June 5, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged the Kimberley Process (KP) a multi-government initiative to monitor and prevent the sale of conflict diamonds, to put further pressure on the Zimbabwe government to comply with established regulations. HRW expressed particular concern about the ongoing ...[read more]
July 15, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On July 15, 2010, the Kimberley Process (KP) approved the limited sale of diamonds from the controversial Marange mines after reaching an agreement with the Zimbabwean government. Under the agreement, the KP allowed Zimbabwe to sell a portion of its estimated USD $1.7 billion worth of mined ...[read more]
August 16, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
The US-based Rapaport Diamond Trading Network on Sunday reiterated its stance against the sale of Zimbabwe diamonds associated with human rights violations. In a letter to their members, Rapaport stated they will expel members who knowingly trade the tainted diamonds and that they will publish the ...[read more]
July 16, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
The Kimberley Process (KP) on Thursday approved the limited sale of diamonds from the controversial Marange mines after reaching an agreement with the Zimbabwean government. The agreement, reached in a meeting of the international diamond monitoring body, comes after the KP was unable to reach a ...[read more]
July 12, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
A Zimbabwean court on Monday granted bail to human rights activist Farai Maguwu, who was being held for allegedly supplying false information about Zimbabwe's controversial diamond mining practices to the international diamond control body the Kimberley Process (KP). In granting the bail request, ...[read more]
June 22, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
A Zimbabwean court on Monday denied bail to human rights activist Farai Maguwu, who is being held for allegedly supplying false information about Zimbabwe's controversial diamond mining practices to the international diamond control body the Kimberley Process (KP). In denying the bail request... ...[read more]
June 21, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday called for the removal of Zimbabwe from the Kimberley Process (KP), the global organization dedicated to suppressing trade in so-called conflict diamonds. The report, Deliberative Chaos, calls on the KP to suspend Zimbabwe at its meeting in... ...[read more]
June 3, 2010
by Sarah Miley
Zimbabwean human rights activist Farai Maguwu was arrested Thursday for allegedly supplying false information about Zimbabwe's controversial diamond mining practices to the international diamond control body the Kimberley Process (KP). Maguwu, head of a prominent non-governmental organization ... ...[read more]
November 2, 2009
by Megan McKee
Human rights abuses in Zimbabwe's diamond mining industry were on the agenda Monday at the annual meeting of the Kimberley Process (KP), the global organization dedicated to suppressing trade in so-called conflict diamonds. The objective of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme... ...[read more]

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