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A Diamond for Miss Campbell

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Charles Taylor was convicted recently by the Special Court for Sierra Leone sitting in The Hague of indirect involvement in war crimes committed in the West African country. The conviction would seem to give substance to testimonies that Taylor dealt in blood diamonds and offered some as gift to supermodel Naomi Campbell. In the violent campaign by rebels between 1991 and 2002 to topple the government of Sierra Leone, rough diamonds were said to have been used to procure munitions for the RUF rebels. According to news reports, the rebels killed, maimed and raped everything on their path. Charles Taylor, a warlord elected president in neighbouring Liberia, was widely believed to have been in alliance with Foday Sankoh the RUF leader, to negotiate arm deals with diamonds — rough and uncut — illegally mined from the rebel controlled diamond rich region of Sierra Leone. The conflict was intense, the atrocities…

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