While Germany’s uranium mines were closed down years ago and are now being cleaned up, the US will soon be opening a new mine - close to the Grand Canyon. Conservationists are outraged. The area is home to the country’s largest deposits of uranium, a crucial component for nuclear power. The Trump administration is determined to expand its country’s mining operations.
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Children sold and used as slaves or forced into prostitution, sent out to beg or made to steal: child trafficking is a lucrative market. Our documentary investigates a criminal underworld that, contrary to what many believe, also exists in Europe.
Our weekly half-hour program delivers in-depth reporting on topical political issues and newsworthy events. Revealing the story behind the stories, Close Up is informative, gripping and visually powerful.