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  1. Blood Diamond (2006) - IMDb

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    Dec 08, 2006 · Directed by Edward Zwick. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers. A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

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  2. Blood Diamond - Wikipedia

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    Blood Diamond is a 2006 political war thriller film co-produced and directed by Edward Zwick and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, and Djimon Hounsou.The title refers to blood diamonds, which are diamonds mined in war zones and sold to finance conflicts, and thereby profit warlords and diamond companies across the world.

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  3. Blood diamond | Britannica

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    Blood diamond, as defined by the United Nations (UN), any diamond that is mined in areas controlled by forces opposed to the legitimate, internationally recognized government of a country and that is sold to fund military action against that government. The very specific UN definition of blood

  4. Blood Diamond (2006) - Rotten Tomatoes

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    Blood Diamond is another cinematic tour de force. It is a film that opens the eyes and moves every bit of the soul, a powerful story that lets the world face what it cannot even look at. DiCaprio ...

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  5. Blood Diamond (2006) - Plot Summary - IMDb

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    Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990's Sierra Leone, Blood Diamond is the story of Danny Archer - an ex mercenary from Zimbabwe - and Solomon Vandy - a Mende fisherman. Both men are African, but their histories as different as any can be, until their fates become joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that ...

  6. Watch Blood Diamond | Prime Video

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    The mining of blood diamonds is based on forced labor in war-torn countries, primarily to finance insurgents, so I expected violence. What I didn't expect was for this movie to portray such a wide range of humanity--from international greed through what happens to people living in a war zone, to the simple love of family and a desire to restore ...

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  7. Blood Diamonds | Conflict Diamonds | Kimberly Process

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    Blood Diamonds, also known as "Conflict Diamonds," are stones that are produced in areas controlled by rebel forces that are opposed to internationally recognized governments. The rebels sell these diamonds, and the money is used to purchase arms or to fund their military actions. Blood Diamonds are ...

  8. Blood Diamonds & Violence in Africa | Brilliant Earth

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    • Fueling Civil Wars
    • Violence by Governments
    • Central African Republic
    • Zimbabwe
    • Angola
    • Côte d’Ivoire

    In just the past two decades, seven African countries have endured brutal civil conflicts fueled by diamonds: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Angola, the Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Diamonds intensify civil wars by financing militaries and rebel militias. Violence still plagues many diamond mines in Africa, with armed groups using force to seize or control diamond wealth. Rival groups also fight with each other to control diamon...

    Diamond mining is plagued by shocking violence, from killings to sexual violence to torture. Often, rebel groups are responsible for this violence. But governments and mining companies also commit atrocities in Africa's diamond fields, frequently in countries that are not at war. At Brilliant Earth, we believe it is important to end all violence related to diamond mining, regardless of the circumstances. The diamond industry’s attempt to fight blood diamonds led to the establishment of the Ki...

    A dangerous mix of diamonds, religious tensions, and poverty has sparked a civil war in the Central African Republic. In 2013, a mostly Muslim rebel group launched an attack on the capital, Bangui, from the north. Rebels overthrew the country’s dictator and seized valuable diamond fields. Christian militias counter-attacked, killing thousands of Muslims who had nothing to do with the rebels. The Central African Republic is now being torn apart by militias who are fighting over diamonds and ot...

    Even after killings, torture, and outrageous human rights abuses in Zimbabwe’s diamond industry, Zimbabwe has been welcomed into the community of diamond producing nations. In 2008, the Zimbabwean army seized the valuable Marange diamond deposit in eastern Zimbabwe, massacring more than 200 diamond miners who stood in the way. Soldiers then enslaved local adults and children in the diamond fields, beating and torturing those who disobeyed. An estimated $2 billion in diamond wealth disappeared...

    More than ten years after the end of a brutal diamond-funded civil war, Angola is now a member of the Kimberley Process and the world’s fourth largest diamond exporter. But a flourishing diamond trade has not made Angola a more responsible diamond producer. Angola’s diamond fields are once again the scene of horrific violence. In recent years, diamond miners from the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo have been streaming into northeast Angola to mine for diamonds. Most miners cross...

    For nearly a decade, diamonds helped keep Côte d’Ivoire a divided nation. In 2004, a violent civil war in Côte d’Ivoire reached a stalemate. Rebels controlled the diamond-rich north while the government controlled the south. To prevent diamonds from funding the conflict, the Kimberley Process and the United Nations placed a ban on the export of Côte d’Ivoire’s diamonds in 2005. Rebels, however, did not abide by the ban. Every year, rebels smuggled about $20 million worth of diamonds into neig...

  9. Blood Diamond Official Trailer #1 - (2006) HD - YouTube

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  10. Blood Diamonds - TIME.com

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    The only way that the blood will finally be washed away from conflict diamonds is if there is a true fair-trade-certification process that allows conscientious consumers to buy Congo’s artisanal ...