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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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Quest for Africa's Trillions of Dollars in Minerals Spreads Greater Insecurity
June 19, 2015

(RAPAPORT) New African: On April 16, 1997, Laurent Kabila (later to become President Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) signed mining conces
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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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Illegal Rough Trade Flourishes Despite CAR's Embargo
June 8, 2015

(RAPAPORT) Agence France-Presse: Barefoot, with sweat pouring down their naked chests, 50 men slave in the depths of the Central African Republic (CAR)&nb
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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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Press Release: Diamond Empowerment Fund Supports DDI's Mobile School Program
May 13, 2015

Press Release: The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.) announced its support of a mobile school for youth in the Kankala mining community of the Kasaï Occidentale province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).Set to open in June 2015, the Diamond Empowerment
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Press Release: Asscher Affirms Diamond Industry Pride
April 29, 2015

Press Release: Edward Asscher, the president of the World Diamond Council (WDC), was an opening session speaker at the Dubai Diamond Conference held on April 21 and 22, 2015 at the Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers in Dubai.In his speech, Asscher explained the
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African Diamond Producers Refuse to Support Beneficiation With Mining Revenue
April 27, 2015

RAPAPORT... Africa’s major diamond producing nations expressed unwillingness to compromise government revenue from rough diamond sales to support local manufacturers in the current w
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Press Release: D.E.F. Creates Marketing Material for Diamonds Do Good Initiative
April 20, 2015

Press Release: Today’s customers increasingly want to know that the companies they do business with are a force for positive change. During both the “Power Panel” and “Connecting Powerful Diamond Stories with Customers” seminars at the Smart Show Chicago, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, a
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