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The Traffickers

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Uncovering the human stories of the illegal market

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07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

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We live in a black market world. Drugs, Exotic Animals, Sex and even Human Body Parts are sold by vast criminal networks. This hard-hitting and exhilarating eight part documentary The Traffickers will premiere on the 10th February 2019 at 19:30 on SABC 3.

In this intense and thrilling documentary series Nelufar Hedayat goes deep into the global black market to meet The Traffickers, the people who buy, sell and smuggle illicit goods across continents and those trying to crack down on this huge international trade.

Each episode focuses on one commodity from starting with the consumer and tracing the steps all the way to the item’s origin. The small crew – made up of just a director, producer, cameraman and host will travel to the farthest corners of the earth and will put their lives at risk to explore this vast interconnected marketplace and discover that nothing is as black and white as it might first seem.

This series explores an array of black markets including guns, gold, rhino horns, pangolins, fake pharmaceuticals, child trafficking, sex trafficking and human body parts.

Tune in for this powerful documentary series The Traffickers and see how the crew risks their lives to uncover the truth behind these trafficking schemes every Sunday from 10th February at 19:30 on SABC 3, “The Stage Is Yours.”

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