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Blood diamonds is a term used for a diamond mined in a war zone and sold to finance an insurgency, an invading army's war efforts, or a warlord's activity.

Conflict Diamonds | Amnesty International USA


Some diamonds have helped fund devastating civil wars in Africa, destroying the lives of millions. Conflict diamonds are those sold in order to fund armed ...

Conflict Diamonds | Blood Diamonds | Global Witness | Global Witness


The illicit trade in blood diamonds has funded brutal wars and human rights abuse for decades. Despite progress, the problem still exists. Read about our work.

Conflict and Blood Diamond Facts | Brilliant Earth


The conflict diamond trade has dealt permanent scars to people and nations around the world, fueling civil wars, human rights abuses, child labor, and terrorism.

What are 'conflict diamonds?' - CNN.com


Dec 5, 2011 ... A major international environmental group has pulled out of the process to guarantee that diamonds do not come from conflict zones, saying ...

Blood Diamonds | Conflict Diamonds | Kimberly Process ...


What are Blood Diamonds? What is the Kimberly Process?

How diamonds fuel Africa's conflicts - CNN.com


Apr 26, 2012 ... Much of the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor focused on the role played by so-called "conflict diamonds" in funding ...

African Blood Diamonds - How the African Diamond Trade Works ...


African Blood Diamonds - Blood diamonds in Africa are the target of human rights groups, who want to end the illegal trade. Learn more about blood diamonds ...

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web.stanford.edu/class/e297a/Conflict in Sierra Leone.htm

Eric Johnson. EDGE. Dec. 6, 2002. Blood Diamonds: The Conflict in Sierra Leone. History of Diamonds: The name "diamond" comes from the Greek word, ...

Blood diamonds | World news | The Guardian


US national arrested on Sierra Leone 'blood diamond' charges. Victims' association says Spanish authorities have arrested Michel Desaedeleer, who is ...

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Conflict Diamonds: Diamondfacts.org


What are Conflict Diamonds? Conflict diamonds are diamonds illegally traded to fund conflict in war-torn areas, particularly in central and western Africa.

Blood Diamonds - Time


It's been 15 years since the global effort to ban conflict diamonds began. But the industry is still tainted by conflict and misery.

Conflict Diamond Trade in Africa & South America: Violence ...


Diamonds that fuel civil wars are often called "blood" or "conflict" diamonds. Although many diamond-fueled wars have now ended, conflict diamonds remain a ...