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

Yes, after the orders were given, before Issa left he appointed Morris Kallon, who was the deputy to Superman in the Kono jungle, to destroy and burn all the houses in Kono, so Morris Kallon also passed the order and he said that all the fighters on the ground, they had rights over all the properties, even women, because by then we had very few civilians in Koidu Town and the surroundings. Therefore, we should burn down Koidu Town, we shouldn't leave any house untouched and the surrounding. Even when we were ready to leave the town, the house each person was leaving you should put fire on that house and if you refuse to do so it would have been a problem for you and that was what happened: Kono was burnt down.

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