Dam break in Brazil
What is Germany’s fault?

What does an environmental disaster in Brazil have to do with consumers in Europe?

Claudia Müller-Hoff thinks there is a lot. The Berlin lawyer sees direct connections between a dam break in Brazil and a German company.

In January 2019, nearly 300 people died in the disaster in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. The iron ore that is produced there goes largely to the German auto industry – and that is not the only connection to Europe. Claudia Müller-Hoff wants to hold those responsible to account.

Because German companies repeatedly violate human rights in their international activities.

Our reportage accompanies her in Germany and Brazil. Will she find witnesses and evidence to bring those responsible in Germany to justice?

Here you can watch our report!