Why is this important?
Over 3.7 million people have died, over 6 million have been displaced; millions mutilated, raped, and tortured. (Campbell) Children are drugged or tortured and forced to join the militas.
Places where some blood diamonds come from
A civil war from 1991-2002 funded by blood diamonds
Democratic Republioc of Congo
Two civil wars from 1996-2003 funded by blood diamonds
A civil war from 2002-2007 funded by blood Diamonds
You can help to stop the selling of blood diamonds by not buying diamonds that are from the regions of the wars. Another way to stop blood diamonds is to end the wars that the diamonds are funding.