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Zimbabwe: End Persecution of Activist Group

(New York) - Civil Society organizations, including Global Witness, Human Rights Watch, and Partnership Africa Canada, today condemned the state-sponsored harassment and intimidation of a Zimbabwean...

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DR Congo + 7 more

Diamonds and Human Security - Annual Review 2009

The Kimberley Process: Too Important to Fail, Too Important for Pretense By all indications, and from the evidence gathered for this year's Diamonds and Human Security Annual Review, the Kimberley...

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Angola + 7 more

Les diamants et la sécurité humaine - Revue annuelle 2009

Le Processus de Kimberley : trop important pour échouer, trop important pour faire semblant Tout porte à croire, notamment les preuves réunies pour la présente Revue annuelle sur les diamants et la...

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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, diamonds and the wrong side of history

Summary This report describes the role of diamonds in the Zimbabwean economy and their place in the country's increasingly repressive governance. It describes growing evidence of smuggling, the...

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DR Congo + 7 more

Loupe holes - Illicit diamonds in the Kimberley Process

The illicit trade: Gateway for conflict diamonds The illicit trade in rough diamonds is one of the greatest threats facing the Kimberley Process (KP) certification scheme. The KP was created to halt...

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DR Congo

New report examines gender based violence in DRC

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the urgent need to address violence against women and use of HIV as a weapon of war has been identified as a top priority by Congolese NGOs. In Why...

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Angola + 2 more

Diamonds in the Central African Republic

The Study This paper builds on findings contained in a previous publication of the Diamonds and Human Security Project: Hard Currency: The Criminalized Diamond Economy of the Democratic Republic of...

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DR Congo + 6 more

The Kimberley Process: The case for proper monitoring

By Ian Smillie 'Sunlight is the best disinfectant.' - Miguel Schloss, Transparency International Part I: Monitoring and The Kimberley Process Conflict diamonds have contributed to the deaths of...

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