“Global Witness and Amnesty International said a survey of 42 British retailers found more than three-quarters of them had no auditing procedures to curb the trade in illicit gems from conflict areas, known as ‘blood diamonds’.”

” ‘After all the promises the diamond industry has made it is very disappointing to find that retailers in the UK are still not taking the necessary steps to ensure the diamond supply chain is cleaned up from mine to shop counter,’ Amnesty’s UK Business Campaigner Nick Dearden said.”

Hopefully with this getting some press, it will cause the retailers to take action.  Source Article

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