Partnership Africa Canada Releases Annual Review

Partnership Africa Canada released their 2009 Diamonds and Human Security Annual Review Tuesday, which states that the Kimberely Process is "failing" and the governments involved in its administration "refuse to get tough on blatant smuggling, human rights abuse and money laundering."

The review includes detailed investigative reports on more than a dozen diamond producing countries, as well as trade and production statistics from Lebanon, Guinea and the Republic of Congo that "have raised serious but unanswered questions" regarding the KP.

To see the full report, click here.