Blood Diamonds

By Stephen Vittorini

http://www.personal.psu.edu

Other names for blood diamonds

conflict diamond, converted diamond, hot diamond, or war diamond

What are blood diamonds?

Blood diamonds are diamonds mined in a war zone. Then they are sold to finacy insurgancys, invading army's war efforts, and warlord activitys.

Who does the labor?

Slaves and children

Where are the blood diamond mines?

Many diffrent places in africa.

What can we do to stop it?

The world diamond concil is trying to stop the smuggling of these diamonds. We can stop buying these diamonds that are from blood diamond mines. The United Nations is also trying to stop it because it is a conflic that is funding war.