Month: July 2010

WAR CRIMES TRIAL TO SUBPOENA NAOMI CAMPBELL

Via BBC News British supermodel Naomi Campbell is to be forced to give evidence in the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor. The UN-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone ordered a subpoena to be served and said law enforcement agencies should be asked to ensure she appeared. Prosecutors say Ms Campbell was given a “blood diamond” by Mr Taylor in 1997 at Nelson Mandela’s house in South Africa. Mr Taylor is accused of using such diamonds to fuel a []