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

I will say that most of them, 95 per cent of the children, have rehabilitated. Some of them are already married with children. They learn skills, they are working. We have plenty of taxi drivers, or auto mechanics, or carpenters, or tailers working in Freetown and other place of Sierra Leone. We have children in college already, children who passed through St Michael, or still finishing the secondary school, but we have a good group of them in college now. There were very few that never made it. We call them lost causes because they never left the drugs, especially the bigger ones, and so they never rehabilitated. Many of them are in the streets, some of them in Freetown, doing these small crimes, stealing, or something like that. Some of them are in Pademba Prison in Freetown.

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