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2018-07-12 Death by diamonds: Suicides wipe the shine off India's gem trade
2018-07-04 Responsible Jewellery Council Should Raise Bar for Supply Chains
2018-05-16 The "oracle" pronounces on Anglo America's 2018 AGM
2018-02-24 How a diamond king "made it in India" - and got caught
2017-09-20 Tanzania government's new action against London-listed miners
2017-09-14 Zimbabwe: how diamonds aid Mugabe's regime "militarisation"
2017-08-17 Steinmetz losing his sparkle as corruption allegations mount
2017-07-30 London Calling asks: is Rio Tinto "bidding fair" by Aboriginal landowners?
2016-12-14 Canada: Environmental group takes De Beers to court over mercury monitoring
2016-08-22 Rio Tinto pulls out of diamond mine in India
2016-07-30 Tigers hold up Rio Tinto’s Indian diamond mining plans
2016-07-12 British companies leading new £800bn extractives 'scramble for Africa'
2016-06-09 Call for greater governance in global diamond industry
2016-05-09 London Calling on India's "hollow crowns"
2016-04-11 Panama Papers: the mining links
2016-03-11 Zimbabwe's President Mugabe nationalises diamond industry
2016-03-02 Jan Roberts: commemorating a true warrior
2015-12-23 Canada: De Beers' alleged mercury contamination at its Victor diamond mine
2015-11-17 Amnesty: Time for diamond companies to stop hiding behind Kimberley Process
2015-10-21 How Illegal Diamond Mining Threatens Brazil's Indigenous Communities
2015-10-13 Canadian Cree concerns as De Beers looks further North
2015-08-19 Angola: Generals demand $1.2 million damages and jail for Rafael Marques
2015-06-29 Is Mining Really 'On Top' in Africa?
2015-05-30 Angola: Suspended Jail Sentence Bolsters Journalist's Determination to Carry On
2015-05-13 De Beers Canada paid only $226 in a year's royalties for its Victor diamond mine
2015-03-25 Frontier politics in Australia's Wild West
2015-02-07 Re-defining "conflict minerals" - an important new report
2015-01-15 London Calling asks: "Will it all come out in the Walsh?"
2014-12-23 India: Journalists attacked at illegal diamond mining site
2014-11-13 Angolan journalist's struggle for truth and justice
2014-09-17 Botswana government lies exposed as diamond mine opens on Bushman land
2014-08-13 London Calling: is now the time to call out African Minerals?
2014-07-06 Zimbabwe miners shut down after diamond resource exhausted
2014-06-19 New Zealand Rejects Mining Project on Pacific Seafloor
2014-03-05 Sierra Leone: Mining Boom Brings Rights Abuses
2014-02-11 Africa: Communities speak out at Alternative Mining Indaba
2013-12-10 Uma questions diamond mining by Rio Tinto in Bundelkhand
2013-11-27 Zimbabwe: Controversy continues around diamond revenues
2013-09-21 European Union revokes sanctions to Zimbabwe's diamond firm-report
2013-07-22 South Africa: little sign of end to mine labour strife
2013-06-21 Still more questions for the Kimberley Process
2013-04-22 Rio in Bundelkhand - diamonds or dust?
2013-02-19 Canadian native protesters block road to De Beers mine
2013-02-11 Zimbabwe: Marange Diamonds - Zanu-PF's Best Friend?
2012-12-17 Sierra Leone Blood Spills as Iron Ore's Boom Stirs Ghosts of War
2012-10-23 Who's to blame for "blood diamond" regulation failure?
2012-09-24 Declaration of Zimbabwe Alternative Mining Indaba
2012-08-06 Zimbabwe: Scientific Report shows Water Pollution by Marange Diamond Companies
2012-07-03 Zimbabwe: Chinese cream off US$200 million
2012-06-05 Are Namibian miners and government on a collision course?
