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

When I said he had no choice, I think Sam Bockarie was his commander at the time and he was not under any different faction. He was under RUF at the time. He had no choice but to take orders. Whether you were willing or not, you had to take orders because your boss is your boss. Your boss is always right, so he had no choice except to take orders from Sam Bockarie. And I think that was the order that they took, that your boss is your boss. You had no choice. Whatever your boss did to you, he is the boss and the boss is always right in the RUF. So he just had to take orders. He had no choice.

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