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Coltan for sale

November 14, 2008

Some days ago, I was wondering wether it was so easy as it seems (just check to sell coltan here in Goma. Unfortunately, experts confirm it is. This is what Patrick Alley, co-founder of Global Witness, said a few days ago:

“Apart from diamonds, nothing has changed on the ground so if you want to go to eastern Congo tomorrow and buy coltan or whatever from whoever you can”. He also said: “We think this (mineral) trade should be controlled by the international community but a lot of countries don’t want it” .

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