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

Well, your Honour, I wish I could answer as to why they are not good enough for him. That would be a tall order for me. But the point is that the accused has not chosen any person within the list. But from -- let me stress that from day one, the issue of representation had been addressed from the point of view of ensuring that legal expertise of measurably distinguished character is part of the team from day one. And, of course, because that issue continues to rear its head in terms of the composition of the team, it becomes a concern for us, particularly because our list is a list that does not attract such people.

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