Twenty-seven migrants and asylum seekers have reportedly lost their lives while attempting to cross the English Channel to reach the United Kingdom, after their boat sank off the coast of Calais overnight. Seven women and three children were among the victims.
LONDON. UK. An inquiry into the future of the United Nations on the Law of the Sea Convention (UNCLOS) and its applicability in 21st century has been launched by the UK House of Lords Select Committee on International Relations and Defence.
London. UK. Human Rights at Sea, in concert with the international law firm HFW LLP, today issues a new Insight Briefing Note concerning the July release by the UK Government of the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020.