Conflict minerals 101

Congo's conflict minerals leave a trail of destruction as they make their way from the mines in eastern Congo to the mobile phone in your pocket.

How does the process work? Why are the minerals essential? How do armed groups control the mines and reap the profits? John Prendergast breaks it all down in this video.

To learn more about what you can do to bring peace to the Congo, visit Raise Hope for Congo, Enough's Congo campaign site.