just testified. All of this arises out of a statement from 2003 where he indicated he left Pujehun because of the war.

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