IBPP Research Associates: Sierra Leone


This article discusses the response of Anterwerp's High Diamond Council to smuggling allegations made by Partnership Africa Canada (PAC). It was originally published in Sierra Leone News on January 13, 2000, and was not included due to lack of copyright permissions.

Comment by IBPP editor: IBPP notes that international trafficking in illicit assets--e.g., weapons, drugs, diamonds, and people--continue to constitute a primary aspect of global crime. Also, globalization seems to offer threat and opportunity for crime.