The blood diamond trade is tearing the Central African Republic apart

The Central African Republic (CAR)—one of the poorest countries in the world—has been embroiled in intense religious conflict since Dec. 2012. Fighting between the predominantly Muslim rebels (known as the Séléka) and Christian/animist anti-balaka militia broke out when the former accused Christian president François Bozizé of violating peace agreements laid down in 2007 and 2011. […]

http://qz.com/514441/the-blood-diamond-trade-is-tearing-the-central-african-republic-apart/