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Zimbabwe: Diamonds

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 125001, tabled on 25 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Zimbabwean counterpart about human rights abuses in the Zimbabwean diamond industry.

Answered on

1 February 2018

Former Minister for Africa, Rory Stewart, met with President Mnangagwa on 24 November and discussed, amongst other things, the importance of respect for human rights. Along with the international community, we will continue to monitor the action of the new administration.