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

Because you have it, Madam President, I'm going to come to that. You have it actually in the form of certain documents admitted under rule 92 bis. And there is a history here that is illustrated by the documents admitted through the Appeal Chamber under rule 92 bis. This was a witness who eventually came to the attention of the Prosecution in the middle of 2008. Now, the timing and the way in which the Prosecution dealt with this potential witness is very interesting. On the 12th of March 2008, a man called Zigzag Marzah gave evidence in this Court in public session, and he mentioned the witness - I'll call him the witness, because although he didn't give evidence he was a potential witness - he mentioned 032 in the course of his evidence, and it was in a significant context. Then, on the 15th of May 2008, Moses Blah, a former President of Liberia, gave evidence, and I've no doubt the Court has his evidence very much in mind still. He also gave evidence about the incident that Zigzag Marzah had given evidence about in which Marzah named this particular person. On that same date, the 15th of May, the Prosecution interviewed a person, Witness TF1-375 who actually did give evidence. They interviewed that witness for the 17th time on the 15th of May 2008. That witness had never, prior to that date, talked at all about the incident in which 032 was said by Marzah to have been involved, but on that day, the 15th of May, 375 suddenly came out with an account of the same incident, naming 032.

Now, the Prosecution then approached 032, and we have, in the exhibits, confidential exhibits, and so I'm not going to go into them in any great detail, but we have confidential exhibits D-479 and D-480, that both relate to witness 032. And I don't believe that - I don't want them put up in any event because they are confidential, but D-479 shows a long list of disbursements, that means quite simply money paid either to or on behalf of 032, starting on the 8th of June of 2008, going through on nine different occasions during June, when he was paid several hundred United States dollars, and when I say dollars - I'm not going to say United States dollars, all the time, if I use the expression dollars throughout my submissions then I refer to the United States dollar and no other country's dollar. He was seen nine times - sorry, he was seen 11 times or paid 11 times in June. He was paid eight times - nine times in July of 2008. In August 2008, he was paid two amounts of money. And in October 2008, he was paid more money on three different occasions. And that came to in excess of $3,000.

Now, that money was -

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