Author: Matt Kennard, Comment Factory
Since last year activists outside [Lev Leviev's] New York City store, and most recently at his London branch, have picketed against the owner, Lev Leviev...His mining practices in Angola...have involved, they assert, the use of agencies that violate...
Author: Matt Kennard, Greatreporter.com
Since agreements now assure that most diamonds come from non-conflict zones, activists also want buyers to consider human rights abuses, low wages, slave labor and a host of other egregious practices that still take place in non-conflict mining...
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