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Why It s Important to Avoid Diamonds From Zimbabwe

Oct 13, 2015 0183 32 In 2008, large quantities of diamonds were found in the Marange area of Zimbabwe, and geologists estimate that this deposit, covering 300 square miles, may be the largest diamond find on Earth The Zimbabwe government took over the Marange fields in 2010 and they have partnered with a number of private companies that employ around 10,000 miners...

GPS coordinates of Marange diamond fields, Zimbabwe ,

The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare West, Zimbabwe Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world s richest diamond deposits...

Marange diamond field Zimbabwe torture camp discovered ,

The claims come as the European Union pushes to let some banned diamonds from the country led by President Robert Mugabe back onto world markets In an internal document seen by the BBC, the EU said it was confident that two mines in the area now meet international standards and it wants diamonds ....

Zimbabwe Diamond field massacre

Zimbabwe s Marange diamond fields, they wrote, stretch over 66,000 hectares in the east of the country Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world s richest diamond deposits...

Govt Screams Out Loud Over US Diamonds Ban, But Who Really ,

In 2001 diamonds were first discovered in the Marange area in Eastern Zimbabwe Since then these diamond fields have been beset by conflict, bloodshed, forced labor and government crackdowns...

Villagers in Zimbabwe Marange Diamond Fields in Mass ,

Apr 26, 2018 0183 32 Groups of miners in the diamond fields in Marange in 2006 When the scramble peaked in October 2008, more than 35,000 people, including children and women, were either mining or buying diamonds ,...

Zimbabwe The Marange Diamond Fields

The controversy over Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe has received much global attention This new report by Sokwanele brings together a wide-ranging overview of events, meetings, human rights ....

Some Diamonds From Zimbabwe Field Cleared for Export ,

Zimbabwe has been under investigation for allowing the military to control the Marange diamond field, as well as permitting diamond smuggling and illegal panners, mostly locals, in the unregulated ....

Zimbabwe to pull troops from diamond fields

Jul 05, 2009 0183 32 Miners dig for diamonds in Marange, eastern ZimbabweThe diamond field s were found there in 2006, at the height of the country s political, economic and humanitarian crisis...

Human rights in Zimbabwe

It was alleged that Zimbabwe s security forces had a torture camp in the Marange diamond fields methods include severe beatings, sexual assault and dog mauling Crimes against Humanity There has been widespread reports of egregious crimes against humanity by ,...

Marange diamond field Zimbabwe torture camp discovered ,

Aug 08, 2011 0183 32 A torture camp run by Zimbabwe s security forces is operating in the country s rich Marange diamond fields, BBC Panorama has found The ,...

Soldiers tell of Zimbabwe diamond field massacre

Aug 08, 2011 0183 32 Soldiers and paramilitary police from Zimbabwe have broken ranks to speak out about a 2008 operation in which civilians working in the Marange diamond fields were massacred Some of ,...

The Marange diamond fields of Zimbabwe An overview ,

The controversy over Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe has received much global attention This new report by Sokwanele brings together a wide-ranging overview of events, meetings, human rights abuses and environmental degradation rampant in the mineral-rich area...

Marange diamond field Zimbabwe torture camp discovered

Aug 08, 2011 0183 32 Attempts to cover-up human rights abuses in Marange diamond fields have dismally failed after the BBC Panorama programme found that a torture camp run by Zimbabwean soldiers is operating in the area BBCcouk, Marange diamond field Zimbabwe ,...

Blood diamonds eight years after the Marange massacre ,

Nov 02, 2016 0183 32 Blood diamonds eight years after the Marange massacre October 2016, marks 8 years since the Army of Zimbabwe launched a three week-long brutal attack on the people of Manicaland Province, home to the Marange Diamond Fields Eight years later, diamond mining in Zimbabwe is no harder than before Chiadzwa is an area near Mutare, in Eastern Zimbabwe...

Diamond mining in Zimbabwe A story of the people fighting ,

Dec 18, 2017 0183 32 And diamond mining in Zimbabwe is no exception In 2001 diamonds were first discovered in the Marange area in Eastern Zimbabwe Since then these diamond field has been beset by conflict, bloodshed, forced labor and government crackdowns According to one industry expert the Marange diamond area is the richest diamond field ever seen Not only ....

Vast Resources forges ahead with Marange diamond mining ,

The Marange Diamond Fields are widely regarded as the richest alluvial diamond deposits globally In August 2018, the Company announced an agreement between Vast and Red Mercury Pvt Ltd, a company owned by the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust...

Marange diamond fields

The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare West, Zimbabwe Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world s richest diamond deposits The hugely prolific fields are regarded by some experts as the world s biggest diamond in carats, not by value ....

BEYOND BORDERS Marange Diamond Field Zimbabwe Torture ,

Aug 09, 2011 0183 32 Marange Diamond Field Zimbabwe Torture Camp Discovered A torture camp run by Zimbabwe s security forces is operating in the country s rich Marange diamond fields, BBC Panorama has found The programme heard from recent victims who told of severe beatings and sexual assault...

Chinese investments, Marange diamonds and militarised ,

Our research from the Marange diamond field suggests that although workers in Zimbabwe have trade union rights this is not always the practice Chinese diamond companies have reconfigured this and reproduced a context free of independent unions in line with the militarised capitalist model...

Marange diamonds Zimbabwe denies torture camp

Aug 09, 2011 0183 32 Zimbabwe has dismissed as ridiculous allegations by BBC Panorama that security forces run a torture camp in its rich Marange diamond fields The programme heard from victims who told of beatings ....

Vast to Work with Locals and Competitor on Zimbabwe ,

International precious gem producer Vast Resources and African miner Botswana Diamonds have announced they will team up with private company Red Mercury to explore the Marange diamond fields ,...

Dripping with blood the Marange diamond fields ,

Following the establishment of Marange as a protected area by the government, little information from the diamond fields has been released to the outside world, with Zimbabwe MPs denied entry into ....

Botswana Diamonds Zimbabwe JV to set sustainable diamond ,

Botswana Diamonds and its joint venture partner in Zimbabwe, Vast Resources, have entered into an agreement which aims to unlock the diamond value within Zimbabwes Marange Diamond Fields In doing so, it will also establish a new benchmark for sustainable ,...

Inside Zimbabwe s controversial Marange diamond field

Mar 15, 2012 0183 32 After weeks of negotiations with the government, CNN s Marketplace Africa show has been granted access to the controversial Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe...

Zimbabwe s Marange diamond fields plundered

Nov 13, 2012 0183 32 The report, Reap What You Sow Greed and Corruption in Zimbabwe s Marange Diamond Fields, was released by the Ottawa-based group to coincide with the Zimbabwean government s conference on diamond ....

Botswana Diamonds Ltd seals deal to mine in Zimbabwe ,

Botswana Diamonds, BOD , dual listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and Botswana Stock Exchange BSE BSE recently announced that it has concluded an agreement with Vast Resources plc Vast for the development of their concessions in the prolific Marange Diamond Fields MDF of eastern Zimbabwe, Chairman John Teeling, announced...

About the missing 15 billion diamond revenue, ZimFact

Aerial view of Marange diamond fields Source Google Earth By Nelson Banya DURING his 92 nd birthday interview with the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation ZBC aired on March 5 2016, former president, Robert Mugabe, made the following claim We have not received much from the diamond industry at all, he sa...

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