Spain arrests trafficker on Sierra Leone 'blood diamond' charges
AFP/The Local · 31 Aug 2015, 14:40
Published: 31 Aug 2015 14:40 GMT+02:00
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The death toll from Sierra Leone's civil war is estimated at 120,000 in a country that now has roughly six million people, making it one of African's deadliest conflicts in recent history.
The government of Sierra Leone has attempted to crack down on cross-border diamond trafficking to persuade foreign investors that blood diamonds are a thing of the past.