European MEPs uphold Human Rights at Sea SAR publication

PRESS RELEASE Immediate 11 July 2017 26 MEPs uphold Human Rights at Sea work in support of search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean With the on-going European migrant crisis, including the continued tragic loss of life in the southern Mediterranean offshore Libya, Human Rights at Sea and its supporting advisory work has been recognised and upheld by 26 MEP’s of the European Parliament in … Continue reading European MEPs uphold Human Rights at Sea SAR publication

Escaping the Tiger, Then Meeting the Crocodile: Interview with Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch

HRAS Interview: Escaping the Tiger, Then Meeting the Crocodile Thousands of migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos cross the border into Thailand each year. They trade poverty at home for the possibility of relative prosperity abroad. A Thai proverb – escaping from the tiger, then meeting the crocodile – describes the fate of many. Human Rights at Sea spoke to Phil Robertson, on the … Continue reading Escaping the Tiger, Then Meeting the Crocodile: Interview with Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch

Thailand prematurely upgraded in annual anti-trafficking report

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Thailand prematurely upgraded in annual anti-trafficking report Move unwarranted and could slow progress, according to international coalition (Washington, DC) – The U.S. State Department has removed Thailand from the lowest ranking in its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report in a move that an international coalition of human rights, labor and environmental organizations said in a letter to U.S. Secretary of State … Continue reading Thailand prematurely upgraded in annual anti-trafficking report

The HRAS Interview: Steve Trent Co-founder of the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)

  “In all my experience, over two decades, I cannot think of situations that I’ve seen where extreme violence has been as commonplace as it is in Thailand” _ Over fishing and Commonplace Violence in Thailand _ Read the Full Interview Continue reading The HRAS Interview: Steve Trent Co-founder of the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)

Press Release: Launch of new migrant film trailer ‘The Dead Sea’

PRESS RELEASE Launch of new migrant film trailer ‘The Dead Sea’ UK. 27 April 2016. Human Rights at Sea is delighted to be able to support the release of the new trailer for the forthcoming short film, ‘The Dead Sea‘, exploring the abuses suffered, privations and humanitarian issues for migrants travelling to Europe from North Africa. Often harrowing and touching on subjects of abuse, torture and sexual violence … Continue reading Press Release: Launch of new migrant film trailer ‘The Dead 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 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