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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...

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Vast Resources eyes Zim diamonds

Aug 24 2018 0183 32 The Vast Marange-Zimunya partnership is the first concern to get access to the Chiadzwa diamond fields since the previous Government of President Mugabe kicked out private players in 2015 but the concession is not part of where state miner the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company ZCDC is currently mining...

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PDF Chinese investments Marange diamonds and

This paper examines the experience of workers in Chinese investments drawing from Marange diamond fields in ZimbabweThe mining potential of the Marange fields was discovered in 2006 following the unorthodox withdrawal of mining rights from the British-owned African Consolidated Resources ACR due to a strained relationship between Zimbabwe...

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Outrage over continuous plunder of Marange diamonds

Dec 16 2020 0183 32 Sources at ZCDC have claimed that Zimbabwe lost close to US 20 million in potential diamond revenue in illicit financial outflows at the mine between 2019 and 2020 Insiders at ZCDC said the arrests are just a tip of an iceberg as there are more incidences of diamond looting involving state security operatives in Marange diamond field but they...

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Some Diamonds From Zimbabwe Field Cleared for Export

Jul 15 2010 0183 32 Zimbabwe has been under investigation for allowing the military to control the Marange diamond field as well as permitting diamond smuggling...

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FOOTPRINT OF ROUGH DIAMONDS FROM MARANGE

PRODUCTION FOOTPRINT MARANGE DIAMOND FIELD Zimbabwe SFD Marange Diamond Field Zim 00 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 23 4 56 gt 8 mm 47 of the diamonds are larger than 8mm 43 of the diamonds are in between 56mm and 8mm in size 9 of the diamonds are in between 4mm and 56mm in size 1 of the diamonds are...

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The Chiadzwa Diamond Debacle A story no one will ever

Jan 02 2020 0183 32 In terms of carats produced the Marange field is the largest diamond producing project in the world estimated to have produced 169 million carats in 2013 or 13 of global rough diamond...

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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 abuses and environmental degradation rampant in the mineral-rich area...

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Zimbabwe miners to shut down after diamond resource

Jul 02 2014 0183 32 The Marange diamond deposit spanning over 300 miles in Eastern Zimbabwe was stated as the largest diamond mine in the world in 2013 producing almost 17 million carats or approximately 13 of...

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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...

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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 Since the discovery of alluvial diamond deposits in 2006 in Marange people...

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Satellite map 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...

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Zimbabwean diamonds set to return to the European market

Diamond traders eyes gleam whenever they hear the word Marange That s the name of a vast diamond field in eastern Zimbabwe It is about the size of the German capital Berlin and in its depths...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 finds...

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Marange diamond field Zimbabwe

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 torture camp discovered 08/08/11...

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Blood Diamond Workers

Example Zimbabwe Zimbabwean diamonds are polluted by human rights violations such as child labor forced labor torture sexual violence and murder They are also helping a brutal dictator President Robert Mugabe in power The triggers for these abuses were the discovery of Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe in 2006 Marange diamond...

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Location Maps

Location Maps - Marange diamond fields Chiadzwa Mutare District Umtali District Manicaland Zimbabwe Latitude Longitude WGS84 19 176 36 8 South 32 176 21 4 East...

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Zimbabwe s great diamond rush brutally suppressed by

Mar 26 2009 0183 32 It was in September 2006 that a 25-acre field of alluvial gem and industrial diamonds was discovered in Marange a dusty rural area 15 miles...

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A Conflict of Diamonds The Kimberley Process and

Part II describes Zimbabwe and its Marange diamond fields Initially subsection A provides a brief description of Zimbabwe s complicated political history This background is important to understand arguments regarding the KPCS s relation to the Marange diamonds...

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Zimbabwe diamonds Where has all the money gone

Oct 17 2013 0183 32 File - in this file photo taken Wednesday Nov 1 2006 gangs of illegal miners dig for diamonds in Marange eastern Zimbabwe The wealth enjoyed by just a few comes at least in part from the vast Marange diamond field that was exposed by an earth tremor in 2006 The Marange deposit is the biggest diamond field found in Africa for a century...

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Zimbabwe s Blood Diamonds exposed by Wikileaks cable

Dec 10 2010 0183 32 The Mugabe regime siezed the Marange fields in 2006 from African Consolidated Resources ACR a mining venture listed on London s AIM exchange...

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Parliamentarians Probing Zimbabwe Diamond Field Abuses Hit

One observer said the quality of life of residents of the Chiadzwa area of Marange district has sharply declined due to restrictions...

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Human Rights Abuses in the Marange Diamond Fields of Zimbabwe

Jun 26 2009 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...

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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...

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Dripping with blood the Marange diamond fields

Jul 23 2014 0183 32 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...

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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...

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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...

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