Human Rights at Sea partners with Finance Against Trafficking to bring a new on-line CSR anti-trafficking assurance tool to the maritime industry

     HRAS is delighted to be able to announce its partnership with the international NGO Finance Against Trafficking and the immediate availability of a new cost-effective on-line CSR tool for use by all commercial entities within the maritime industry known as ‘ChainChecker’. HUMAN TRAFFICKING – YOUR BUSINESS “People trafficking is the fastest growing crime around the...

HRAS welcomes New Zealand Government’s first charges for human trafficking

Three Indian males living in New Zealand have been arrested and two charged in relation to people trafficking in what is the first such incidence of an apparent crack-down by New Zealand authorities into such illegal activities. Photo Credit: ALDEN WILLIAMS/FAIRFAX NZ The defendants have been charged under the Crimes Act 1961 for arranging by deception the...

The Human Rights at Sea international initiative contributes to the German Federal Government’s initiative “Charter of the Future – One World – Our Responsibility” by invitation as part of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

  The HRAS international initiative is strongly represented in Germany. Its engagement with and by the German Federal Government has been a leading example of direct European engagement on the international issue of promoting human rights at sea, associated good governance and best practice for human rights in the maritime environment. The crucial importance...

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...

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