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Children of the Congo who risk their lives to supply our mobile phones

You handle conflict minerals every time you use your mobile phone – but business has the power to change the situation, says filmmaker Frank Piasecki Poulsen

In unsafe mines deep underground in eastern Congo, children are working to extract minerals essential for the electronics industry. The profits from the minerals finance the bloodiest conflict since the second world war; the war has lasted nearly 20 years and has recently flared up again.

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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