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global witness Conflict Diamonds

2020-10-14  Witness (GW) and Amnesty International USA (AI USA) 2007 survey evaluating the US diamond jewelry retail sector’s implementation of a self-regulation to combat blood diamonds and to support the Kimberley Process, the government-run international diamond certification scheme aimed at preventing the trade in conflict diamonds.

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diamond? for the perfect Are you looking - Amnesty USA

2019-12-17  decreased, the problem of conflict diamonds hasn’t gone away. Diamonds mined in rebel-held areas in Côte d’Ivoire, a West African country in the midst of a volatile conflict, are reaching the international diamond market. Conflict diamonds from Liberia are also being smuggled into neighboring countries and exported as part of the legitimate diamond trade. Your jeweler should only buy from

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BLOOD DIAMOND - Amnesty International USA

2019-12-17  regional conflict. For additional reports and studies, or for more information about how to take action on the issue of conflict diamonds, please visit the following websites: Amnesty International: Blood Diamond – amnestyusa/blooddiamond Global Witness: Diamond Campaign – globalwitness/campaigns/diamonds/

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Conflict diamonds: US jewelery retailers still not doing ...

2021-5-22  The report looks at the industry’s implementation of self-regulation to combat blood diamonds and its support of the Kimberley Process. The study finds that: fifty six percent of the top US diamond jewellery retailers did not report having any type of auditing procedures in place to combat blood diamonds, despite the recommendation to do so by the trade association Jewelers of America

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Diamonds Last Forever, Humans Rights Abuses ... -

2015-4-23  Amnesty is urging the Angolan government drop all charges against journalist Rafael Marques de Morais. Rafael’s work is seen as a potential threat to the security of the regime. Read below to see how you raise your voice with us by joining our Twitter

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Diamond industry fails to clean up its act Amnesty ...

The Kimberley Process’s narrow definition of a conflict diamond is one of the major loopholes of the certification scheme, meaning that it does not address the much broader range of human rights concerns that continue to be associated with the diamond

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Blood Diamonds are still a reality - Amnesty International

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL External Document Blood Diamonds are still a reality Conflict or blood diamonds fuel conflict, civil wars and human rights abuses. They have been responsible for funding recent conflicts in Africa which resulted in the death and displacement of millions of people. During these conflicts,

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Companies must not profit from blood diamonds

2015-9-30  Diamond trader fails to prove due diligence. There is a high risk that the country’s biggest buyer of diamonds during the conflict, Sodiam, which has amassed a 60,000 carat diamond stockpile worth US$7 million, has purchased and is still purchasing diamonds

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Conflict Diamonds or Illicit Diamonds: Should the ...

2020-10-13  Another definition from the United Nations states that conflict diamonds "are rough diamonds which are used by rebel movements to finance their military activities, including attempts to undermine or overthrow legitimate Governments." G.A. Res. 55/56, X, U.N.

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Events – Amnesty International USA

During the COVID-19 global pandemic Amnesty International USA will continue to hold virtual events promoting awareness, community organizing opportunities, and advocacy for human rights. Physical distancing will not prevent us from being on the front lines

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Conflict diamonds: US jewelery retailers still not doing ...

2021-5-22  Conflict diamonds: US jewelery retailers still not doing enough – summary of the US results of Global Witness and Amnesty International survey Published Jan 2007 Author

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Conflict Diamonds or Illicit Diamonds: Should the ...

2020-10-13  Conflict Diamonds or Illicit Diamonds: Should the Difference Matter to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme ... ENGUSA20070222002 (quoting Larry Cox, executive director of Amnesty International USA). NATURAL RESOURCES JOURNAL. Diamonds also show up in popular culture. They have been given the slang

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Blood Diamonds are still a reality - Amnesty International

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL External Document Blood Diamonds are still a reality Conflict or blood diamonds fuel conflict, civil wars and human rights abuses. They have been responsible for funding recent conflicts in Africa which resulted in the death and displacement of

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Articles and Resources on Conflict Diamonds – JCK

2001-3-14  Articles and Resources on Conflict Diamonds March 14, 2001 by JCK Magazine. ... Hall and several NGOs—including Amnesty International USA and Christian humanitarian group World Vision—announced a “consumer campaign” that would include leafleting, consumer actions, and demonstrations at major retailers like Tiffany. ...

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Diamond industry fails to clean up its act Amnesty ...

Diamond industry fails to clean up its act. 12 November 2018, 10:48 UTC. The diamond industry must deliver on its promise that consumers can trust the diamonds they purchase are sourced, traded, and processed responsibly, said a coalition of concerned civil

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New survey shows US jewelry retailers are not doing

2007-2-22  For Immediate Release Contact: Suzanne Trimel at Amnesty: 212-633-4150. Thursday, February 22, 2007 Corinna Gilfillan at Global Witness: 202-721-5670 . NEW SURVEY SHOWS U.S. JEWELRY RETAILERS ARE NOT DOING ENOUGH TO COMBAT BLOOD DIAMONDS, SAY GLOBAL WITNESS AND AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA

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global witness Conflict Diamonds

2019-11-12  1 CONFLICT DIAMONDS: UK JEWELLERY RETAILERS STILL NOT DOING ENOUGH Executive Summary This survey conducted by Global Witness and Amnesty International UK between December 2006 and February 2007, shows that most top-selling UK jewellers still lack adequate policies to effectively combat the trade in conflict diamonds, also known as blood diamonds.

