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[DOC] Angola: The New Blood Diamonds

Author: Rafael Marques, public seminar at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, Published on: 29 November 2006

...people from the diamond rich-areas of the Lundas, in North-eastern Angola, have trusted me with their personal stories as victims of systematic violence, humiliation and deprivation of their basic rights to survive. Diamonds are the cause of their suffering. The culprits are the government, the diamond companies and private security forces assigned to protect their business ventures. [refers to Alfa-5, Sociedade de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, Odebrecht, ITM Mining, Lev Leviev, Lazare Kaplan International (LKI), Endiama, Ascorp (Angola Selling Corporation - joint venture Endiama, Lev Leviev Group, Omega Diamonds) Sodiam (part of Endiama)]

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Related companies: Alfa 5 ASCORP (Angola Selling Corporation) (joint venture Endiama, Lev Leviev Group, Omega Diamonds) Endiama (Empresa Nacional de Diamantes de Angola) ITM Mining Lazare Kaplan Lev Leviev Group Odebrecht SODIAM (part of Endiama)