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

This is a - she was probably 13. She was one of three adolescent girls who were rounded up from Kissy by a group of rebels in late January, around the 20th to the 22nd January, if I am not mistaken, and taken up to a hill and had their hands amputated - in this case both hands. She was I think about 13. Her account is in my report and it was in a section which focused on the particular targeting of - or the commission of crimes against children and in one section which if I am not mistaken deals with children actually being targeted out for abuse, because she was in her house and according to her testimony when people were asked to come out by the rebels they particularly picked out these three adolescent girls and amputated them.

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