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

Your Honours, they may very well be outside the temporal scope of the indictment, but your Honours we seek to bring this sort of evidence to show - to be able to prove certain contextual elements of some of the elements of the offences that we have charged. But more importantly, your Honours, we see in these acts, in these activities, we see the role of the accused as a commander and that helps to satisfy the element of command responsibility. The evidence suggests that there were RUF fighters who were fighting at the behest, at the orders, or upon the orders of the accused. Our submission is that this - to be able to establish that command responsibility, the evidence to be looked at does not necessarily have to be restricted to events and activities within Sierra Leone. I mean, it is conduct --

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