2012-04-18 Zimbabwe: Miners disrespect culture
2012-04-11 Sierra Leone's glittering prizes
2012-02-28 Miners fight new fees structure in Zimbabwe
2012-02-20 First Nations have many problems with the government of Ontario
2011-12-12 Campaign Group pulls out of 'failing' Blood Diamonds scheme
2011-12-05 Rio Tinto's Indian diamond mine may not be - ever
2011-10-25 'Our suffering is for ever', mined-out town tells De Beers in South Africa
2011-10-25 India: Saranda's savagery exposed by national HR team
2011-10-10 The Kimberley Process and its gaping holes
2011-09-19 Why "Conflict-Free" Diamonds Are Unreliable
2011-09-06 The Murder of Shehla Masood
2011-08-23 "Torture camp " discovered in Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields
2011-07-11 Zimbabwe "blood diamonds" slip through Watchdog's net
2011-03-14 Relocated Chiadzwa villagers: a tale of false promises - Zimbabwe
2011-03-14 India's "Corporate Socialism" enjoys a tax orgy
2011-02-21 Statement from the AlterNATIVE Mining Indaba 2011
2011-01-10 Wikileaks stories on Freeport & Mrs Mugabe
2010-12-27 "We're not here for De Beers" - Indigenous Peoples
2010-12-21 Massive iron ore project brings mining tensions back to Sierra Leone
2010-12-13 Ottawa quietly opens protected Arctic wilderness to proposed mining
2010-11-08 London diamond baron agrees to observe (some) Palestinian rights
2010-11-01 Conflict diamonds set to enrich Zimbabwe's old guard
2010-09-20 Ocean exploration reaches perilous new depths
2010-09-14 Dirty looking stones
2010-08-22 World diamond group threatens to ban trade in Zimbabwean "blood diamonds"
2010-07-24 Civil Society Hails New US Oil and Mining Transparency Standards
2010-07-04 Zimbabwe to start diamond exports despite Kimberley Process deadlock
2010-06-11 Zimbabwe meets diamond trade standards - monitor
2010-04-08 Israel's blood diamonds
2010-02-15 Kenya: Landmark Ruling on Indigenous Land Rights
2009-12-22 Congo: Conflict over "conflict minerals" approach
2009-11-09 Angola's Falcone lands in jail, but questions remain
2009-11-02 Panama, the next diamond heaven?
2009-10-13 Gold and diamond giants strike out for continental shelf
2009-10-05 Massacre in mineral-rich Guinea leaves hundreds dead, wounded
2009-08-03 London Calling cries foul in Guinea
2009-06-16 Africans warned of mineral project "derailment"
2009-05-18 Diamonds are for sovereign wealth? Don't bank on it
2009-05-05 In Their Backyard
2009-04-20 Canadian Advantage – for whom?
2009-03-03 The flaw in "ethical" diamonds
2009-02-23 Canada: Attawapiskat members issue demands to DeBeers
2009-02-23 Anglo American to cut 19,000 jobs as mining boom ends
2009-02-02 Botswana's diamonds are fast losing their shine
2009-01-26 South African Mine Deaths Fall to Lowest on Record
2009-01-19 Canada: First Nation communities want to be included in mining talk
2008-12-22 Zimbabwe "hell on earth" spurs demand for expanded Kimberley Process
2008-11-10 Diamonds may not be forever - what about coal, gold, copper and nickel?
2008-11-10 Global meltdown promises pain, relief for Nunavut: Mining to suffer, energy prices will ease
2008-11-10 Obnoxious Leverage
2008-11-05 De Beers - not here for the Bushmen's diamonds ?
2008-11-05 Death returns to DR Congo
2008-10-21 Rio Tinto to develop bauxite mines before alumina refinery
2008-08-19 Where diamonds are a worker's worst enemy
2008-07-09 Indian workers strike, as Rio Tinto envisages multi-billion profits from new mine
2008-01-30 Ghana mining hits a trough - who's to blame?
2007-12-20 Brazilian roundup
2007-12-15 BOOK REVIEW: The mining machinations behind South Africa's making
2007-12-14 Diamond mining halted at Sierra Leone's Koidu mine - but only after two protesters die
2007-11-10 Risky Business: Those caught digging for themselves are often shot
2007-11-01 Sierre Leone to review mining contracts
2007-10-23 Africa update: huge new investments, no change for the better
2007-10-13 Issues of Concern
2007-10-01 Congo update
2007-09-10 US update
2007-09-10 US update
2007-09-10 Nevada Denies Plea to Delay New Coal Power Plants
2007-08-03 Russia Claims North Pole
2007-08-03 Arctic scramble heats up
2007-08-03 Arctic scramble heats up
2007-08-02 White House sees black gold in melting sea ice
2007-07-19 Nautilus gets more licences
2007-07-19 Getting in too deep?
