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.
It's been 15 years since the global effort to ban conflict diamonds began. But the industry is still tainted by conflict and misery.
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 ...
Violence. Diamonds are supposed to be symbols of love, commitment, and joyful new beginnings. But for many people in diamond-rich countries, these ...
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 ...
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.
The conflict diamond issue first came to the public's attention in 1998 when a small, London-based non-governmental organization (NGO) named Global ...
Dec 11, 2006 ... Find Out More About Blood Diamonds And How To Avoid Buying One.