Diamonds bring Naomi Campbell to war crimes tribunal

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British supermodel Naomi Campbell has given testimony at the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in The Hague. She’s alleged to have received diamonds from Taylor after a dinner hosted by Nelson Mandela in 1997. Campbell admitted to receiving what she described as a few ‘dirty-looking’ stones, which she later gave to charity. Taylor’s accused of selling diamonds to finance a civil war in Sierra Leone. He denies the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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