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

It is in paragraph 30 of our brief, and we have relied on the Nahimana Appeals Chamber decision and that decision defines the term "corroboration" as follows, "Two testimonies corroborate one another when one prima facie credible testimony is compatible with another prima facie credible testimony regarding the same fact, or a sequence of linked facts. It is not necessary that both testimonies be identical in all aspects, or describe the same fact in the same way. Every witness presents what he has seen from his own point of view at the time of the events, or according to how he understood the events recounted by others. It follows that corroboration may exist, even when some details differ between testimonies, provided that no credible testimony describes the facts in question in a way which is not compatible with the description given in another credible testimony."

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