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

Dr Sofia Galani joins Non-Executive Board

PRESS RELEASE Immediate: 3 March 2017 Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce that Dr. Sofia Galani has joined the charity’s Non-Executive Board of Advisors where she will be providing her expertise for the charity’s educational and research work reflecting the organisation’s charitable objectives. Sofia commented: ” It is a privilege to join the Human Rights at Sea Non-Executive Board of Advisors. My research on piracy and … Continue reading Dr Sofia Galani joins Non-Executive Board

CEO North Atlantic Fish joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Mr. Matthew Cox, CEO North Atlantic Fish, joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to welcome Mr. Matthew Cox, CEO of North Atlantic Fish, who joins the charity’s Board of Trustees with immediate effect. Chair of Trustees, Fiona Laurence, Legal Director at Mishcon de Reya LLP, welcomed the latest trustee appointment commenting that: “I … Continue reading CEO North Atlantic Fish joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees

Submission to UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

Tragedy in the Marine Commons: The Intertwined Exploitation of Ocean Ecosystems and Fisheries Workers Alongside eight other internationally recognised NGOs, Human Rights at Sea has been engaged with and leant its weight to a core working group looking at the continued exploitation of fisheries workers at sea and the connections between human rights and labour abuses in the fishing sector with the practices of overfishing … Continue reading Submission to UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

Huge support for first IMHR Conference

Huge support from industry, government, NGOs, maritime charities and the Press indicates that next week’s inaugural ground-breaking International Maritime Human Rights Conference will make an indelible and long-lasting impression on all those who attend. Hard-hitting and direct, it will draw global attention to the welfare of seafarers and their working conditions, exposing some of the vile abuses taking place every day at sea while attempting … Continue reading Huge support for first IMHR Conference

Press Release: New Trustee from EY joins Human Rights at Sea

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce that Rachel Sexton, a partner at EY, has joined the charity as a Trustee. Rachel is a Partner in the Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services practice at EY in London. She is a forensic accountant with over 20 years’ experience specialising in working with clients across a number of industries. She has led teams … Continue reading Press Release: New Trustee from EY joins Human Rights at Sea