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Tiffany Says No to Burma's "Blood Gems" - Activists Hail "Principled Position" of World's Most Famous Jeweler, Call for Americans to Boycott Companies Selling Burmese Gems

Author: US Campaign for Burma, Published on: 8 March 2005

"Tiffany's deserves our praise and patronage for...[refusing to sell gems mined in Burma]," said Aung Din, co-founder of USCB who spent over 4 years behind bars as a political prisoner. "Mining in Burma supports the ruling dictators while bleeding the Burmese people, which is why no one should buy these 'blood gems.'"...Since 2000, over 40 companies have ended ties to the country, including Kenneth Cole, Jones New York [part of Jones Apparel], Tommy Hilfiger, and Federated Department Stores.

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Related companies: Federated Department Stores (now Macy's) Jones Group Kenneth Cole Tiffany Tommy Hilfiger (part of PVH)