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Sierra Leone's blood diamond legacy

Judges at The Hague have barred photographers from taking pictures of model Naomi Campbell when she gives evidence at the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

Ms Campbell is due to testify at the war crimes trial on Thursday, when the prosecution will ask her about allegations Mr Taylor gave her a rough "blood diamond" from Sierra Leone after a celebrity dinner in 1997.

Andrew Harding looks at the legacy of Sierra Leone's 'blood diamond' industry.

  • 04 Aug 2010
  • From the section Africa
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