Blood in the stonesPublished by MAC on 2006-12-15
Source: Mines and Communities ()
Blood in the stones
15th December 2006
Last week's widespread release of the film "Blood Diamond" has stimulated renewed debate on what constitutes "conflict" or "blood" diamonds. In this major new introduction to her acclaimed book "Glitter and Greed" (published by Disinformation, New York 2003), author Janine Roberts reveals a hidden aspect to diamond mining in South Africa which. she claims, shatters the illusion that such gems are in any sense "clean"