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Conflict Diamonds . By Abiola Adun Nigel Milosevic . Largest concentration of diamonds in the world Forced labor. Conflict diamonds are sold to fund armed conflict and civil war.

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Conflict diamonds

Conflict Diamonds

By Abiola Adun

Nigel Milosevic


Conflict diamonds

  • Largest concentration of diamonds in the world

  • Forced labor


Conflict diamonds

  • Conflict diamonds are sold to fund armed conflict and civil war.

  • Profits from the trade in conflict diamonds, worth billions of dollars, were used by warlords and rebels to buy arms during the devastating wars in Zimbabwe


Fighting

Fighting

  • Diggers are attack by helicopters shooting at them

  • Hunted by dogs

  • People who were caught were tortured

  • They bury bodies in fields

  • From 2008-2009 the population decreased 20.54%


Economy

Economy

  • The economy is ruined

  • 100 trillion Zimbabwe dollars are equal to 3 U.S. dollars


P olitics

Politics

  • Zimbabwe has fallen into economic chaos and hyper-inflation under the poor leadership of Robert Gabriel Mugabe

  • The government leads most of the attacks on diggers

  • Authorities deny the killings


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