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Kimberley Process: An Amnesty International Position Paper

Amnesty International argued that if adequate controls of cutting and polishing centres are not put in place, conflict diamonds may infiltrate the legitimate diamond trade by being smuggled into these centres and laundered through them. Amnesty International made two specific recommendations to governments having cutting and polishing industries.

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UK: Blood Diamonds - Amnesty International UK

2021-6-28  Amnesty International and Global Witness have launched a new website blooddiamondaction with information consumers can use to try and ensure any diamond jewellery they buy is conflict-free. Blood diamonds are gems that have been used by rebel groups to fund armed conflict and civil war.

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USA: Suspending conflict minerals ... - Amnesty

USA: Suspending conflict minerals law would throw a cloak of secrecy over rogue business practices 10 February 2017, 10:40 UTC President Donald Trump’s proposed suspension of a ground-breaking transparency law on conflict minerals will reward irresponsible business practices and seriously undermine global human rights protections, Amnesty ...

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Articles and Resources on Conflict Diamonds – JCK

2001-3-14  Articles and Resources on Conflict Diamonds March 14, 2001 by JCK Magazine. ... Hall and several NGOs—including Amnesty International USA and Christian humanitarian group World Vision—announced a “consumer campaign” that would include leafleting, consumer actions, and demonstrations at major retailers like Tiffany. ...

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New survey shows US jewelry retailers are not doing

2007-2-22  For Immediate Release Contact: Suzanne Trimel at Amnesty: 212-633-4150. Thursday, February 22, 2007 Corinna Gilfillan at Global Witness: 202-721-5670 . NEW SURVEY SHOWS U.S. JEWELRY RETAILERS ARE NOT DOING ENOUGH TO COMBAT BLOOD DIAMONDS, SAY GLOBAL WITNESS AND AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA

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Deadly Diamonds - Global Policy Forum

2021-1-30  Amnesty International, OXFAM, Global Witness and other human rights groups have spent years railing against conflict diamonds because the diamonds are a double dose of misery. In Sierra Leone, the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) captures mines and then forces locals to forage through the mud looking for diamonds.

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CONFLICT DIAMONDS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE

2009-9-23  CONFLICT DIAMONDS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE REGULATION, AND THE NATURE OF LAW DANIEL L. FELDMAN* 1. INTRODUCTION: THE KIMBERLEY PROCESS IN A JURISPRUDENTIAL CONTEXT On November 5, 2002, representatives of 48 nations, including the world's leading powers, met in Interlaken, Switzerland to

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Kimberley Process: An Amnesty International Position Paper

Amnesty International argued that if adequate controls of cutting and polishing centres are not put in place, conflict diamonds may infiltrate the legitimate diamond trade by being smuggled into these centres and laundered through them. Amnesty International made two specific recommendations to governments having cutting and polishing industries.

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USA: Suspending conflict minerals ... - Amnesty

USA: Suspending conflict minerals law would throw a cloak of secrecy over rogue business practices 10 February 2017, 10:40 UTC President Donald Trump’s proposed suspension of a ground-breaking transparency law on conflict minerals will reward irresponsible business practices and seriously undermine global human rights protections, Amnesty ...

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Blood Diamond Curriculum Guide Final

2007-1-18  AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PROGRAM. TABLE OF CONTENTS ... Case Study: Conflict Diamonds: Cote D’Ivoire Handout 3.2: Understanding the Kimberley Process ... Education program of Amnesty International ([email protected]) or visit our website.

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Amnesty warns of conflict diamond stockpile in C.Africa

2015-9-30  Amnesty International on Wednesday called on the Central African Republic to confiscate and sell diamonds amassed by traders worth millions that could be fuelling militia violence and child labour. Huge stockpiles of possible conflict diamonds could

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Peace Diamonds

2020-2-29  Conflict diamonds or “blood diamonds” are “rough diamonds used by rebel movements or their allies to finance armed conflicts aimed at undermining legitimate governments.” 2 Amnesty International reports that warlords and rebels used billions of dollars of profits from the sale of diamonds to buy weapons used in the recent wars in Angola, the Congo, and Sierra Leone.

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global witness Conflict Diamonds

2019-11-12  1 CONFLICT DIAMONDS: UK JEWELLERY RETAILERS STILL NOT DOING ENOUGH Executive Summary This survey conducted by Global Witness and Amnesty International UK between December 2006 and February 2007, shows that most top-selling UK jewellers still lack adequate policies to effectively combat the trade in conflict diamonds, also known as blood diamonds.

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