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13 May 2019

Diamond Producers Association's report says its members positively impact local communities & working to minimize negative environmental impacts

Author: Cision PR Newswire, Diamond Producers Association (UK)

‘First-Ever Comprehensive Report on the Reality of Modern Diamond Mining Reveals its Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes and Identifies Areas for Further Improvement’ 2 May 2019...

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10 May 2019

Sierra Leone: Local community sues OCTEA for alleged environment destruction & compromise of livelihoods

Author: Mabinty M. Kamara, Politico SL (Sierra Leone)

‘Israeli company sued over operations in Sierra Leone’ 2 May 2019...

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7 May 2019

Sierra Leone: Local population doesn't benefit from diamond industry due to corruption & smuggling, says analyst

Author: Julian Lahai Samboma, African Business Magazine

"Sierra Leone's diamond industry must be reformed", 3 May 2019....

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6 May 2019
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Author: Borralho Ndomba, Agência Lusa/Deutsche Welle (Angola)

“Ativistas angolanos ouvidos pela DW afirmam que, devido à pobreza extrema da população, os assassinatos de garimpeiros vão continuar a existir naquela região”, 30 de abril de 2019...

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30 April 2019

Sierra Leone: Diamond industry association,Rapaport Group, makes proposals to ensure local communities benefit from artisanal mining

Author: Abdul Rashid Thomas, The Sierra Leone Telegraph

"New diamond mining strategy could benefit mining communities in Sierra Leone", 22 April 2019....

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22 April 2019

Zimbabwe: How litigation could spur economic development for mining affected communities

Author: Josephine Chiname and Bridget Mafusire, Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association

‘How can litigation contribute to Sustainable Economic Development for Diamond Mining Communities in Zimbabwe?"...

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26 March 2019

Sierra Leone: Communities affected by diamond mining win right to sue OCTÉA Group companies over alleged human rights abuses

Attorneys representing 83 households affected by Koidu Ltd's diamond mining activities filed proceedings to get the right to sue Octéa group companies over alleged human rights abuses, including displacement, property damage, soil and water...

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22 March 2019

United Nations session to consider whether to classify Zimbabwean diamonds as conflict gems

Author: Bulawayo News24 (Zimbabwe)

“Zimbabwe diamonds to be classified as conflict gems” 15 March 2019...

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18 March 2019
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Author: Open Global Rights

“Las tecnologías de cadena de bloques aportan una transparencia que podría mejorar las prácticas de derechos humanos”, 24 de enero de 2019...

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17 March 2019

Zimbabwe: Over 900 families relocated during the Marange diamond rush yet to receive compensation despite court order

Author: Evidence Chenjerai, Global Press Journal (USA)

"Desperate for Cash and Without Basic Amenities, Zimbabweans Relocated During Diamond Rush Have Had Enough" 11 March 2019...

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