Diamonds & Human Rights



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CNRG, PACDEF Call Boy's Death a Wake-Up Call for Zimbabwe
Jeff Miller - Feb 28, 2013
Report Tackles Mystery of Zimbabwe's Missing Diamonds
Jeff Miller - Feb 25, 2013
Diamonds Ensure Misery for the People of Marange
IRIN - Feb 22, 2013
Global Witness Welcomes Continued EU Sanctions on ZMDC
Jeff Miller - Feb 19, 2013
European Union Relaxes Sanctions on Zimbabwe
Jeff Miller - Feb 18, 2013
Global Witness Warns E.U. Not to Relax Sanctions on Zimbabwe
Group Takes Belgium to Task
Jeff Miller - Feb 12, 2013
Ethical Considerations for the Trade and Trade Associations
Cecilia Gardner - Feb 6, 2013
Can the Kimberley Process Be Saved?
Ricci Dipshan - December 2012
Report Warns Zimbabwe Corruption Weakens Diamond Supply Chain
Ongoing Smuggling, Money Laundering Benefits Zimbabwe Political Elite
Jeff Miller, Avi Krawitz - Nov 12, 2013
MDC Urges Civil Servants Not to Protest Biti for Diamond Revenue Shortfall
Zimbabwe Party Defends Finance Minister Rapaport - July 25, 2012
Maguwu Defines Diamond Issues in Zimbabwe
Diamonds Must Become a 'Resource' of Blessing
Rapaport - July 3, 2012
Global Witness Ties Diamond Business with Funding Mugabe's Military
Rapaport-June 26, 2012
Report Warns Zimbabwe Corruption Weakens Diamond Supply Chain
Rapaport-November 12, 2012
Monitoring Ends for Zimbabwe, South Africa to Take Over Kimberley Process
Rapaport-November 30, 2012
JA Welcomes Progress on Kimberley Process Reform
Press Release-December 4, 2012
In New Control Over Diamonds, Smugglers Pay in Mozambique
New York Times - January 08, 2012
Zimbabweans Await Compensation for Diamond Mine Evictions
Rapaport News - December 29, 2011
India Releases Marange Rough Seized From Surat Diamond Firm
Rapaport News - December 20, 2011


Diamond Profits Seen as Filling Mugabe Coffers
Rapaport News - December 18, 2011


Competitive NGO’s
Rapaport Editorial - December 16, 2011


U.S. Adds Mbada Diamonds, Marange Resources to Sanctions List
Rapaport News - December 12, 2011


Partnership Africa Canada Commits to Kimberley Process
Rapaport News - December 11, 2011


Global Witness Withdraws From Kimberley Process
Rapaport News - December 05, 2011


AWDC Praises KP Marange Agreement
Rapaport News - November 03, 2011


U.S. to Chair Kimberley Process in 2012
Rapaport News - November 03, 2011


Paz Urges Industry Not to Squander Marange Opportunity
Rapaport News - November 03, 2011


EU Welcomes Kimberley Process Decision on Marange Exports
Rapaport News - November 02, 2011


Kimberley Process Lets Zimbabwe Off The Hook, Again
Rapaport News - November 02, 2011


Zimbabwe Applauds Decision Allowing Diamond Sales
Rapaport News - November 02, 2011


WDC Confirms Agreement on Marange Rough Exports
Rapaport News - November 01, 2011


JA and DMIA Call for Definitive Kimberley Process Improvements
Rapaport News - October 28, 2011


DRC’s KP Chair Approves Marange Exports Without Consensus
Rapaport News - June 23, 2011


Civil Society Walks Out of Kinshasa Meeting
Rapaport News - June 23, 2011


Conflicting Agenda’s
Rapaport Editorial - June 23, 2011


Civil Society Expresses Vote of No Confidence for Kimberley Process
Press Release - June 23, 2011


Kimberely Process Approves Zimbabwe Proposal
Rapaport News - January 19, 2011


Jerusalem Proposal - Draft Administrative Decision
Kimberley Process - January 01, 2011


