The document, "Confidential", is dated "Wednesday the 21st of March, 2007" and is addressed to:
"His Excellency Al-Haji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah.
President of the Republic of Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone". The title of the letter is "The Prosecutor vs. Charles Taylor" and the subject matter "Prisoner Foday Lansana. Application for Remission of Sentence and Release from Prison":
"Excellency, the Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone seeks your indulgence on a most sensitive and urgent matter.
Mr Foday Lansana, currently a prisoner of the Republic of Sierra Leone, and serving a sentence at the Central Prison, Pademba Road, has agreed to appear as a witness for the Prosecution in the case of Prosecutor vs. Charles Taylor. This trial will commence in The Hague on the 14th [sic] June 2007".