The State, The Security Forces, And A Decade of Disappearing Diamonds in Zimbabwe

Global Witness
Global Witness
Publication Date:
12 September 2017
Zimbabwe, Arms and Military Affairs, Corruption, Governance, Human Rights, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Mining

Precious mineral wealth could be secretly financing the institutions responsible for perpetrating serious human rights abuses and subverting the country's democracy. Zimbabwe's powerful military, feared Central Intelligence Organisation, and a number of political elites all gained control of Zimbabwe's diamond sector, while concealing the scale of the loss to its people, this Global Witness report reveals

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