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

Yes, we refer to instances where the names of protective witnesses have been given in open session. We refer to instances where questions relating to particular personal circumstances of a witness have been given, or asked, in open session so that the whole world knows particular circumstances of the family of a witness, which is not relevant. So, our concern is that we deal very, very cautiously when we are discussing even these matters and so I certainly applaud Defence counsel when he says he would not be able to go, in open session, into further detail and that is why the Prosecution invites that if there are further submissions to be made they be made in private session, or in closed session, because nothing is done in a vacuum and a bit of information here and a bit of information there can very well lead to violation of protective measures.

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