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In CAR, diamonds are a rebel's best friend - Fremont Tribune - Fremont Tribune

In CAR, diamonds are a rebel's best friend - Fremont Tribune Fremont Tribune Central African Republic's new government insists that it intends to fully comply with the Kimberley Process, which aims to curb the trade in blood diamonds whose profits...
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De Beers Would Back Stricter Blood Diamond Controls - NASDAQ

De Beers Would Back Stricter Blood Diamond Controls - NASDAQ | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
De Beers Would Back Stricter Blood Diamond Controls NASDAQ Along with rights groups and governments, De Beers was one of the architects of the Kimberley Process, a United Nations-backed program charged with stopping the trade in so-called blood...
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Diamonds to get 'ethical' label - BBC News

Diamonds to get 'ethical' label - BBC News | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
Diamonds to get 'ethical' label
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Diamonds that are "clean" will have a new label after key players in the business introduced the "5th C" stamp.
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So, blood diamonds are forever? - Hindu Business Line

So, blood diamonds are forever? - Hindu Business Line | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
So, blood diamonds are forever?
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Nations where conflict diamonds and illegal money-laundering are of major concern are Guinea, Lebanon, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Venezuela, Guyana and Liberia.
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Central African Republic banned from blood diamonds watchdog - MINING.com

MINING.com Central African Republic banned from blood diamonds watchdog MINING.com The Kimberley Process, an international watchdog set up to stop the trade of so called “conflict diamonds,” has suspended Central African Republic from the global...
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Not Just Out of Africa: South America’s “Blood Diamonds” Network | World | TIME.com

Not Just Out of Africa: South America’s “Blood Diamonds” Network | World | TIME.com | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
Guyana and Venezuela appear to be sources of the tainted gems – and their persistence may doom the Kimberly Process of certifying the ethical roots of diamonds (RT @time: 'Blood diamonds' in South America undermine the fight against global diamond...

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Should Blood Diamonds be allowed for trade? - Nerdfighters

Should Blood Diamonds be allowed for trade? - Nerdfighters | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
Well I think generally a no would be the answer most people give, but I could see why someone would say yes. (That is not my opinion). Blood diamonds are still being sold illegally and the exclusivity of them makes them ...
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Beyond Blood Diamonds: Descent of the Moa River, Sierra Leone ...

'We are tourists' I repeated for third time to the man who was eyeing me suspiciously through the dense jungle surrounding a remote village, a few miles from the Sierra Leone – Guinea border. His English was patchy but two ...
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Tiffany's stunning Great Gatsby: No blood diamonds here | La ...

Tiffany's stunning Great Gatsby: No blood diamonds here | La ... | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
But with Leonardo Di Caprio's staunch eco-conscious ethos, how did Tiffany ensure that there were no blood diamonds amongst this very pretty lot? Remembering that Leonardo starred in Blood Diamonds. Tiffany & Co.
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Why The Kimberley Certification Process For “Conflict Free Diamonds” Must Be ... - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)

Why The Kimberley Certification Process For “Conflict Free Diamonds” Must Be ... - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog) | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
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Blood blossoms: Kenya’s flower farms no bed of roses

Blood blossoms: Kenya’s flower farms no bed of roses | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
First, there were stories about ‘blood diamonds’ – how illicit trade in diamonds fueled civil war in West Africa. Then, we  heard about ‘blood minerals’ in the DR Congo in which mining operations were fueling conflict there.

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Analysis: Loophole in blood diamond monitoring scheme exposed

Analysis: Loophole in blood diamond monitoring scheme exposed | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG/LONDON (Reuters) - It was hailed as a way to make it possible to buy a diamond ring for your sweetheart free from worry that you were funding civil wars and rights abuses.But the efficacy...
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US Official Visiting Israel to Discuss 'Blood Diamonds' | The 5 Towns ...

