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Ten Reasons Why You Should Never Accept a Diamond Ring from Anyone, Under Any Circumstances, Even If They Really Want to Give You One

Author: Liz Stanton, Center for Popular Economics, Published on: 14 February 2002

[describes health risks to miners, mines' damage to environment & indigenous peoples, use of bonded labour for cutting & polishing, contributions of mining to conflict, child soldiers & small arms trade]

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Related companies: De Beers (part of Anglo American)