2007-07-03 Tribal Villagers Demand Stop to Deep Sea Mining in Pacific Papua New Guinea
2007-06-29 Canada update
2007-06-23 South Africa update
2007-06-23 SA minister says communities must get more from mining
2007-06-23 South Africa update
2007-06-18 Anglo Platinum to suspend production at Rustenburg mine after worker deaths
2007-04-22 Anglo under heavy fire
2007-04-22 Anglo Under Heavy Fire
2007-04-19 Us Firm Accused Of Illegal Mining
2007-04-18 Africa Update
2007-04-18 Africa Update
2007-04-15 London mining companies: climate change, human rights and corporate wrongs
2007-04-14 Launching the London Mining Network
2007-04-14 Launching the London Mining Network
2007-04-03 Diamond review will go ahead, De Beers says
2007-04-03 Diamond review will go ahead, De Beers says
2007-02-28 Canada update
2007-02-23 Cree Seek No-mining Area In James Bay
2007-02-19 De Beers And Gnwt Confirm Snap Lake Arrangements To Support The Secondary Industry
2007-02-14 To:
2007-02-14 Support for the Muskrat Dam First Nation
2007-02-14 Support for the Muskrat Dam First Nation
2007-02-08 Police Harass Maandagshoek Activist After He Speaks Out Against Councilor and Anglo Platinum
2007-02-08 Africa update
2007-02-08 Africa update
2007-02-06 Tanzania Proceeds With New Mining Tax Policy
2007-02-05 Guinea in turmoil
2007-01-28 Africa's minerals trap
2007-01-27 Le Carré Points To Looting Of Congo By Mining Corporations
2007-01-12 London Calling follows the cash
2006-12-20 London Calling on Santa Sleaze
2006-12-15 Blood in the stones
2006-12-15 Blood in the stones
2006-12-14 Botswana court rules San Bushmen evicted unlawfully
2006-12-14 Diamonds Are for Never?
2006-12-14 Botswana Bushmen win court case about land
2006-12-14 Botswana court rules San Bushmen evicted unlawfully
2006-12-08 There are no clean diamonds: What you need to know about Canadian diamonds
2006-12-08 Canada Update
2006-12-08 Canada Update
2006-12-05 Where Have All The Fishes Gone?
2006-10-27 Africa Update
2006-10-27 Africa Update
2006-10-26 Military Prosecutor In Kilwa Trial Recalled To Kinshasa: Political Pressure Intensifies
2006-10-26 Cabinet Approves Richtersveld Settlement
2006-09-15 The real blood diamonds: TB, silicosis, asbestosis and De Beers
2006-08-29 To Courts in Canada: First Nations versus mining's alleged interlopers
2006-08-02 Related Story:
2006-07-10 Canada Update
2006-06-28 Chhattisgarh Approves Jewelry Center Plan
2006-06-28 CPI cries CMP violation, threatens Statewide stir
2006-06-28 India Update
2006-06-28 India Update
2006-06-26 Millions of Indians at Risk From Mercury Poisioning
2006-06-26 African roundup
2006-06-24 Rethinking Mining
2006-06-23 Nalco workers strike in Orissa
2006-06-22 Are miners certifiable?
2006-06-22 Are miners certifiable?
2006-06-21 Africa's conflict diamonds: Fair trade stones on the horizon?
2006-06-15 BHP Billiton Eyes Russian Uranium Market
2006-06-15 BHP Billiton follows Rio in holding hands with Norilsk - room for three under the ice sheets?
2006-06-15 BHP Billiton follows Rio in holding hands with Norilsk - room for three under the ice sheets?
