KP Approves Modified Jerusalem Agreement on Zimbabwe Diamonds

- January 19th, 2011

Israeli Diamond Portal.com reports that Kimberly Process members have voted to support a modified version of the Jerusalem Agreement on diamond exports from Zimbabwe.

Israeli Diamond Portal.com reports that Kimberly Process members have voted  to support a modified version of the Jerusalem Agreement on diamond exports from Zimbabwe.

The story is quoted as saying:

At Zimbabwe’s insistence, the agreement’s “violence clause” has been altered and now requires that three – rather than two – KP member nations support a call for monitoring, in effect making it more difficult seek a formal KP investigation into alleged human rights abuses in the Marange diamond fields. 

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