By: Cara Lane, Jamie, and Emma
HOW THE DIAMOND TRADE WORKS:
History and Fun Facts
-The term "blood diamond" refers to diamonds that come from war zones in Africa
-Sold illegally to fund war efforts against governments.
-Millions of deaths are traced to the rebel wars and trafficking of these gems.
-At one time the Sierra Leone produced some of the world's best quailty diamonds.
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