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

They could discuss it within themselves and they could discuss it with us. I could have access to these informations, because sometimes when these security forces came there they command a lot of respect by explaining the issues that was going on. And when they come, for example if they want to drink palm wine or have a beer they could just force them to get it and when we are going - when you ask them for payment you could be beaten, or at the end of the day. So to avoid this type of harassment sometimes we offered - I offered them and when I offered them they start explaining about situation that is going on, or that will happen, or that had happened. So this was how I used to have most of the information.

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