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TRADE ALERT: Marange Diamonds, Human Rights Abuses

These Rough Diamonds Are Sanctioned by U.S., E.U. Regulations

Nov 3, 2011 12:29 PM   By Rapaport
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RAPAPORT... TRADE ALERT: The Kimberley Process with the approval of the World Diamond Council has just authorized the release of millions of carats of Marange diamonds. These diamonds are sanctioned by U.S. OFAC and E.U. regulations and cannot be legally purchased by U.S. or E.U. entities. Diamonds from these sources have been involved in human rights abuses. RapNet members are warned not to offer these diamonds for sale on RapNet. Ethical buyers should verify their diamond sources.
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