Diamond Person of the Year 2010
Rapaport Editorial - December 23, 2010


Kimberley Process Plenary Meeting Ends With Stalemate on Zimbabwe Diamond Exports
Rapaport News - November 07, 2010


KP Fails to Make Decision on Defiant Zimbabwe
Rapaport News - November 04, 2010


A New KP Era
Rapaport Editorial - November 04, 2010


Delegates call Upon KP to Address Human Rights
Rapaport News - November 01, 2010


Kimberley Process Review Mission Report
Rapaport Diamond Report - November 01, 2010


KP Monitor’s Final Report for Marange
Abbey Chikane - November 01, 2010


Dying to Work - Farai Mutsaka
Rapaport Diamond Report - October 01, 2010


A Bloody Shame
Rapaport Editorial - August 12, 2010


KP Certified Marange Diamonds Auctioned in Harare
Rapaport News - August 12, 2010


Army Cleans Up Marange for KP Visit
Rapaport News - August 10, 2010


Zimbabwe to Auctions Marange Diamonds This Week
Rapaport News - August 09, 2010


KP Reaches Agreement with Zimbabwe
Rapaport News - August 01, 2010


Zimbabwe Can Export Rough
Rapaport News - July 15, 2010


Zimbabwe Treasury Can't Account for $30M in Rough Diamond Sales
Rapaport News - July 15, 2010


Mugabe Touts Diamond Prospects
Rapaport News - July 13, 2010


Deliberate Chaos
Human Rights Watch - June 21, 2010


PAC Calls on the KP to Suspend Zimbabwe
Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) - June 14, 2010


The Return Of The Blood Diamond
Global Witness - June 13, 2010


Global Witness Rejects Claim That Zimbabwe Diamonds Are Clean
Rapaport News - June 08, 2010


Kimberley Process Monitor Says Zimbabwe Compliant
Rapaport News - June 08, 2010


Uncertified Marange Diamonds About to be Exported
Rapaport Trade Alert - June 06, 2010


KP Monitor’s Second Fact Finding Mission Report
Abbey Chikane - May 28, 2010


Bastardizing the Diamond Industry
Rapaport Editorial - May 27, 2010


Porous Security at Canadile costing Zimbabwe
Center for Research and Development (CRD) - May 10, 2010


A Final Nail in the KP Coffin
Rapaport Editorial - April 08, 2010


KP Monitor’s Report From Fact Finding Mission
Abbey Chikane - March 21, 2010


Dealers try to thwart conflict diamond trade in Zimbabwe, but loopholes persist
MediaGlobal - March 04, 2010


An Open Letter to Abbey Chikane, the New KP Monitor for Zimbabwe
Rapaport Editorial - March 04, 2010


RJC Statement to Members on Marange Diamonds
RJC Press Release - February 02, 2010


WDC Calls for Increased Vigilance Regarding Marange Diamonds
World Diamond Council Press Release - January 27, 2010


Letter To Diamond Retailers Regarding Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds
Human Rights Watch - December 17, 2009


Zimbabwe's Diamond Mines Lead to Rape, Murder, and Thievery
Fast Company Magazine - December 01, 2009


Zimbabwe Faction Seizes Diamond Riches to Buy Power
Rapaport News - November 30, 2009


IDMA and WFDB Affirm Commitment to WDC and Kimberley Process
IDMA and WFDB Press Release - November 18, 2009


Human Rights Reports Ongoing Abuses in October
Rapaport News - November 07, 2009


Press Release on Zimbabwe
World Diamond Council Press Release - November 06, 2009


Africa’s Diamond Trade Under Scrutiny
New York Times - November 04, 2009


Kimberley Process Review Mission Report and Zimbabwe Response
Kimberley Process Final Report - July 04, 2009


Human Rights Abuses in the Marange Diamond Fields of Zimbabwe
Human Rights Watch Report - June 01, 2009


Zimbabwe, Diamonds and the Wrong Side of History
Partnership Africa Canada Report - March 01, 2009


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