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

According to him, he said he did not make that decision alone. He said Morris Kallon did not like the idea, that is the way I was behaving towards the civilians. He said I had a Bible under my arm. In that sense he meant that I was not harsh with the people for them to do the work, I was not threatening the people to do the actual work that they were supposed to do, so he went and told Issa Sesay to put somebody in charge of the mining who would be hard, who will be aggressive enough for the work to go on well. That was the reason.

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