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

May I respond, because some new issues were raised by counsel's submission. Your Honours, there is no prohibition to witnesses being shown something in court that they had previously marked. Whether or not this witness is lying about how these marks were made will be your Honours' determination. Her credibility will be for your Honours's determination on this issue. She will talk about this map under oath. The fact that she draws the line - drawing the lines under oath is not relevant, whether or not she will be talking about these markings under oath, and both myself and then Defence counsel will be entitled to examine her about this map and how it was created and whether or not the end - and the credibility that goes to this map.

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