The Blood Diamond movie was
directed by Edward Zwick and the screenplay and story was written by
Charles Leavitt and the soundtrack composed by James Newton Howard.
The Blood Diamond Soundtrack
The soundtrack to
the Blood Diamond Movie was composed by James Newton Howard and released
in the United States in 2006.
What is a Blood Diamond?
A Blood Diamond,
or Conflict Diamonds, are used in the illegal trading of diamonds
to finance conflict, civil wars and human rights abuses in different African
Profits from the illegal African trade in diamonds have been used by
warlords and rebels in Africa to buy weapons. The African countries involved in the
illicit trading of blood diamonds include Angola, the Democratic
Republic of Congo, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
The Trade in the Blood Diamonds
The trade in illegal
blood diamonds continue despite resolutions,
sanctions and laws. The illicit trade in diamonds is believed to fund armed conflict
in the African Ivory Coast and may finance terrorists
groups such as al Qaeda, although this has never been proved. For
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