The Lion that Didn't Roar: Can the Kimberley Process Stop the Blood Diamonds Trade? by Nigel Davidson
English | Oct. 6, 2016 | ISBN: 1760460257 | 330 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
In 2017 it will be Australia’s turn to chair the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KP), an international organisation set up to regulate the trade in diamonds. Diamonds are a symbol of love, purchased to celebrate marriage, and it is therefore deeply ironic that the diamond trade has become linked with warfare and human rights violations committed in African producer countries such as Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo and, more recently, Zimbabwe and Angola.