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

I have heard Ms Hollis, your Honour, and if the submission being made is made in terrorem, in the sense that it is a threat as to actions which the Prosecution might take during the course of the Defence case, then of course we reject that because it seems to us that, given the nature of this exhibit, which is self-explanatory, the suggestion that the Prosecution have somehow been taken by surprise, which must be the foundation for the objection, seems to us to be totally unfounded and we cannot see what disadvantage the Prosecution have suffered as a consequence of not being given a hard copy of that DVD before it was, in fact, shown to the tribunal.

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