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.
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 ...
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
The conflict diamond trade has dealt permanent scars to people and nations
around the world, fueling civil wars, human rights abuses, child labor, and
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 ...
What are Blood Diamonds? What is the Kimberly Process?
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 - Blood diamonds in Africa are the target of human rights
groups, who want to end the illegal trade. Learn more about blood diamonds ...
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, ...
US national arrested on Sierra Leone 'blood diamond' charges. Victims'
association says Spanish authorities have arrested Michel Desaedeleer, who is ...