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

The Defence counsel has raised two points of foundation. The first is the time frame on this is clearly established as being when the conversation between Maada Bio and Foday Sankoh took place, which according to the record was in early 1996 before the elections in Sierra Leone. The second point about the witness's basis of knowledge, the witness has already testified extensively to the fact that she was monitoring communications on the RUF radio network. So on both bases, the Prosecution's submission is that there is certainly foundation to ask that question.

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