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Zimbabwe Clears Gem Fields With Guns and Dogs, Rights Group Says

August 30, 2011

Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields are being cleared of illegal miners by police and private security guards with guns and dogs, Human Rights Watch said today in an e-mailed statement.

The New York-based group cited interviews with illegal miners for its findings.

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