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1. WARRING TRIBES
2.CORRUPT GOVT’S
3. POOR EDUCATION
AND JOBS

DIAMONDS MINED IN
A WAR ZONE AND
SOLD TO FINANCE A
CIVIL WAR

STARTS CIVIL WAR IN
SIERRA LEONE
AGAINST GOVT
FORCES

MOVIE BROUGHT
ATTENTION TO
GENOCIDE
OCCURRING IN
AFRICA BECAUSE OF
DIAMONDS

USED TO REGULATE
DIAMOND TRADING
AND KEEP BLOOD
DIAMONDS FROM
ENTERING MARKET

ENFORCED THE
KIMBERLY PROCESS

IT STATES ALL
DIAMONDS MUST:
1.) BE IN SECURE
NUMBERED CONTAINERS
2.) HAVE KIMBERLY
PROCESS CERTIFICATE
3). COUNTRIES MUST
REFUSE DIAMONDS IF
THEY DON’T HAVE THE
ABOVE

PROBLEMS
1.) EASY TO SMUGGLE
TO LEGAL COUNTRIES
2.) CORRUPT GOVT.
OFFICIALS
ADVANTAGE
1.
INCREASED REVENUE
FOR POOR GOVT’S

BANS DIAMOND
IMPORTS FROM
SIERRA LEONE

BANS DIAMOND
IMPORTS FROM
LIBERIA

MAKES KIMBERLY
PROCESS A U.S. LAW