US Official Visiting Israel to Discuss 'Blood Diamonds' | The 5 Towns ... | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
US Official Visiting Israel to Discuss 'Blood Diamonds'. JTA – A top U.S. official is traveling to Israel to discuss trade with a focus on conflict diamonds. Jose Fernandez, the assistant secretary of state for economic and business ...
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VIEW : Blood money and diamonds — Professor Farakh A Khan - Pakistan Daily Times

VIEW : Blood money and diamonds — Professor Farakh A Khan
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We all know the tale of 'Blood Diamonds' and their role in deaths of the poor in Africa.
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Namibia's blood diamonds

You as a consumer are able to help us put an end to the blood diamonds of Namibia. For more information refer to our website thesealsofnam.org Please feel fr...
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Luxury jewellery brands fail to address ethical responsibilities - Jeweller Magazine: Jewellery News and Trends

Luxury jewellery brands fail to address ethical responsibilities - Jeweller Magazine: Jewellery News and Trends | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
Luxury jewellery brands are lagging behind smaller brands in the ethical sourcing of metals and gemstones, according to an independent report by non-profit organisation Fair Jewelry Action and strategic adviser, Lifeworth Consulting.

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Blood diamond trail leads to loopholes in Kimberley Process - The Guardian

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Blood diamond trail leads to loopholes in Kimberley Process
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Rebels in countries such as Liberia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Sierra Leone sold "blood diamonds" to fund their wars.
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The War Over Blood Ivory - Town Hall

Town Hall The War Over Blood Ivory Town Hall For over three decades smuggling and selling illegally obtained blood diamonds and exotic minerals has made waging low-level warfare in Central Africa a lucrative criminal racket for rebel militias and...
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Who's to blame for "blood diamond" regulation failure?

The Kimberley Certification Process (KP) was ostensibly designed to keep "blood diamonds" off global markets.

Not only has it failed to do so, but it is actively promoting the human rights atrocities it pledged to wipe out.


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Angolan Blood Diamonds - the Role of the European Union and the Kimberley ... - AllAfrica.com

Angolan Blood Diamonds - the Role of the European Union and the Kimberley ... - AllAfrica.com | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
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Experts estimate that since the KP was established, so-called "conflict diamonds" have fallen from 15% to less than 1% of the global trade in rough diamonds.
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CNBC: Would you buy a man-made diamond? - USA Today - USA TODAY

CNBC: Would you buy a man-made diamond? - USA Today - USA TODAY | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
CNBC: Would you buy a man-made diamond? - USA Today
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Carbon atoms are layered on top of an initial diamond "seed," fast-tracking a natural process lasting many millennia down to a matter of months.
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Central African Republic Faces Diamond Ban - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Central African Republic Faces Diamond Ban Wall Street Journal LONDON—The international body responsible for curbing trade in conflict-tainted diamonds is recommending an embargo on diamond exports from the Central African...
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Israeli blood diamond agreement scuppered by BDS activists - OpEdNews

Israeli blood diamond agreement scuppered by BDS activists - OpEdNews | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
OpEdNews Israeli blood diamond agreement scuppered by BDS activists OpEdNews The BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) campaign to expose the trade in Israeli blood diamonds is claiming a victory following the removal of an article published by...
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Are You Aiding Conflict Diamonds? [Infographic]

Are You Aiding Conflict Diamonds? [Infographic] | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe was reinstated into the Kimberley Process in 2011 despite evidence of corruption funded by diamond mining. This infographic breaks it down...
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From Blood Diamonds and Dirty Gold to Fair Trade

From Blood Diamonds and Dirty Gold to Fair Trade | Year 13 Geography Blood diamonds | Scoop.it

'From Blood Diamonds and Dirty Gold to Fair Trade' blog post by Marc Choyt. CSRWIRE - Talkback September 17, 2012

 

Making responsible, fair trade jewelry more common than organic food: The transformation of the jewelry sector is underway.... http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/540-from-blood-diamonds-and-dirty-gold-to-fair-trade


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