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Press Release: Interest in Fairtrade Gold Blossoms in 2015
March 26, 2015

Press Release: Enough gold to make over 3,700 Fairtrade gold wedding rings has arrived in the U.K. this month. The shipment, weighing 15 kg, was received by CRED Jewellery and marks the third month of the Fairtrade Foundation’s "I Do" campaign, which is designed to encourage U.
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Angolan Court Slaps Additional Charges on Marques de Morais
March 25, 2015

RAPAPORT... Rafael Marques de Morais, who exposed government and trading corruption across Angola's diamond industry with the book "Blood Diamonds: Torture and Corruption in Angola,"
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Diamond Smuggling Thrives in CAR
March 25, 2015

(RAPAPORT) All Africa: Since a coup d'etat and an extremely bloody aftermath, not much has improved in the Central African Republic (CAR) and that suits the black ma
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Marange Rape Victims Continue to Suffer in Silence
March 23, 2015

(RAPAPORT) Zimbabwe Standard: The harrowing experience that Doreen (not her real name) underwent at the hands of law enforcement agencies seems to confirm senti
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Press Release: Court Acquits Omega Diamonds
March 16, 2015

Press Release: The Belgian court in Antwerp has fully acquitted Omega Diamonds and its former and current executives, employees and other defendants and ordered the Federal Public Service of Finances to pay the costs of the proceedings.The court ruled that the legislat
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U.S. Strategy Combats Trafficking of Wildlife for Consumer Pleasure & Products
February 11, 2015

RAPAPORT... A Presidential Task Force that was created to preserve wildlife released its implementation plan for a "National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking." The t
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Press Release: Groups Challenge Signet to Clean Up Its Supply Chain
February 6, 2015

Press Release: This Valentine’s Day, IndustriALL Global Union, London Mining Network, Earthworks and LabourStart are challenging the world’s biggest jewelry retailer Signet Jewelers Ltd. to demand that its major diamond and gold supplier, multinational mining company Rio T
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Scio Diamond Receives $2M in Equity Financing
January 15, 2015

Press Release: Scio Diamond Technology Corporation announced that it has closed on $2 million in equity financing.The recently closed equity financing was in addition to the $2.5 million in funding that Scio Diamond received from Heritage Gemstone Investors (HGI)
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Seminar to Address Implementing Ethical Business Standards and Practices
January 14, 2015

RAPAPORT... CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, and Fiera di Vicenza will host a seminar on ethical social responsibility standards for the jewelry industry on January 25 from&
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Diamonds Support Education
January 12, 2015

RAPAPORT... A cold January night was warmed up by the generosity of the jewelry industry as association heads, principles of diamond firms and retail leaders joined together for the
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