“Blood Diamond” trial in the Hauge

Former President Charles Taylor of Liberia denounced charges of war crimes as “lies” at his trial in at the World Court in the Hauge. His administration is charged with providing weapons to the United Revolutionary Front during the bloody civil war in Sierra Leone for “blood diamonds.” There are further charges of what his National Patriotic Front fighters did during the civil war in Liberia.

The article does not reveal if European diamond merchants in London are charged with any crimes.

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