Hard-hitting film: Human rights abuses in Libyan detention centres

Hard-hitting film for migrants in Libyan detention centres https://vimeo.com/167751473 – based on testimonies. Supported by Human Rights at Sea in its development.   Help us continue our valuable international work exposing abuses at sea. Thank you.       Continue reading Hard-hitting film: Human rights abuses in Libyan detention centres

Human Rights at Sea collaborative guidance on caring for seafarer mental welfare

UPDATE DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE COPY Authored by Professor Neil Greenberg, Managing Director of March on Stress and Professor of Defence Mental Health at King’s College London on behalf of Human Rights at Sea, the new publication, “Managing Traumatic Stress – Guidance for Maritime Organisations” aims to provide a top-level guidance to senior management to help improve the mental health of seafarers by providing education and … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea collaborative guidance on caring for seafarer mental welfare

The HRAS Interview: Alexandra Bilak – Director Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

Migrants are the tip of the iceberg Hundreds of thousands of people have put their life at risk at sea to reach European shores. Their bravery and despair has drawn wide media attention. In reality, though, they are the tip of the iceberg. There were 40.8 million people displaced within national borders worldwide as a result of conflict and violence at the end of 2015 … Continue reading The HRAS Interview: Alexandra Bilak – Director Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

The HRAS Interview: Steve Trent Co-founder of the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)

  “In all my experience, over two decades, I cannot think of situations that I’ve seen where extreme violence has been as commonplace as it is in Thailand” _ Over fishing and Commonplace Violence in Thailand _ Read the Full Interview Continue reading The HRAS Interview: Steve Trent Co-founder of the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)

Human Rights at Sea expands its global flagship ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’

PRESS RELEASE HUMAN RIGHTS AT SEA 28 April 2016. Human Rights at Sea expands global flagship programme to record and investigate cases of missing seafarers to now include missing fishers at sea. The updated and re-titled ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’ is a reflection of the increasing scope of the Human Rights at Sea charity’s flagship programme established in January 2014 originally focused on missing … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea expands its global flagship ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’

New ‘Volunteer Maritime Rescuers: Awareness of Criminalisation’ Publication

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Volunteer Maritime Rescuers: Awareness of Criminalisation UK. 19 April 2016. Human Rights at Sea publishes new international guidance. The independent maritime human rights charity, Human Rights at Sea, today publishes new independent guidance for volunteer maritime rescuers for their awareness of the potential risks of criminalisation when planning for and facilitating rescues at sea. The free guidance is as equally applicable to … Continue reading New ‘Volunteer Maritime Rescuers: Awareness of Criminalisation’ Publication