[Updated] Breach of Seafarers Human Rights while under criminal investigation in Angola

Human Rights at Sea Investigative Report & Case Study Breach of Seafarers Human Rights while under criminal investigation in Angola MV Sutton Tide Crew IMO 9389461 – Soyo Angola Crew Evidence and Impact Statements Initial Report: 15 June 2017 “I don’t want to kill my self but if I stay here in prison then my death will be very slowly and painful. My family is … Continue reading [Updated] Breach of Seafarers Human Rights while under criminal investigation in Angola

HRAS Interview No.27: Jason Lam ITF Hong Kong

Beyond the Reach of Labor Laws China ratified the Maritime Labor Convention last year; Hong Kong is yet to do so. Jason Lam, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Inspector in Hong Kong, talks about the union’s role in wage negotiations, how the MLC is raising conditions for many seafarers and why others are beyond its reach.   What role does the Hong Kong ITF play … Continue reading HRAS Interview No.27: Jason Lam ITF Hong Kong

HRAS supports inaugural Lloyds List Tom Leander Internship Fellow

Human Rights at Sea is delighted to have been asked by Lloyds List to support the selection of the inaugural Tom Leander fellow, Miss Kuganiga Kuganeswaran and to be able to offer her experience in the maritime human rights charitable sector during her three month internship. The internship is sponsored by the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. HRAS trustee, Captain Jessica Tyson, attended the selection day … Continue reading HRAS supports inaugural Lloyds List Tom Leander Internship Fellow

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