BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court

BREAKING Human Rights at Sea has been informed that the entire crew, including the six British maritime security guards known as the ‘Chennai 6’, have been acquitted of all charges by an Indian Court. This has followed a four year fight for justice since their arrest on the 12th October 2013 while operating the MV Seaman Guard Ohio anti-piracy vessel off the Indian coast in … Continue reading BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court

Chennai 6 Awareness Film & Family Impact Statement Released

PRESS RELEASE Immediate – 5 September 2017 CHENNAI 6 AWARENESS FILM & FAMILY IMPACT STATEMENT RELEASED Human Rights at Sea continues to support the case of the crew of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, including the British maritime security guards who were detained on 12th October 2013 in the Indian Port of Tuticorin for possession of illegal arms and environmental pollution. Indian authorities subsequently arrested the … Continue reading Chennai 6 Awareness Film & Family Impact Statement Released

HRAS publication briefed to UN Human Rights Council Intergovernmental Working Group

Dr. Anna Petrig, Researcher, University of Basel, Switzerland and Non-Executive Board adviser to Human Rights at Sea, has submitted her perspectives on “Regulating PMSCs at Sea: Operational and Legal Specificities” to the United Nations Human Rights Council Intergovernmental Working Group on Private Military and Security Companies 5th Session, in Geneva, 12‐16 December 2016. Dr. Petrig co-wrote the Human Rights at Sea publication for ‘Deprivation of Liberty … Continue reading HRAS publication briefed to UN Human Rights Council Intergovernmental Working Group

Press Release: Human Rights at Sea comments on Indian judicial sentence of MV Seaman Guard Ohio Crew

Human Rights at Sea comments on Indian judicial sentence of MV Seaman Guard Ohio Crew David Hammond, CEO Human Rights at Sea For Immediate Release It has been reported this morning that the principal sessions court in Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, India, sentenced 35 crew members of the US anti-piracy vessel MV Seaman Guard Ohio to five years imprisonment. This includes six Britons. Human Rights … Continue reading Press Release: Human Rights at Sea comments on Indian judicial sentence of MV Seaman Guard Ohio Crew

Press Release: Human Rights at Sea & International Bar Association launch initiative to capture maritime abuses with eyeWitness App

                 Human Rights at Sea & International Bar Association Joint Press Release LONDON 7 December 2015 Human Rights at Sea and International Bar Association launch initiative to capture maritime abuses with eyeWitness App Today, Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) announced the launch of an initiative to use the eyeWitness to Atrocities App to record human rights abuses occurring at sea. … Continue reading Press Release: Human Rights at Sea & International Bar Association launch initiative to capture maritime abuses with eyeWitness App

Australian Senate Committee Uncovering Human Rights Abuses occurring in the Detention of Asylum Seekers Arriving by Sea on Nauru

Press Release For Immediate release 10 August 2015 Australian Senate Committee Uncovering Human Rights Abuses occurring in the Detention of Asylum Seekers Arriving by Sea on Nauru Human Rights at Sea is closely monitoring the submissions and process of the Australian Senate Select Committee on the Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru. The Senate Committee was formed … Continue reading Australian Senate Committee Uncovering Human Rights Abuses occurring in the Detention of Asylum Seekers Arriving by Sea on Nauru

Human Rights at Sea partner with Marlins on new e-learning course

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Human Rights at Sea partner with Marlins on new e-learning course UK-based charity, Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce their co-operation with maritime training provider, Marlins, on the development and endorsement of a new e-learning course addressing the rescuing of migrants at sea. The new course, entitled “Humanitarian Response”, aims to provide learners with: An understanding of the reasons why … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea partner with Marlins on new e-learning course