Video: Dutch news roundup, 7 August 2010
Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified this week at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in the Netherlands
In 1997, Campbell met Taylor at a party and that evening she received a bag with uncut diamonds. Prosecutors claim those diamonds were a gift from Charles Taylor and prove that he had access to stolen diamonds.
14-year old Dutch girl Laura Dekker can finally begin her solo sailing trip around the world. She made international headlines last year when her father gave her permission to attempt the trip. But a court placed her under the supervision of child services. After months of pyschological evaluations, last week, a court lifted the supervision order paving the way for Laura's departure this week.