Protesters Crash Diamond Billionaire's Party


On Thursday night, diamond billionaire Lev Leviev, a gaggle of socialites, and members of (quasi) elite social networking group A Small World gathered at Leviev's Madison Avenue boutique to, as organizers put it, "Buck the Recession with Champagne & Diamonds." Inside the store, sparkling wine and jewelry may have been the focus, but outside, a small but vocal group of protesters drew attention to Leviev's human-rights abuses.

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December 07, 2008

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Hilary Lewis

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