2006-06-14 Miners, Retailers To Certify Ethical Production Of Metal
2006-06-14 Rival miners share partner
2006-06-14 BHP decides to play Russian roulette
2006-06-13 BHP Billiton and Russia's Norilsk Nickel sign mining agreement
2006-06-10 India Update
2006-06-07 Arms and a hammer used against Canadian First Nation
2006-06-07 Arms and a hammer used against Canadian First Nation
2006-06-06 Diamonds To Add Shine To Chhattisgarh's Economy
2006-06-01 Rio Tinto - revisiting the principles
2006-05-31 BHPBilliton: earning praise - and condemnation
2006-05-31 For further background see:
2006-05-31 Mining Firm Gives $8m Back To Tribe; Gift Ends Crandon Mine Saga
2006-05-31 BHPBilliton: earning praise - and condemnation
2006-05-26 Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation Says Ontario Mining Act Unconstitutional via MiningWatch
2006-05-22 Ekati mineowners sue striking workers
2006-05-19 Statement from the Union of Northern Workers
2006-05-07 Canadian Roundup
2006-05-07 Canadian Roundup
2006-05-05 Congo's tragedy: the war the world forgot
2006-05-05 Congo conflict continues
2006-05-05 Congo conflict continues
2006-05-02 De Beers Risks Losing Social License to Operate in Canada
2006-04-30 GOLD MINING - Eldorado starts up Kisladag mine
2006-04-13 Latin America Update: Active Civil Resistance in Cerro de San Pedro Against Minera San Xavier
2006-04-13 Latin American Update
2006-04-07 Cinta Larga Indians Acused of Killing Two Diamond Prospectors
2006-04-05 Guatemalan Constitutional Court Upholds Environmental Consults
2006-04-04 Active Civil Resistance in Cerro de San Pedro Against Minera San Xavier
2006-03-21 Government and northern First Nation agree on forum to discuss resourceissues
2006-03-15 India Update
2006-03-13 London Calling All Billionaires!
2006-03-13 India To Source Diamonds From Canada
2006-03-09 How do three old friends build a business empire in Kazakhstan? Just as in Russia-buy assets on the
2006-03-01 Behind the numbers: Untold Suffering in the Congo
2006-03-01 India Update
2006-02-27 Cutting Edge In Diamond Recce
2006-02-27 Cutting Edge In Diamond Recce
2006-02-23 India & Canada Exploring Cooperation In Diamond Mining
2006-02-22 Stakes are high as miners and natives square off
2006-02-16 Karnataka To Issue Notifications For Diamond Exploration
2006-02-06 The Following Background Report On Norilsk By Nostromo Research Was Published In The Winter 2003-20
2006-02-06 Is Rio Tinto about to commit a massive error? Or make a huge pile? And is there any real difference
2006-02-06 Is Rio Tinto About To Commit A Massive Error? Or Make A Huge Pile? And Is There Any Real Difference?
2006-01-25 Brazil may give land to "wildcat" diamond miners
2006-01-18 Unions call for strike against BHPBilliton in Canada
2005-12-30 India Update
2005-12-24 Diamond Industry To Sparkle
2005-12-24 Sitting Pretty On Gold And Diamonds
2005-12-24 Ashapura Plans Rs 2500 Crore Alumina Plant
2005-12-15 Mining away Orissa's wealth!
2005-12-09 What kind of development is this?
2005-12-09 What kind of development is this?
2005-12-09 For More Information On The Escr-net Corporate Accountability Working Group, We Encourage You To Vis
2005-12-09 Joint Ngo Report On Human Rights And The Extractive Industry & Consultations
2005-12-09 Human Rights And Extractive Industry
2005-12-09 Human Rights and extractive industry
2005-12-09 quot;What kind of development is this when the people live shorter lives than before?"
2005-12-05 De Beers urges Botswana to halt Bushmen evictions
2005-11-22 Diamond Mining Plans of De Beers, Rio Tinto Hit
2005-11-22 INDIA UPDATE
2005-11-22 India Update
2005-11-19 Jindal Steel signs pact with S. African, German cos
2005-11-19 73 FDI Proposals Approved in Mining Sector
2005-11-17 Museums Showcase Burma's Erased History
2005-11-15 Mines of Conflict
2005-11-15 7th November 2005:
2005-11-14 Gold industry must address criticism
2005-11-14 Posco May Miss Deal Deadline
2005-11-11 Jharkhand to check operation areas of coal companies
2005-11-10 Greens see red over proposed mining near Karlapat sanctuary
2005-11-08 Gathering protests over tribals' eviction in Jharkhand
2005-09-30 Venezuelan Chamber of Mines issues formal statement
2005-09-22 Indigenous Communities Reject Ministry Decision
2005-09-22 Disputes over mineral resources in Venezuela
2005-07-20 Bushmen's champion de beers loses face yet again
2005-07-20 Bushmen's champion de beers loses face yet again - Supermodel quits
2005-04-29 Bushmen to be Denied Homeland
2005-04-29 Komtsha Komtsha was one of the great leaders of the Central Kalahari Bushmen. He travelled to Britai
2005-04-29 Bushmen to be Denied Homeland
2005-03-02 Liberian gold rush threatens forest preserve
2005-02-15 World Day against Child Labour 2005 to focus on child labour in mines and quarries
2005-02-15 World Day against Child Labour 2005 to focus on child labour in mines and quarries
2005-02-13 Chhattisgarh to be world's diamond bowl
2004-10-15 Newsletter of National Movement for Justice and Development (NMJD) in Sierra Leone
2004-10-15 Dawn of a New Era
2004-10-15 Diamond Exports Register an Increase
2004-10-15 Promoting Just Mining in Sierra Leone
2004-10-15 Newsletter of National Movement for Justice and Development (NMJD) in Sierra Leone
2004-08-19 We would like to publish this letter in full from Ivanhoe without further comment as it really spe
2004-08-11 Gems and HIV/AIDS
2004-08-04 Media Watch
2004-07-09 Gem miners' labours earn few riches for Sierra Leone
2004-06-15 1] The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is an innovative voluntary system that imposes extens
2004-06-09 Sandline mercenaries: from Sierra Leone to Iraq
2004-05-26 Proposed diamond mine sparks concern
2004-04-05 Are diamonds a Cree's best friend?
