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April 03, 2015
In a contributed piece for the New York Times, Maurie McInnis describes how the transatlantic slave trade built and shaped the American economy. She describes how the business of slavery was...
April 03, 2015
Thai Union Frozen Products, Thailand's largest seafood company, has announced that it will sever ties with one of its suppliers because of its forced labor practices. The decision follows an...
March 25, 2015
By Emily Balan The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...
March 23, 2015
Top News GUANTANAMO Retired Marine Corps Major General Vaughn Ary has stepped down from his post overseeing the military commissions at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. His...
March 13, 2015
By Emily Balan The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...
March 10, 2015
One hundred fifty years after the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, America is not yet free of forced servitude. As highlighted in a recent CNN opinion piece by...
March 09, 2015
Top News WAR AUTHORIZATION On Wednesday morning, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on the president’s request for Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF) against ISIS....

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Testimony | February 27, 2015
Contact: Annick Febrey—(202) 888-7608—febreya@humanrightsfirst.org Testimony of Annick Febrey, Senior Associate, Anti-Trafficking Campaign Human Rights First New York City Council...
Video | February 26, 2015
  Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Former Chairman and CEO of Carlson, a global travel and hospitality company, speaks about the reality of 21st century slavery and its effect on business in the...
Letter | February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015 Senator Bob Corker  Chairman Senator Bob Menendez Ranking Member U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations 446 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510-...