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What is a Conflict-Free Diamond and How you Can Get One

Conflict diamonds are those that are mined to finance a war or conflict, usually targeted at undermining a legit government. They are also known as blood diamonds, as they fund rebel movements, civil wars, as well as human rights’ abuse, eventually leading to numerous fatalities and even the demise of innocent people. Earlier in the last decade, the government of South Africa invited main diamond producing and trading nations, representatives of the industry, and non-governmental organizations to talk about plans […]

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