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United Nations Lifts Ban on Liberian Diamonds

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United Nations Lifts Ban on Liberian Diamonds

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United Nations Lifts Ban on Liberian Diamonds

United Nations Lifts Ban on Liberian Diamonds

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The U.N. Security Council recently decided to lift sanctions regulating the sale of diamonds from Liberia. Corinna Gilfillan, head of the U.S. Office of international advocacy group Global Witness, talks to Farai Chideya about so-called "conflict diamonds" and the state of Liberia's post-war democracy.

To access a recent Global Witness report on how diamonds get to the US retail market, visit Global Witness' website