Slave Free Seas (SFS) join the HRAS Initiative

It is with great pleasure that the HRAS Initiative can announce the engagement of Slave Free Seas as a HRAS ‘Supporting Entity’ and future collaborative partner for the forthcoming HRAS ‘Slavery at Sea’ work area. “Throughout the world there are many fishing fleets that have highly exploitative, slave-like conditions. Up until now, very little has been...

HRAS Vision and FAQs

The development and updating of the HRAS website as an informative international platform continues with the addition today of the HRAS Vision and the first set of FAQs.   The HRAS Vision has four elements: Increased global awareness of the explicit requirement for protection of, respect for, and provision of remedies in relation to human...

Human Rights at Sea International Initiative launched – 3 April 2014

Welcome to the new HRAS Blog. Following six months development and engagement with maritime industry entities, civil society human rights NGOs, academics, lawyers and State organisations, the “Human Rights at Sea” (HRAS) international maritime initiative was launched onboard HMS PRESIDENT, moored on the River Thames, London on 3 April 2014. An independent platform for raising...

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