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

Well, the relationship I should say is good, but before I left Monrovia to come to this Court there was - there was some - there was some threats. I got a report from my security men, there were leaflets on my house with threatening statements that if I come to testify in this matter I will be killed. That will be the end of my life and that of my family.

I am not accusing anyone, because I did not see them, but it sounded like the former soldiers of our fighting force, NPFL. But, anyway, we tried to manage the situation as it is. Even as I am here now I am quite worried. We have security in place. Maybe if we hear some strange news then let it be. God is there, it will not happen. But I was under threat from time to time, more especially when I was coming here to testify.

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