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Zimbabwe to Resume Diamond Sales 150
Zimbabwe to Hold First Diamond Sale in a Year
Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) will auction 1.56 million carats of diamonds over the next two
News Feb 25, 2018 Rapaport News
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Antwerp Refutes Global Witness’s Zimbabwe Claims
Belgium’s diamond industry has refuted allegations by non-profit organization Global Witness that illicit goods from Zimbabwe
News Sep 14, 2017 Rapaport News
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Global Witness Urges Trade to Improve CAR Checks
Global Witness has called on diamond buyers to step up their due diligence when trading with the Central
News Jul 12, 2017 Rapaport News
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CAR Claims Diamond Smuggling Slowing
The Central African Republic (CAR) defended itself recently against allegations that dealers were smuggling rough
News Jul 10, 2017 Rapaport News
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Global Witness Warns of CAR Diamond Smuggling
Smugglers are using social-media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp to get diamonds out of the Central African
News Jun 26, 2017 Joshua Freedman
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OFAC Adds Sino Zim and Sam Pa to Sanctions List
The U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), which lists specially designated nationals and blocked
News Apr 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Guinea Corruption Inquiry Moves to Strip Steinmetz of Iron Concession
Press Release: A government committee in Guinea today recommended stripping diamond billionaire Beny Steinmetz of one of the world's
Press Release Apr 10, 2014 Global Witness
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EU Preps to Lift Sanctions on ZMDC
Special interest leaks from the European Union (EU) signaled that the governing body would be lifting
News Sep 18, 2013 Jeff Miller
Marange Rough
Global Witness Urges SADC to Investigate Zimbabwe's Polls
As residents of Zimbabwe hit the polls today in the country's presidential election, Global Witness called upon the
News Jul 31, 2013 Jeff Miller
Marange Rough
Global Witness Welcomes Continued EU Sanctions on ZMDC
Global Witness welcomed the European Union's (EU) decision to keep the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC)
News Feb 19, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Global Witness Ties Diamond Business with Funding Mugabe's Military
Global Witness called for urgent action to prevent a businessman in China from financing Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe's
News Jun 26, 2012 Jeff Miller
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The Apple Effect
The recent protests against the labor conditions at tech giant Apple’s manufacturing facilities in China should serve
Analysis Feb 17, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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Competitive NGO’s
The recent withdrawal of Global Witness from the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) generated much press
Analysis Dec 16, 2011 Avi Krawitz
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Partnership Africa Canada Commits to Kimberley Process
Partnership Africa Canada (PAC), a founding member of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KP) civil society coalition,
News Dec 11, 2011 Avi Krawitz
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Global Witness Withdraws From Kimberley Process
Global Witness has withdrawn from the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme charging that the organization has
News Dec 05, 2011 Avi Krawitz
Civil Society Expresses Vote of No Confidence for Kimberley Process
Press Release: Activist organisations today expressed a vote of no confidence in the Kimberley Process, and walked out of the scheme’s meeting in Kinshasa, in protest at its
Press Release Jun 23, 2011 Global Witness
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Yamba Endorses Zim Exports, Civil Society Walks Out of KP Meeting
Update 6/24/11: Rapaport News has learned that Kimberley Process chairman, Mathieu Yamba, approved Zimbabwe's rough
News Jun 23, 2011 Avi Krawitz
NGOs Warn It Is Becoming Difficult to Justify KP
The nongovernmental arm of the Kimberley Process (KP) warned that it is questioning its participation in the scheme based on current issues with Zimbabwe. “It's
News Jun 22, 2010 Deena Taylor, Avi Krawitz
Zimbabwe Denies Diamond Campaigner Bail
A Zimbabwe court has denied bail to Farai Maguwu, the head of a local nongovernment organization (NGO) focused on monitoring abuses around the Marange diamond
News Jun 21, 2010 Avi Krawitz
To Civil Society
Much of what transpires at next week’s Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) intercessional meeting in Tel Aviv hinges on the actions of civil society - the
Analysis Jun 17, 2010 Avi Krawitz
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