Gallery: Angelina Jolie’s Conflict-Free Diamond Ring Not So Conflict-Free...

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It was the diamond ring that launched a thousand tabloid covers. But despite its compliance with the Kimberley Process, a scheme initiated by the United Nations to prevent “blood diamonds” from entering the rough-diamond market, Angelina Jolie’s conflict-free sparkler may not be so conflict-free after all, according to the program’s many detractors. Among the critics is Global Witness, an advocacy group that helped establish the Kimberley Process in 2003 but withdrew its membership in December after citing flaws in an “increasingly outdated” scheme.

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