Subject: File No. S7-40-10
From: Karen Stauss
Affiliation: Free the Slaves

October 19, 2011

Attached please find our June 2011 report on slavery in the mines of the Congo, "The Congo Report: Slavery in Conflict Minerals," also available at

As part of our comment we would also like to include an accompanying video, "Slavery in Your Pocket, the Congo Connection," available at