Conflicts in Africa and the Diamond Trade

Religious leaders began an Interfaith Dialogue on Conflict Diamonds to advocate the end to the growing trade of “conflict… read more

Religious leaders began an Interfaith Dialogue on Conflict Diamonds to advocate the end to the growing trade of “conflict diamonds.” These diamonds, smuggled from several African war zones, fund and fuel conflicts in Sierra Leone, Angola and other countries. They also talked about pressure which could be brought to bear on governments and businesses, and the responsibility of diamond markets for checking the origins of gems they sell. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Conflicts in Africa and the Diamond Trade

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Program ID:
164204-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2001
Last Aired:
May 12, 2001

Airing Details

  • May 11, 2001 | 9:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 2001 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2001 | 10:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 2001 | 5:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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