I just saw an ad. on National Geographic channel in Asia which showed
two boys kicking a ball around in a sort of dry rocky piece of land.
Then after one boy made a score between two sticks, they went over
and pulled the ‘sticks’ out of the ground and it turns out they were
actually two guns. They then walk off carrying their guns. Then the
sentence below is printed in big letters across the screen while the
boys walk off into the distance.
“African children lose their childhood because of global demand for
I don’t use diamonds myself but enjoy looking at them and it started
me thinking who is paying for this ad. Someone has to benefit to pay
for it. The ad. did not say who paid for it or who sponsored it. I
started to think who would the ad benefit, a 'clean diamond
company", or an emerald selling company, or…
What do you people think?
Sharron in hot Dhaka where not too many diamonds are sold.