28 November 2006 -27 January 2007
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Kadir van Lohuizens images convey the story of diamonds that fuel conflict, civil war and human rights abuses. They have been responsible for funding recent conflicts in Africa, resulting in the death and displacement of millions of people.

Presented in association with Global Witness, the exhibition also provides practical advice for the individual consumer, showing how you can really make a difference and help make sure the diamond industry is keeping its promises to end the trade in conflict diamonds.

Conflict diamonds have been responsible for funding recent conflicts in Africa, resulting in the death and displacement of millions of people. During these conflicts, profits from the illegal trade in diamonds, worth billions of dollars, were used by warlords and rebels to buy arms. An estimated 3.7 million people have died in Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and Sierra Leone in conflicts fuelled by diamonds.

Kadir van Lohuizen is represented by Agence VU. In 2006 he received the prestigious World Press Photo award for his work on the diamond industry.

Global Witness works to expose the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems and their attendant human rights and environmental abuses.

Kadir van Lohuizen is represented by Agence VU. In 2006 he received the prestigious World Press Photo award for his work on the diamond industry.

Global Witness works to expose the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems and their attendant human rights and environmental abuses.