Naomi Campbell Tells War Crimes Court Was Given Diamonds

Naomi Campbell tells war crimes court was given diamonds

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - British supermodel Naomi Campbell, testifying at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, said on Thursday she had been given a pouch containing diamonds while in South Africa in 1997.

Senh: Naomi Campbell and war crimes. I was surprised to see those two together in a sentence, and had to feature it.

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    08/5/2010 - 9:12 am | View Link
  • Naomi Campbell tells court of "dirty pebbles"
    Complaining that having to appear at the court in The Hague was an "inconvenience," Campbell said two unidentified men came to her bedroom after she attended a charity dinner with Taylor and then-South African President Nelson Mandela in 1997. "I was ...
    08/5/2010 - 6:10 am | View Link
  • Naomi Campbell tells Charles Taylor's war crimes tribunal about 'dirty stones'
    Miss Campbell had denied the story and was issued with a subpoena and a warning that she faced a seven year jail sentence after initially refusing to discuss it with the UN war crimes court. In April, she insisted that she "never received a diamond".
    08/4/2010 - 9:22 pm | View Link
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