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Model 'said Taylor sent diamond'

Supermodel Naomi Campbell told Mia Farrow she had received a "huge diamond" from Charles Taylor in 1997, the actress has claimed.

Ms Farrow's testimony directly contradicts Ms Campbell's account that she received two or three stones and did not know who sent them.

They have both been giving evidence at the trial of the ex-Liberian president, who is accused of war crimes during Sierra Leone's civil war.

Linking Mr Taylor to illegal "blood diamonds" is key to the prosecution's case at his war crimes trial at the Hague.

Mr Taylor denies all 11 charges.

  • 09 Aug 2010
  • From the section Africa
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