The Wired.co.uk Podcast 49: Behind ‘Blood In The Mobile’ (Wired UK)

In 2009 and 2010, Frank Piasecki Poulsen travelled to the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate a dark, bloody side to the mobile phone industry. The Danish filmmaker alleges that some of the minerals used in electronic devices, including phones, are being bought from mines run by military groups. And the profits are being used to finance the long-running and bloody civil war in the country. We spoke to Poulsen, Nokia and US charity and experts in this field, the Enough Project, to investigate the story behind Poulsen’s new film, Blood In The Mobile.

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