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ARTE, 6.02.2018, 22 h

Dollar Heroes

A film by Sebastian Weis, Carl Gierstorfer, Jonghun Yu, Tristan Chytroschek and Wonjung Bae
Editor: Susanne Mertens (ZDF/ARTE)

100,000 forced labourers worldwide are working to provide foreign currency for North Korea's regime – even in the European Union. This investigative documentary exclusively shows the inhumane conditions under which North Korean labour brigades are forced to live and work, and it sheds an important light on how this state-organised human trafficking helps to finance Kim Jong-un's nuclear program.