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Marange diamond fields

The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare District, Zimbabwe. 'Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world's richest diamond deposits'. The hugely prolific fields are regarded by some experts as the world's biggest diamond (in carats, not by value) find in more than a century. Production from Marange is controversial due to ongoing legal wrangles and governme

The Marange diamond fields of Zimbabwe: An overview

Nov 09, 2011 The controversy over Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe has received much global attention. This new report by Sokwanele brings together a wide-ranging overview of events, meetings, human rights abuses and environmental degradation rampant in the mineral-rich area.

THE MARANGE DIAMOND FIELDS OF ZIMBABWE: AN

THE MARANGE DIAMOND FIELDS OF ZIMBABWE: AN OVERVIEW . October, 2011 “We have begun to see how this mineral wealth can become a curse –as it so often has been in Africa, as people are killed and communities destroyed in the fight for diamonds that will forever be marked with the blood of the innocent.” Rowan Williams, October 2011, Harare.

Inside Zimbabwe's controversial Marange diamond field

Mar 15, 2012 Mutare, Zimbabwe CNN —. After weeks of negotiations with the government, CNN’s Marketplace Africa show has been granted access to the controversial Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe

Black Diamonds from Marange (Zimbabwe): A Result of

Aug 07, 2017 The Marange alluvial diamonds occur on the Zimbabwe craton near the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border. The Zimbabwe craton comprises 3.6 to 3.5 Ga basement granite-greenstone terranes (Wilson, 1990, and references therein), although an older Paleo­archean heritage is suggested by ~3.9 Ga detrital zircons (Dodson et al., 1988; Zeh et al., 2014) and 3

Diamonds in the rough: Human rights abuses in the

Jun 26, 2009 The military seized control of these diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe after killing more than 200 people in Chiadzwa, a previously peaceful but impoverished part of Marange

Location Maps Marange diamond fields, Chiadzwa,

Location Maps Marange diamond fields, Chiadzwa, Mutare District (Umtali District), Manicaland, Zimbabwe Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 36' 8'' South,32° 21' 4'' East

Marange diamond field: Zimbabwe torture camp

Aug 08, 2011 Marange could represent as much as a fifth of the world's diamonds deposits. A torture camp run by Zimbabwe's security forces is operating in the country's rich Marange diamond fields, BBC

Zimbabwe: End Repression in Marange Diamond Fields

Jun 26, 2009 Zimbabwe's armed forces are engaging in the forced labor of children and adults, and are torturing and beating local villagers on the diamond fields of Marange district in eastern Zimbabwe.

Villagers in Zimbabwe Marange Diamond Fields in Mass

Apr 26, 2018 Groups of miners in the diamond fields in Marange in 2006. When the scramble peaked in October 2008, more than 35,000 people, including children and women, were either mining or buying diamonds

THE MARANGE DIAMOND FIELDS OF ZIMBABWE: AN

THE MARANGE DIAMOND FIELDS OF ZIMBABWE: AN OVERVIEW . October, 2011 “We have begun to see how this mineral wealth can become a curse –as it so often has been in Africa, as people are killed and communities destroyed in the fight for diamonds that will forever be marked with the blood of the innocent.” Rowan Williams, October 2011, Harare.

Marange diamond fields, Chiadzwa, Mutare District (Umtali

From : "The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare District, Zimbabwe. Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world's richest diamond

Marange Diamond Land and Human Rights abuses, Zimbabwe

Marange diamond fields were known to the public in 2006, triggering a diamond rush which lasted for 3 to 4 years. At the height of artisanal mining in 2008 an estimated 40 000 artisanal miners and diggers were now living in the diamond fields.

Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe EJAtlas

Apr 08, 2014 The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare West, Zimbabwe. Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the worlds richest diamond deposits.

Black Diamonds from Marange (Zimbabwe): A Result of

Aug 07, 2017 The Marange alluvial diamonds occur on the Zimbabwe craton near the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border. The Zimbabwe craton comprises 3.6 to 3.5 Ga basement granite-greenstone terranes (Wilson, 1990, and references therein), although an older Paleo­archean heritage is suggested by ~3.9 Ga detrital zircons (Dodson et al., 1988; Zeh et al., 2014) and 3

Diamonds in the rough: Human rights abuses in the Marange

Jun 26, 2009 The military seized control of these diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe after killing more than 200 people in Chiadzwa, a previously peaceful but impoverished part of Marange

Reap What You Sow: Greed and Corruption in Zimbabwe’s

of diamond revenues, July 26, 20121 The Marange diamond fields of eastern Zimbabwe could be the country’s salvation. Often described as the biggest diamond discovery of a generation2, Marange has undoubtedly put Zimbabwe on the diamond map3. Managed right, it could have

Diamonds.net Atrocities Haunt Zimbabwe’s Marange Fields

Aug 27, 2021 To consumers, all diamonds reaching their cities are conflict free. Among the diamonds cleared by the KP as conflict-free are Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds. These are mined in arguably the world’s most securitized diamond fields. A protected area. In 2007, the government placed Marange under the Protected Places and Areas Act (Ch. 11:12).

Deliberate Chaos: Ongoing Human Rights Abuses in the

Jun 21, 2010 Summary In 2008, Zimbabwe's military launched a bloody crackdown in eastern Zimbabwe after diamonds were discovered in the fields of Marange (otherwise known as Chiadzwa).

