Apparent acts of murder of seafarers on the high seas now under investigation

Source: Stuff, New Zealand YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq6wVaB8Wnc&feature=youtu.be  “A video that appears to show fishermen being murdered at sea has been posted on YouTube. The 10 minute 26 second video went up earlier today. The video’s contents have not been verified but a Fiji Police source, who requested anonymity after alerting Fairfax...

Korea Times News: Indonesian sailors seek $14 million in unpaid wages

Dong Won, Dong Nam taken to New Zealand court Former crew aboard the Dong Won 701, along with others, are at the center of a labour dispute between Indonesian sailors and Korean fishing companies being contested in New Zealand courts. / Courtesy of Marinetraffic.com  By Kim Young-jin Original Article: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2014/08/116_162229.html   More than 200 Indonesian...

HRAS & March on Stress combine to develop and deliver trauma and physiological training and support to seafarers, families, employers and victims of human rights abuses

HRAS is pleased to be able announce that March on Stress and HRAS have combined platforms to develop and deliver trauma and physiological training and support to seafarers, families, employers and victims of human rights abuses at sea. ABOUT March on Stress is the leading UK provider of trauma risk management (TRiM) training and...

New Zealand: Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading

NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT MEDIA STATEMENT   Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading Thursday, 31 July 2014, 1:27 pm Press Release: New Zealand Government 31 July 2014 Media StatementHon Nathan Guy
Minister for Primary Industries Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill passes third reading A bill to strengthen the regulation of...

HRAS invited to join the German Federal Government’s “Charter of the Future – ONE WORLD – Our Responsibility”

Today, Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), joined the initiative “Charter of the Future – ONE WORLD – Our Responsibility”, launched by German Federal Government. Jens Dieckmann, German Lawyer and Head of HRAS Germany, will participate esp. in Forum No. 1 (Human Rights) and No. 3 (Business, Human Rights and Sustainability). Background information: At the...

Quintel Intelligence joins HRAS to provide investigative support

HRAS is delighted to announce that Quintel International Intelligence has joined the HRAS international initiative. A statement from Quintel: “Quintel Intelligence is delighted to be associated with Human Rights at Sea. We provide HRAS with investigative services to support victims of Human Rights violations and assist HRAS in establishing all the relevant facts in a...

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