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

Your Honour, it's 984 again, 984, I'm sorry, it's a continuation of the same paragraph that I have dealt with.

I move on to paragraph 994 but, your Honour, may I just be sure that I'm dealing - these are very late additions to my argument and there is a little bit of a problem confirming. It's just about two paragraphs, actually. 994. Correct. I'm citing the correct paragraph. Paragraph 994.

The heart of the Prosecution's evidence concerning radio operators was the evidence adduced by seven radio operators, all of which corroborates lines of communication between Taylor and Sam Bockarie in Buedu from February 1998 through December 1999. The Defence brief does not address or refute the Prosecution's evidence on this larger point. Paragraphs 1002 to 1004, and 1008 to 1009 touch on certain details of this time period which largely focus on certain - on some details. In some instances they corroborate some of the evidence. In some other instances they attempt to discredit some of the details provided by the Prosecution's radio operators.

Command responsibility. I refer to paragraphs 1224 to 1225. Defence argue that Foday Sankoh was an equal to Charles Taylor, not a subordinate as Prosecution evidence shows. They rely on TF1-548's testimony which stated that Charles Taylor, Foday Sankoh and Dr Manneh were three equals, three equal principals, who, before the start of the war, had sat together and - they were just basically three equal principals. The Defence also argue that there is a gap between Charles Taylor being merely subservient to - sorry, Foday Sankoh being merely subservient to Charles Taylor and that they were basically equals.

The Prosecution refutes this, and the Prosecution provides evidence to support that, in fact, there is sufficient evidence already in the Prosecution trial brief to support the fact that Taylor - Sankoh was subservient.

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