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.
What are Conflict Diamonds? Conflict diamonds are diamonds illegally traded to fund conflict in war-torn areas, particularly in central and western Africa.
Diamonds that fuel civil wars are often called "blood" or "conflict" diamonds. Although many diamond-fueled wars have now ended, conflict diamonds remain a ...
It's been 15 years since the global effort to ban conflict diamonds began. But the industry is still tainted by conflict and misery.
What are blood diamonds? Get the facts about violence and abuses in the conflict diamond trade, and what we can do to help.
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 ...
May 16, 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 ...
What are Blood Diamonds? What is the Kimberly Process?
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.