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.
Aug 5, 2010 ... Conflict diamonds are defined by the United Nations as "diamonds that originate
from areas controlled by forces or factions opposed to ...
Dec 5, 2011 ... So why are so-called "conflict diamonds" so controversial? ... They are generally
in "rough" form, meaning they have recently been extracted ...
Violence. Diamonds are supposed to be symbols of love, commitment, and joyful
new beginnings. But for many people in diamond-rich countries, these ...
But the hard truth is that years after the term blood diamond breached the public
consciousness, there is almost no way to know for sure that you're buying a ...
a diamond sold to fund violent insurrection in the region from which it is mined <
The minister [Peter Hain] also called for a boycott of diamonds from rebel ...
conflict diamonds that have helped to sustain several African conflicts since the
end .... United Nations' definition of conflict diamonds as stones that are mined in
Aug 10, 2010 ... CONFLICT JEWELS: Less than 1 percent of the world diamond market is made
up of blood diamonds, according to the World Diamond Council ...
A diamond that has been mined in an area undergoing a civil war or other
internal conflict, the profits of which help finance the war or conflict. Also called