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16 May 2015

'Conflict minerals' funding deadly violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo as EU plans laws to clean up trade

Author: Sarah Morrison, Global Witness, in Independent (UK)

Armed groups have preyed on eastern DRC's mineral sector for more than fifteen years. They have taxed and traded minerals...to help fund brutal violence. Millions of people have been displaced within the country due to armed conflict in the east...The...

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11 May 2015
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Author: JournaldeBangui.com (Centrafrique)

"Vers la levée de l'embargo sur le diamant centrafricain", 9 mai 2015...

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11 March 2015
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Author: Courrier International / Vice News (USA)

24 février 2015 Les mines, et notamment les mines de diamant, sont au centre de combats violents [en Centrafrique depuis deux ans]. Une équipe de Vice News s'est rendue dans le centre du pays, où sont situées les principales mines de diamant.

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9 March 2015

Central African Rep.: "Blood gold" & diamonds illegally exported, fuel conflict (Bloomberg)

Author: Ilya Gridneff, Bloomberg News (USA)

"Blood Gold Flows Illegally From Central African Republic"...

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4 February 2015

Binding regulation is required to end conflict minerals trade, says NGO briefing

Author: Global Witness Amnesty International, SOMO and others

"A conflict minerals regulation that works", Feb 2015...

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12 December 2014
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Author: Africa Info in AllAfrica

"Centrafrique: Embargo sur le diamant, un frein à la scolarisation des enfants", 12 décembre 2014...

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11 December 2014
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Author: Bagassi Koura et Mike Eckel, La Voix de l'Amérique

"RCA: crise sanglante taillée dans le diamant", 11 décembre 2014...

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7 December 2014

Conflict minerals: Responsible sourcing is a duty, not a choice says Michael Gibb, campaign leader at Global Witness

Author: Michael Gibb, BusinessWorld Online (Philippines)

"Common sense on conflict minerals", 7 December 2014...

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18 November 2014

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Author: Walk Free Foundation

For 2014, the ten countries with the highest estimated prevalence of modern slavery by population are: Mauritania, Uzbekistan, Haiti, Qatar, India, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Syria and the Central African Republic...It is...

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7 October 2014

Implementation of US law on conflict minerals is gradually changing sourcing practices, according to journalist

Author: Anine Vermeulen, Mining Weekly

"Sourcing practices changing as US law on mineral imports takes hold", 2 Oct 2014...

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