Bandi Mbubi: Demand a fair trade cell phone (watch)

Do you know the story of your phone? How was it made? Who made it and where does it come from?
There not many of us thinking about the story of that little thing we seem to be unable to live without anymore. But what stands behind it and what can we do to prevent the bloody stories to happen behind the produce of our mobile phones?

Your mobile phone, computer and game console have a bloody past — tied to tantalum mining, which funds the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Drawing on his personal story, activist and refugee Bandi Mbubi gives a stirring call to action. (Filmed at TEDxExeter.)

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