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

I have a good recollection of that instance. I had just left the country and when I was a correspondent for Reuters news agency we usually worked with local stringers which means when we are not in the country local journalists do report and feed our news organisation by their reports that maybe were written in regional centres which happened to be in that case Abidjan. So I was very good friends with our local journalist and he lives downtown and I know that that has been a very, very difficult period for him and I tried to reach him and, having just come out of the country myself, I felt like that was the minimum I should do and he was terrorised by - in this specific context you refer to.

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