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

Thank you, your Honour. We suggest that, yes, it may, and it will depend upon the evaluation of the evidence itself and the indicia of liability that are looked at to determine is this evidence believable? Because when we look at corroboration, what are we really looking at? We are looking at is there something else in the record that makes this evidence more likely to be true, that gives us a greater sense of trust and reliability for that evidence, so that it would be an individual assessment as to each piece of evidence before you. Now, we suggest that here we have evidence not only of who would certainly be accomplices, talking about the involvement of Charles Taylor, but we also have physical evidence of them travelling to Liberia, getting evidence -- getting ammunition and arms from White Flower, from the warehouse next to White Flower, and being told by Charles Taylor to take this evidence (sic). So we suggest you have to look at each particular piece of evidence and judge it by its reliability, by its consistency with the other evidence before you, and again we look at the counterbalancing factors is what we would suggest that you have to do.

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