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  • What are 'conflict diamonds?' - CNN

    Dec 04, 2011 · Apart from the innocent people caught up in the conflicts that the trade fuels, thousands of men, women and children in countries such as Sierra Leone are used as slaves to extract diamonds.

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  • How to Avoid Buying a Blood Diamond | Time

    The diamond industry is still tainted by conflict, but it's possible to buy a jewel that helps people—instead of hurting them

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  • Massive diamond found by Sierra Leone pastor now ... - MINING.com

    The government of Sierra Leone confirmed Wednesday that a 709.41-carat diamond found by a local pastor early this year is currently in Antwerp, Belgium, for auction and sale.

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  • Huge Sierra Leone diamond prepared for New York auction ...

    Another diamond and a further attempt by Sierra Leone to distance itself from its 'blood diamond' past. Auctions at a New York house are part of a strategy aiming for transparency over diamond sales.

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  • Blood Diamonds & Violence in Africa | Brilliant Earth

    Violence still plagues many diamond mines, with local populations displaced to make way for diamond development.

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  • Sierra Leone pastor unearths 706-carat diamond worth £50m ...

    A Christian pastor working in a Sierra Leone mine has found a 706-carat diamond, which could be the tenth largest ever found. The precious stone was found by Emmanuel Momoh, who was working in the Kono region, in the east of the country. It will be sold in Sierra Leone in a 'transparent' bidding ...

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  • Diamonds Move From Blood to Sweat and Tears

    Mar 24, 2007 · Although diamond mining in Sierra Leone is no longer the bloody affair of a long civil war, it is still a grim business.

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  • Sierra Leone Facts - FactsKing.com

    Sierra Leone has been inhabited now for at least 2,500 years by settlers from various parts of Africa. Agriculture has also been practiced here since 1000 AD especially by coastal tribes.

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  • Conflict and Blood Diamond Facts | Brilliant Earth

    What are blood diamonds? Get the facts about violence and abuses in the conflict diamond trade, and what we can do to help.

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  • Proceeds from massive diamond found by pastor to go to Sierra ...

    Proceeds from the auction of a 709.41-carat diamond found by a local pastor early this year in Sierra Leone will go to fund development projects in the community where it was found, the group managing the sale said on Tuesday. International diamond trading network Rapaport Group will auction the ...

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  • Charles Taylor, Liberia's Ex-Leader, Is Convicted - The New ...

    Apr 26, 2012 · Charles G. Taylor, the former president of Liberia and once a powerful warlord, was convicted of abetting rebels who committed war crimes in Sierra Leone in the 1990s.

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  • Diamond Production Map - Gem-Quality Diamond Mining Countries

    Map and charts showing the geography and history of diamond mining and production across the world.

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  • Sierra Leone Civil War - Wikipedia

    The Sierra Leone Civil War (1991–2002) began on 23 March 1991 when the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), with support from the special forces of Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), intervened in Sierra Leone in an attempt to overthrow the Joseph Momoh government.

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  • Blood Diamond - Wikipedia

    Blood Diamond is a 2006 German-American political war thriller film co-produced and directed by Edward Zwick, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou.

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  • How diamonds fuel Africa's conflicts - CNN

    Apr 25, 2012 · Workers pan for diamonds in a government-controlled diamond mine near Kenema, Sierra Leone, on June 15, 2001.

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  • Sierra Leone pastor unearths one of the largest diamonds ever ...

    Real gem: the 709-carat diamond extracted this week by church minister Emmanuel Momoh in Sierra Leone

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  • The Greatest Story Ever Sold is a Fantasy Covered in Blood

    Want an easy way to save over three months' salary? Don't buy a diamond engagement ring. If your fiancée, friends, and family scream hellfire, calmly explain:

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  • Sierra Leone profile - Timeline - BBC News

    A chronology of key events in the history of Sierra Leone from 1787 to the present

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  • Charles Taylor trial: Found guilty of arming Sierra Leone ...

    Charles Taylor guilty of arming Sierra Leone rebels in exchange for blood diamonds... but why should he be sent to jail in Britain costing YOU £100,000 a year?

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  • Blood Diamonds - TIME | Current & Breaking News

    he Kimberley Process grew out of a 2000 meeting in Kimberley, South Africa, when the world's major diamond producers and buyers met to address growing concerns, and the threat of a consumer boycott, over the sale of rough, uncut diamonds to fund the brutal civil wars of Angola and Sierra Leone—­inspiration for the 2006 film Blood Diamond.

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