World Refugee Day 2018 – Human Rights at Sea Statement

Press Release 20 June 2018 World Refugee Day London.UK. World Refugee Day 2018 and the news for refugees and others in need of protection are worse than ever before. The European Union considers for yet another time the idea of processing migrants and asylum seekers offshore, in countries of Africa. The idea of extraterritorial processing of...

Legal action before the ECtHR against Italy over its coordination of Libyan Coast Guard pull-backs resulting in migrant deaths and abuse

Press Release 8 May 2018 London. Italy’s collaboration with Libya to stop migrants and asylum seekers reaching Europe is facing a legal challenge over allegations that it has led to grave human rights violations against those crossing the Mediterranean, including torture and slavery. Seventeen survivors of a fatal incident in which a boat carrying migrants...

23-24 June 2014: LONDON: Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights

  The HRAS team will be in attendance at the international conference 23-24 June 2014. Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights 23 June 2014 – 24 June 2014Venue: Senate House, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU The Refugee Law Initiative, University of London, and the Department of...

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