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In the DRC, diamonds are among several natural resources that continue to fund and fuel conflict, particularly in the country’s eastern region.
In 2000, World Vision helped found the U.S. Campaign for the Elimination of Conflict Diamonds.
Conflict Diamonds featured in movie"Blood Diamond," starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimson Hounsou and Jennifer Connelly, explores the conflict diamond issue. Visit the Blood Diamond movie site to view the trailer,and learn more about the film, the cast and the filmakers.
|>>||The Text of the Clean Diamonds Trade Act|
|>>||Congressional Testimony of Rory Anderson, World Vision Sr. Africa Policy Advisor|
|>>||Diamonds & Conflict: Background, Policy, and Legislation, Congressional Research Service|
|>>||"Getting Congo's Wealth To Its People", John le Carre and Jason Stearns in The Boston Globe|
|>>||CONFLICT DIAMONDS Agency Actions Needed to Enhance Implementation of the Clean Diamond Trade Act -- GAO Report, September 2006|
|>>||Press Conference on Passage of Clean Diamonds Trade Act -- April 2003|
|>>||Interfaith Statement on Conflict Diamonds -- May 2002|
|>>||Conflict Diamonds Report Card -- Valentines Day 2002|