Human Rights at Sea publishes Third Annual Report

PRESS RELEASE 27th September 2017 HUMAN RIGHTS AT SEA PUBLISHES THIRD ANNUAL REPORT Human Rights at Sea publishes its Annual Report for the year ending May 2016 today. The 40-page report comprehensively lays out the development and achievements of the UK-based charity’s third year of operation. Founded in April 2014 by CEO David Hammond, the charity raises awareness and accountability for human rights in the … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea publishes Third Annual Report

Human Rights at Sea Year Three Impact infographic published

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Our visual Impact Report – Year 3 Today, Human Rights at Sea publishes its visual Impact Report and Timeline of Delivery infographic detailing a summary of the successes for the charity in only its third year since being established in April 2014. CEO, David Hammond, said: “We have always said that we would rise or fall on our demonstrable delivery to the … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea Year Three Impact infographic published

Human Rights at Sea: An Annual Review

[First Published in The Maritime Executive 2016-12-27 17:26:06] When asked to provide an annual review the temptation is to list every subjective 2016 success to polish the corporate image and put one’s best foot forward. That part is easy and to a degree it will follow, but first let me start with what could have been done better this year. Why? I strongly believe that honesty … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea: An Annual Review

Press Release: Human Rights at Sea joins with global organisations in letter to EU Commission concerning Thai fishing and human rights abuses

Human Rights at Sea Press Release Human Rights at Sea joins with global organisations in letter to EU Commission concerning Thai fishing and human rights abuses Human Rights at Sea has joined fellow international labour, environmental and human rights organisations in support of a letter sent to Karmenu Vella, the EU Commissioner for fisheries, maritime affairs and environment at the European Commission. The letter urges the Commission to maintain … Continue reading Press Release: Human Rights at Sea joins with global organisations in letter to EU Commission concerning Thai fishing and human rights abuses

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #7

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #7 Brussels, 16 October 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the seventh South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. Providing an overview of vessels broken on the beaches of South Asia, accidents, recent on-the-ground, legislative and political developments including our activities in … Continue reading NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #7

Under-Reporting of Slavery and Abuse in Pacific Fisheries

By Wendy Laursen 2015-10-04 Reproduced with permission “Would you buy a can of tuna that you knew had been caught by slaves and canned by slaves?” asked Dr Patricia Kailola, acting CEO of Pacific Dialogue, at Pacific Tuna Forum in September 2015. Despite a lack of reporting, human rights issues, as reported elsewhere, occur in the Pacific, she says, including trickery by recruiting agents, original … Continue reading Under-Reporting of Slavery and Abuse in Pacific Fisheries