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A U.S.-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and diamond trafficking during Sierra Leone's civil war has died in a Brussels prison, officials said Thursday.Desaedeleer was arrested in August 2015 at Malaga airport in southern Spain, attempting to reach the United States where he resided.He was soon transferred to Belgium where he had been scheduled to appear before a judge next week to request release on bail pending trial.Belgium sought his arrest following a complaint filed in Brussels in 2011 by five former diamond mine slaves.The gems were sold mainly in Antwerp, Belgium's second-biggest city and the heart of the global diamond trade for several centuries.
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