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

With all due respect, your Honours, I don't think it is appropriate for the witness to dictate at what point in the evidence the Chamber will hear what she has to say. The witness cannot direct the mode of examination. What if this were to repeat itself under cross-examination and she says she has some information she does not wish to reveal because it would compromise her security? Must I then be forced to go into closed or private session? I think it is up to the Chamber to direct the witness as to what questions she may or may not answer, with all due respect, your Honours.

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