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Mbada's Security Guards Unleash Dogs on Illegal Panner
July 24, 2015

(RAPAPORT) The Zimbabwean: A Rusape man was seriously injured when security guards from Mbada Diamonds in the Marange diamond fields set dogs on him after he was cau
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Villagers Confront EMA About Diamond Mining Pollution
July 20, 2015

(RAPAPORT) New Zimbabwe: Mutare's Environmental Management Agency (EMA) is under fire from Marange villagers who accused the state watchdog of allowing d
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Industry Leaders Seek to Improve Responsible Sourcing
July 16, 2015

RAPAPORT...In this video presentation, leading members of the diamond and jewelry industry discuss how to improve responsible sourcing. The roundtable discussion, hosted by Martin Rapaport, the c
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Gemfields Debuts Ruby Jewelry Ad Campaign With Mila Kunis
July 14, 2015

RAPAPORT... Gemfields released a short film promoting ruby jewelry that is modeled by its own celebrity ambassador Mila Kunis and produced by fashion photographer Jeff Burton. Read more >

ABN Amro Sponsors The Jewelry Industry Summit
July 14, 2015

RAPAPORT... ABN Amro Bank signed on to sponsor the upcoming Jewelry Industry Summit, which is scheduled for March 10 to 13, 2016 in New York City. The event's firs
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Zimbabwe Mulls Bid for Kimberley Process Chairmanship by 2018
July 7, 2015

(RAPAPORT) The Herald: Zimbabwe is considering submitting a bid for the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), which is currently he
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U.S. Human Rights Report Notes Child Labor in Many Diamond Regions
June 26, 2015

RAPAPORT... Forced child labor and abuse and violence against women were the most common human rights violations related to diamond mining in 2014, according to the U
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Diamonds Provide Ample Funding to Warlords in CAR
June 17, 2015

RAPAPORT... Even though the Central African Republic (CAR) has been suspended from the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme since May 2013, rough diamonds are the largest source of
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Publisher Posts Marques de Morais' 'Blood Diamonds' as a PDF in English
June 5, 2015

RAPAPORT... Tinta da China, the publisher of “Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola” (Diamantes de Sangue, Corrupcao e Tortura em Angola) by Rafael M
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Angola Drops Defamation Charges Against Marques de Morais
May 22, 2015

RAPAPORT... Charges of defamation against journalist Rafael Marques de Morais in Angola were dropped on May 21 following an out-of-court settlement. The cas
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