By  on November 6, 2009

The future of the Kimberley Process and the global image of the diamond industry hung in the balance after the organization’s annual meeting ended Thursday in the Namibian capital of Windhoek without any decisive action against Zimbabwe for alleged gross human rights abuses of diamond panners and for using the profits from diamond sales to prop up Robert Mugabe’s oppressive regime.

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