Diamond loopholes worry.

Position:Kofi Annan reports on National Union for the Total Independence of Angola Group's fund raising - Brief Article
 
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In spite of an international clamp-down, Unita rebels are still raising cash through the sale of diamonds to fund their war effort, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan contends in a special report.

"The armed conflict in Angola has continued unabated, leaving much of the country insecure," he says, although sanctions against so-called 'blood diamonds' "seem to have contributed to efforts aimed at eroding the military capability of...

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