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

Thank you, Your Honour, for your indulgence. I will just try to emphasise the last point that I made, that he needs the trial here, if it is to go on, principally because his witnesses are based here, the logistics, the tendency that there may be a deprivation of access by his witnesses to countries that he hears are being proposed and they could easily be denied visa to get to those places that are being proposed. And, therefore, he believes for the logistics of his case, Sierra Leone will be the most appropriate venue. Those are the concerns he wants me to relay to the Court. I thank you so much for the opportunity to put them through to the Court.

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