Four Corners: Opium Brides

Posted on 16th Jul, 2012

Monday night’s Four Corners screens the PBS Frontline‘s report on “Opium Brides,” reported by Najibullah Quraishi and produced by Jamie Doran who previously brought us The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan.

http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2012/07/four-corners-july-16.html

In remote areas of Afghanistan, farmers are being forced to give up their children to drug traffickers when they can't repay debts. The Taliban is involved, or turning a blind eye, the issue is explored in a striking documentary to be shown on Four Corners.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-07-14/plight-of-afghanistans-opium-girls/4130596



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