The Long, Troubling Tale of Marange Diamonds JCK

Jul 19, 2019 The Long, Troubling Tale of Marange Diamonds. July 19, 2019 by Rob Bates. This week, Russian diamond miner Alrosa announced that it had signed a joint venture agreement to explore for diamonds in the Chimanimani area of Zimbabwe. The announcement was accompanied by an Alrosa slide presentation touting the benefits the world’s biggest miner by

Zimbabwe

The Marange diamond fields, discovered in 2006, are considered the biggest diamond find in over a century. They have the potential to improve the fiscal situation of the country considerably, but almost all revenues from the field have disappeared into the pockets of army officers and ZANU–PF politicians.

Blood diamonds eight years after the Marange massacre

Nov 02, 2016 Blood diamonds eight years after the Marange massacre. October 2016, marks 8 years since the Army of Zimbabwe launched a three week-long brutal attack on the people of Manicaland Province, home to the Marange Diamond Fields. Eight years later, diamond mining in Zimbabwe is no harder than before. Chiadzwa is an area near Mutare, in Eastern Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe Botswana Diamonds

Apr 23, 2021 The initial focus of this understanding is on the Marange Diamond Fields (‘MDF’) of eastern Zimbabwe. Figure 15: Diamonds of Zimbabwe. A separate agreement between BOD and Vast will cover the joint development of diamond properties outside of the MDF in a 50/50 joint venture model.

Villagers in Marange Diamond Fields in Zimbabwe Today

Apr 27, 2018 April 27, 2018 Business. By Dewa Mavhinga. Thousands of villagers around east Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields took to the streets on Monday to protest the looting of diamond revenue and were met by armed soldiers and police who fired tear gas canisters to disperse the demonstrators, according to witnesses interviewed by Human Rights Watch.

Marange Diamond Land and Human Rights abuses, Zimbabwe

Marange diamond fields were known to the public in 2006, triggering a diamond rush which lasted for 3 to 4 years. At the height of artisanal mining in 2008 an estimated 40 000 artisanal miners and diggers were now living in the diamond fields.

What happens at the Marange diamond fields? spudd64

Aug 27, 2020 The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare District, Zimbabwe. ‘Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the world’s richest diamond

Diamonds in the rough: Human rights abuses in the Marange

Jun 26, 2009 The military seized control of these diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe after killing more than 200 people in Chiadzwa, a previously peaceful but impoverished part of Marange

Greed and corruption in Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields

The Government of Zimbabwe and all companies operating in Marange should also regularly disclose in a full and transparent way all diamond production, trade and payments figures. * Zimbabwe should undertake to create a mandatory and publicly available registry of assets for elected officials, senior government appointees and their spouses.

The story of Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds: Pollution

Dec 12, 2012 The Marange diamond story has been one sad episode after another and the trend continues. The first major challenge was the unannounced invasion of Marange by tens of thousands of artisanal miners, merchants and dealers who did not submit to

Deliberate Chaos: Ongoing Human Rights Abuses in the

Jun 21, 2010 Summary In 2008, Zimbabwe's military launched a bloody crackdown in eastern Zimbabwe after diamonds were discovered in the fields of Marange (otherwise known as Chiadzwa).

Villagers in Marange Diamond Fields in Zimbabwe Today

Apr 27, 2018 April 27, 2018 Business. By Dewa Mavhinga. Thousands of villagers around east Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields took to the streets on Monday to protest the looting of diamond revenue and were met by armed soldiers and police who fired tear gas canisters to disperse the demonstrators, according to witnesses interviewed by Human Rights Watch.

Blood diamonds eight years after the Marange massacre

Nov 02, 2016 Blood diamonds eight years after the Marange massacre. October 2016, marks 8 years since the Army of Zimbabwe launched a three week-long brutal attack on the people of Manicaland Province, home to the Marange Diamond Fields. Eight years later, diamond mining in Zimbabwe is no harder than before. Chiadzwa is an area near Mutare, in Eastern Zimbabwe.

Army abuses Zimbabweans to control diamond fields-HRW

Jun 26, 2009 In a report on Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields, it said the military, which remains under the control of President Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF

Zimbabwe Botswana Diamonds

Apr 23, 2021 The initial focus of this understanding is on the Marange Diamond Fields (‘MDF’) of eastern Zimbabwe. Figure 15: Diamonds of Zimbabwe. A separate agreement between BOD and Vast will cover the joint development of diamond properties outside of the MDF in a 50/50 joint venture model.

Zimbabwe: Marange diamond fields firms ‘captured’ b...

Sep 10, 2017 Zimbabwe: Marange diamond fields firms ‘captured’ by sinister spooks, state elites. Political elites and security services have captured the companies mining Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond

Atrocities Haunt Zimbabwe’s Marange Fields The Zimbabwean

Aug 27, 2021 To consumers, all diamonds reaching their cities are conflict free. Among the diamonds cleared by the KP as conflict-free are Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds. These are mined in arguably the world’s most securitized diamond fields. A protected area In 2007, the government placed Marange under the Protected Places and Areas Act (Ch. 11:12).

Marange Diamond Fields Turned Into Free for All Zimbabwe

Apr 09, 2019 Mutare — Four armed robbers who had reportedly turned the Marange diamond fields into a free for all since 2017, have been arrested. The four, on several occasions with help from armed soldiers, police and hordes of illegal panners, looted diamonds worth millions of dollars after raiding the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) in Chiadzwa.

End Repression in Marange Diamond Field Nehanda Radio

Jun 27, 2009 End Repression in Marange Diamond Field. On Jun 27, 2009 155. (Johannesburg) Zimbabwe’s armed forces are engaging in the forced labor