Keeping Children Out of Piracy – The HRAS Interview

Categories: Abuse, HRAS Interview, Human Rights, Piracy, Trauma, Use of Force

Thursday, May, 18th, 2017

The HRAS Interview: Keeping Children Out of Piracy A much needed first step has been taken to raise awareness of the horrific abuse of children in piracy. The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative began academic research, in collaboration with Human Rights at Sea, the Dalhousie University Marine Piracy Project and the 100 Series Rules, in […]

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‘Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events’: New Mental Health & Welfare Leaflet published

Categories: Fishing, Press Release, Resources, Seafarers, Trauma

Monday, May, 8th, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce the publishing of a new mental health welfare leaflet ‘Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events‘  for the benefit of seafarers, fishermen, their family and friends tackling the issue of how to remain resilient after a traumatic event at sea. This new resource has been produced in […]

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HRAS supports inaugural Lloyds List Tom Leander Internship Fellow

Categories: Articles, HRAS, Interns, Internship

Monday, May, 8th, 2017

Human Rights at Sea is delighted to have been asked by Lloyds List to support the selection of the inaugural  Tom Leander fellow, Miss Kuganiga Kuganeswaran and to be able to offer her experience in the maritime human rights charitable sector during her three month internship. The internship is sponsored by the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. […]

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Escaping the Tiger, Then Meeting the Crocodile: Interview with Phil Robertson Human Rights Watch

Categories: Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Interview

Saturday, April, 8th, 2017

HRAS Interview: Escaping the Tiger, Then Meeting the Crocodile Thousands of migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos cross the border into Thailand each year. They trade poverty at home for the possibility of relative prosperity abroad. A Thai proverb – escaping from the tiger, then meeting the crocodile – describes the fate of many. […]

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HRAS publishes desperate letter for help from abandoned crew of MV Liberty Prrudencia

Categories: Abandonment, India, Investigations, Labour rights, Press Release, Published Case Studies, Seafarers

Saturday, April, 8th, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Immediate:  8 April 2017 Human Rights at Sea today publishes a copy of a desperate letter for help from the remaining Indian seafarers of the Hong Kong flagged MV Liberty Prrudencia abandoned in China by the owner Paramount Liberty Shipping (HK) Ltd, which has been sent to the charity as well as a number of […]

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Spring Newsletter published

Categories: HRAS, Newsletter

Monday, April, 3rd, 2017

Human Rights at Sea has now published it Spring newsletter for the first quarter of 2017. This covers our main events and deliverables for the last three months, though it does not cover all ongoing projects and programmes. For further information and news see our main website: Read our Newsletter  

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European Parliament: Human Rights at Sea outlines voluntary SAR NGO Code of Conduct

Categories: Criminalisation, NGOs, Policy, Press Release, Refugees, rescue, SAR

Friday, March, 31st, 2017

  PRESS RELEASE 31 March 2017 Human Rights at Sea outlines the first voluntary Code of Conduct for Search and Rescue NGOs in the European Parliament On Wednesday 29 March, CEO David Hammond spoke in the European Parliament to outline the new voluntary ‘Code of Conduct for Search and Rescue Operations undertaken by civil society […]

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The HRAS Interview with Abby McGill: Empowering Migrant Workers in Thailand

Categories: Interview, Labour rights, Resources, seafood, Thailand, The HRAS Interview

Monday, March, 13th, 2017

HRAS Interview: Empowering Migrant Workers in Thailand It is promising that the Thai government and big industry players like Costco are getting involved in the fight against human rights abuses in the Thai fishing industry, but there is more work to be done. For Abby McGill, that work focus is on empowering Thailand’s migrant workers. […]

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The Human Impact of Crew Abandonment MV Liberty Prrudencia

Categories: Abandonment, Case Studies, Human Rights, Industry, International Issues, MLC 2006

Friday, March, 10th, 2017

The Human Impact Human Rights at Sea today publishes an independent case study and investigative report into the case of the Indian crew of the MV Liberty Prrudencia, who had been left onboard the vessel in China without wages since November 2016 suffering personal hardships and distressing effects for their families back home in India. The […]

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Dr Sofia Galani joins Non-Executive Board

Categories: Board of Advisors, Governance, Press Release

Friday, March, 3rd, 2017

PRESS RELEASE  Immediate – 3 March 2017 Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce that Dr. Sofia Galani has joined the charity’s Non-Executive Board of Advisors where she will be providing her expertise for the charity’s educational and research work reflecting the organisation’s charitable objectives. Sofia commented: ” It is a privilege to join the Human Rights […]

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