2004-03-26 What the papers say
2004-03-22 For All the TNCs in China - A London Calling special - March 22 2004
2004-03-22 For All the TNCs in China
2004-03-16 Kimberlite Blast Lands 3 in Hospital
2004-02-11 The Koidu Kimberlite Project - Is Koidu Holdings Ltd. above the law?
2004-02-11 The Koidu Kimberlite Project - Is Koidu Holdings Ltd. above the law?
2004-02-10 10th February, 2004.
2004-02-08 New mining law in Central African Republic
2004-01-23 Kimberlite Mining Threatens Peace and Security in Kono, Sierra Leone
2004-01-21 Press Statement - Genesis of the Koidu Holdings Crisis
2003-11-11 Despite the international focus over the past two years on the scourges caused by the extraction an
2003-11-11 DiamondWorks remembers its dead, in silence
2003-11-11 DiamondWorks remembers its dead, in silence
2003-10-31 UN says war in Congo is fuelled by foreign firms
2003-10-25 BHP Billiton accused of green abuse
2003-10-15 Beware the Wolf at the Door: Conservation International
2003-10-15 African tribe wins rights to diamond-rich land
2003-09-26 Trade unionists impacted by the policies and practices of Rio Tinto have confirmed the need for the
2003-09-26 Global Union Group Commits to Bring Rogue Company Rio Tinto to Justice, Reaffirms Solidarity
2003-09-24 Wilson defends Rio Tinto's global operations
2003-09-23 War Crimes Court Eyes 'Blood Diamond' Buyers
2003-09-15 A tale of squandered opportunities: Sierra Leone
2003-09-15 Road Travel Has Become A Big Risk
2003-07-17 London Calling - July 17 2003
2003-07-17 London Calling! July 17 2003
2003-07-15 Up against the Red Shield
2003-07-08 London Calling - July 8 2003
2003-06-10 Kennecott CBC Supporters Rally at Tiffanys
2003-04-15 Labour and Women in Mining
2003-04-15 UN Backs Scheme to Block Blood Diamond Trade
2003-03-20 John Frankenheimer releases new film, 'Path to Wat', which mirrors Iraq
2003-03-20 London Calling - March 30 2003
2003-01-15 Development Diamonds – Sierra Leone
2002-12-02 Namibia to renegotiate diamond trade
2002-11-18 London Calling - November 18 2002
2002-11-18 London Calling! November 18 2002
2002-11-11 Australian diggers bagging Indian mining contracts
2002-10-23 Hatch Advisor To World Bank
2002-01-15 Listen and heed the just demands of the poor affected communities
2001-05-01 The decision by the Sierra Leone government to allow the British ex-mercenary outit Diamond Works/
2001-05-01 No knight in shining armour for Ivanhoe
2001-05-01 Campaigners 'sensitise' kimberlite communities
2001-05-01 poem
2001-05-01 Can diamonds be a curse forever? Newsletter from NMJD in Sierra Leone
2001-05-01 VOX POP
2001-05-01 Editorial -
2001-05-01 Alarming mining-related news continues to filter out of one of the world's most beleaguered counties
2001-05-01 Human Rights, Mining and the People of Kono
2001-04-23 How US Foreign Policy over decades was influenced by the Diamond Cartel

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