Report shines light on slave labor in U.S

REPORT SHINES LIGHT ON SLAVE LABOR IN U.S

They work on U.S. construction sites and farms, in restaurants and hotels, even in homes. Foreign workers, lured by false promises...

'Treated like cattle': Yazidi women sold, raped, enslaved by ISIS

'TREATED LIKE CATTLE': YAZIDI WOMEN SOLD, RAPED, ENSLAVED BY ISIS

By Ivan Watson Jana was a 19-year-old in her final year of high school, with dreams of becoming a doctor. Then, ISIS came to her village...

 
 
 

FIGHT FOR FREEDOM ON U.S. FARMS DOCUMENTED BY FOOD CHAINS MOVIE

Do you care about who grows your food - and in what conditions these farm laborers work? A new movie called Food Chains releases in...

Crowd sourcing to fight human trafficking

CROWD SOURCING TO FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

By Leif Coorlim A van and a set of benches. In the global fight to end human trafficking, they are probably not the first weapons that...

 
 
 
Business can break slavery chains

BUSINESS CAN BREAK SLAVERY CHAINS

Editor's Note: Tammy Lee Stanoch is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Carlson. She has more than a decade of executive leadership...

The Freedom Project so far

THE FREEDOM PROJECT SO FAR

Today, tens of millions of people are enslaved worldwide. It's a global problem, affecting people on every continent, and for the last...

 
 
 
The Freedom Project has a new look

THE FREEDOM PROJECT HAS A NEW LOOK

The CNN Freedom Project now has a new look - you can find it here , at cnn.com/freedom .

 
 
 



Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to...

Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to president's desk

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated. Read more ...

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to help President Donald Trump and hurt his Democratic rivals. Read more ...

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

The SEC accused the actor of failing to disclose he was promised $250,000 in cash and $750,000 worth of cryptocurrency. Read more ...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers bottomless cups

The unlimited coffee subscription costs just $8.99 a month. Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE sure knows how to spoil a good thing. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt was one of the hottest characters in wrestling, a seemingly unstoppable, otherworldly force. So instead of... Read more ...

Milwaukee police ID victims in Miller brewery mass shooting

Milwaukee police ID victims in Miller brewery mass shooting

Milwaukee police on Thursday identified the five victims of the Miller brewery mass shooting. Read more ...

Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

Facebook says it is canceling F8, its annual conference for developers, as spread of the new coronavirus around the world is hitting companies hard, spurring them to suspend... Read more ...

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NEW YORK - The NBA fined the Minnesota Timberwolves $25,000 on Thursday for violating the player resting policy with point guard D'Angelo Russell. Read more ...

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services brass sent more than a dozen workers to meet the first Americans evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan... Read more ...