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Zimbabwe's Diamond Fields

Duration:
25 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 11 August 2011

Have you bought a diamond recently?

Would you really know where it came from?

Assignment goes into Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields and uncovers evidence of torture camps and widescale killings.

As the international community argues over whether these diamonds should be sold on the open market, we ask if President Robert Mugabe will ever face prosecution for these crimes.

Hilary Andersson reports.

  • Marange diamonds: Zimbabwe denies 'torture camp'

    Marange diamonds: Zimbabwe denies 'torture camp'

    Zimbabwe has dismissed as "ridiculous" allegations by BBC Panorama that security forces run a torture camp in its rich Marange diamond fields

    Read more on the BBC News website

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