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Campbell to testify in war crimes trial

Supermodel alleged to have received diamond from dictator Taylor.

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been called to testify at the war crimes trial of former Liberian dictator Charles Taylor. Investigators believe that Taylor may have given Campbell a large uncut diamond at a reception hosted by Nelson Mandela in 1997.

The prosecution contends that Taylor dealt in 'blood diamonds' which are sold and then used to fund insurgencies.

Should Campbell refuse to testify she could face a prison sentence of up to seven years. However her lawyer Gideon Benaim has said that she will accept the court's summons, which was delivered to him in London.

Campbell's agent Carole White and the Hollywood actress Mia Farrow are also set to testify at the trial .