Use of Force at Sea: 2018 Spring School & Conference Turin Italy

Spring School & Conference Turin Italy Monday 16 April 2018 – Friday 20 April 2018 Human Rights at Sea is pleased to highlight the forthcoming Peace and Security at Sea (PaSS) Spring school event feature in-depth discussion including on the issue of human rights at sea. The use of force is a core issue of international law. The Spring School on Peace and Security brings … Continue reading Use of Force at Sea: 2018 Spring School & Conference Turin Italy

HRAS supports NGO guidance materials against Far Right activists

Supporting SAR NGOs with Voluntary Guidance for use at Sea Human Rights at Sea has been assisting one of its Support Entities, the charitable Foundation Hope Not Hate, to produce new voluntary guidance materials for search and rescue NGOs operating in the Mediterranean under potential threat by Far Rights activists whose intention is to hinder migrant rescue missions off the Libyan coast through direct action … Continue reading HRAS supports NGO guidance materials against Far Right activists

Australian Government sends Somali refugee rape victim back to Nauru detention facility

 Australian Government sends Somali refugee rape victim back to Nauru detention facility “I was raped on Nauru.  I have been very sick.  I have never said that I did not want a termination.  I never saw a doctor.  I saw a nurse at a clinic but there was no counselling.  I saw a nurse at Villawood but there was no interpreter.  I asked but was … Continue reading Australian Government sends Somali refugee rape victim back to Nauru detention facility

Use of Force at Sea: East African Review of 100 Series Rules

An external review of the independent 100 Series Rules for the Use of Force as a model set of international maritime rules for the use of force at sea by Private Maritime Security Companies and Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel has been published by Human Rights at Sea. The detailed legal review explores the relationship of the soft law rules with established applicable East African … Continue reading Use of Force at Sea: East African Review of 100 Series Rules

Human Rights at Sea adds maritime Rules for the Use of Force to its International Project programme

Human Rights at Sea adds maritime Rules for the Use of Force to its International Project programme LONDON. 7 April 2015. HRAS Founder, David Hammond, has included previous work that developed the first international model set of maritime Rules for the Use of Force (RUF) for the international community in the HRAS International Project programme. The development of recognised and lawful use of force at … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea adds maritime Rules for the Use of Force to its International Project programme