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

Well the fighting force that I told you about that I was with, I saw those activities going on amongst them. You will not object anybody, because if some people came, some men came and said, "I need this from you", because some areas where we went when we captured civilians some men will even go to people's houses and ask them for money and they will tell them that, "If you don't give me money, I will burn down this house". Sometimes they gave him the money and he at the same time burnt down the house. Sometimes they even gave him the money and he asked them to go into the house again. He will lock the house and then set the house on fire.

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