Are Conflict Diamonds Forever?: Background to the Problem
Source: ANU Press, 2016
Author(s): Nigel Davidson
Central African Republic,
Democratic Republic of the Congo,
This chapter discusses the nature and parameters of the international legitimate diamond trade, before distinguishing it from the conflict diamonds trade. The definition of conflict diamonds, also known as blood diamonds, is discussed. The chapter discusses the role of conflict diamonds in exacerbating armed conflict and human rights violations in...