Friday, November 20, 2009

Conflict Diamonds: News and Updates via DreamsofAfrica.org

 

Unlike other retailers who stop at conflict-free, Whiteflash seeks to address the real problem, the people suffering in Africa. “These people are among the world’s poorest. Diamonds are vital to their economic stability. We must stop the exploitation by those in charge, not boycott innocent people into further poverty.”

Though dramatically reduced in recent years, hot spots of conflict and suffering remain in Africa. Whiteflash initiated the Dreams of Africa program as a way for shoppers to be proactive. You can visit the website at www.dreamsofafrica.org.

 

Whiteflash and Dreams of Africa have dedicated to publish the most recent news on Conflict Diamonds for the public. Here are DreamsofAfrica.org’s top stories:

 

 

IDMA and WFDB Presidents Support Ending Diamond-funded Conflict

 

Zimbabwe Withdraws Security Agents From Chiadzwa

 

JA Calls for Quick Implementation of KP Work Plan in Zimbabwe

 

IDMA, WFDB Reaffirm Commitment to Conflict Diamond Prevention

 

Passop Protests Old Mutual’s Zimbabwean Holdings

 

Zimbabwe Gov’t to Relocate Thousands from Controversial Diamond Field

 

Subdued Rough Diamond Trade in The U.S.

 

Diamond cartel bans dealing in Zimbabwe’s diamonds

 

Illegal Diamond Dealers Move into Mozambique

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