Freedom From Modern Slavery Article by Ment van der Zwan published in the ICSF’s Samudra Report

REVIEW 7 March 2018 UK. HRAS would like to highlight an article written by Ment van der Zwan on  labour rights in the fisheries sector. The article titled  ‘Freedom From Modern Slavery’ was published in the ICSF (International Collective in Support for Fishworkers) Samudra Report of January 2018. It is a comprehensive overview of the current state of play for fishermen’s rights, particularly in regard … Continue reading Freedom From Modern Slavery Article by Ment van der Zwan published in the ICSF’s Samudra Report

The 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

  ANNOUNCEMENT The 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference will take place in London 19-20 April 2018  The purpose of The 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference is to equip businesses with actionable insights and an understanding of how forced labour and human rights violations can be eradicated from their supply chains. The Conference will provide a sufficiently … Continue reading The 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

New Zealand Supreme Court Decision Aides Indonesian Fishermen’s Pursuit of Justice

  Human Rights at Sea strongly applauds the ongoing work by New Zealand lawyer, Karen Harding, in securing the first stage of review of existing New Zealand legislation by the supreme Court which has given a lifeline to Indonesian fishermen seeking an effective remedy against their former South Korean employers for unpaid wages and slave-like treatment while reportedly working up to 24 hour shifts with few … Continue reading New Zealand Supreme Court Decision Aides Indonesian Fishermen’s Pursuit of Justice

HRAS CEO Role: Expression of Interest published

PRESS RELEASE 22 February 2018 AVAILABLE CEO POSITION UK. The Trustees of Human Rights at Sea have today published a Expression of Interest for the CEO position. The role is part-time (3 days per week at 60%) to lead a start-up and successful emerging independent maritime human rights charity. A basic salary would be paid with remuneration levels increasing based on mandate delivery and assured … Continue reading HRAS CEO Role: Expression of Interest published

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes List of Ships Dismantled Worldwide Revealing Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Damage

PRESS RELEASE 20 January 2018 Brussels, 20 January 2018. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today its List of Ships dismantled worldwide in 2017 in tidal beaches of South East Asia revealing the shipping industry’s irresponsible shipbreaking practices and a series of human rights and labour abuses, including loss of life, at shipbreaking yards. 543 ocean-going commercial vessels were broken down by hand in yards in … Continue reading NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes List of Ships Dismantled Worldwide Revealing Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Damage

Human Rights at Sea intern Hajar Hejazi publishes on the Sanchi collision incident in Iranian Press

  IRAN. Iran-based Human Rights at Sea intern, Hajar Hejazi, has published an article in Farsi by invitation in the Iranian newspaper Sore Israfil  on the Sanchi Collision incident. In her article in Farsi, Hajar presents an account of the most important highlights of the incident, the response from the Chinese maritime authorities and the whole management of the crisis, with a focus on the loss of … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea intern Hajar Hejazi publishes on the Sanchi collision incident in Iranian Press

Dr. Sofia Galani presents ‘human rights at sea’ at the Bath Royal Scientific and Literary Institution

  REVIEW 12 February 2018 Dr. Sofia Galani presents maritime security and human rights, and explores the ‘human rights at sea’ debate Human Rights at Sea is very pleased that Dr Sofia Galani, one of its Non- Executive Board of Advisors, gave an insightful academic presentation on January 23rd 2018 at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution on the topic of maritime security and … Continue reading Dr. Sofia Galani presents ‘human rights at sea’ at the Bath Royal Scientific and Literary Institution