From ECOWAS to New York: Beny Steinmetz diamonds on trial in three jurisdictions

People living close to the Koidu diamond mine in Sierra Leone fear the dismissal of a domestic court case against Beny Steinmetz's company Octea, which they accuse of violence and pollution. A US court, however, has upheld their disclosure demands, while a separate case before an ECOWAS court is due out next year. [...] (377 words)
Issue dated 27/10/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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