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

When I got to Makeni it was in the evening after 5 o'clock. I saw people in the street carrying bundles. These were civilians. And the RUF and AFRC who had come from Freetown too had property that they had packed and they were sitting by them, and everybody in Makeni were - they were many. It was not like during the intervention when you would have two or three people in the house, but at that time there were many people in the town and so people would even sleep in the verandas and in the living rooms. The entire town was upside down. And the civilians too were taking their property, those that they could take, and they went in hiding. And those of us, the RUF/AFRC, went there and we met, so the town was not calm. It was not calm at all.

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