The Human Impact of Crew Abandonment MV Liberty Prrudencia

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 crew have been forced to agree to sign-off, but with … Continue reading The Human Impact of Crew Abandonment MV Liberty Prrudencia

The HRAS Interview: Steven Jones – 5th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

5th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum “Best Industry Practices- A competitive advantage” Doing “good”, and the “right thing” are fine and noble concepts, but for an industry as diverse as shipping, it is unclear what can, should and will be done in the name of corporate social responsibility. HRAS spoke to Steven Jones on the latest thinking on the challenges, but also … Continue reading The HRAS Interview: Steven Jones – 5th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Consumers call for an end to forced labour in seafood supply chains

Consumers call for an end to forced labour in seafood supply chains 30 Sep 2015 By Juliette Aplin Reproduced with express permission. Consumers in California have filed two separate class-action lawsuits against Mars and Nestlé for failing to acknowledge the use of forced labour in the supply chains. The consumers claim they would have not bought products from the Iams, Meow Mix and Fancy Feast ranges … Continue reading Consumers call for an end to forced labour in seafood supply chains

Pacific Dialogue’s Human Trafficking Awareness – Crew conditions on fishing vessels

Pacific Dialogue’s Human Trafficking Awareness 2013-15 Pacific Dialogue is supported by Human Rights at Sea and acts as a partner and Supporting Entity in the Pacific Islands. Pacific Dialogue engages in human trafficking awareness because we care for human rights, and the act of human trafficking takes away people’s human rights. Our awareness raising work has included: Presentation at the Pacific Tuna Forum, September 2015. … Continue reading Pacific Dialogue’s Human Trafficking Awareness – Crew conditions on fishing vessels