Indonesian Fishers fight for Safe Working Conditions and Repatriation from the Marshall Islands
London. UK. / Indonesia. The prevalent issue of poor and abusive conditions for Indonesian migrant fishers continues to be highlighted internationally by local NGOs. Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) Indonesia has been sharing evidence gathered to further shine a spotlight on fisher’s working circumstances, including during the COVID-19 pandemic, which fail to reflect the safety and well-being intent of the likes of the ILO C188 Working in Fishing Convention and highlight failures to look after migrant crew when contracts are terminated.
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London. UK. Listen to the latest Lloyds List podcast with Editor Richard Meade and CEO David Hammond discussing the issue of human rights and welfare challenges in the shipping industry, the role of the charitable NGO, its challenges and its successes.The post The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why shipping still needs to focus on human rights at sea appeared first on Human Rights At Sea.
Ongoing investigation of Indonesian fishers abandoned and exploited in Fiji
Jan 16, 2021 06:39 pm
Tweet this story: London, UK. / Suva, Fiji. Humanitarian ship visitors working with the UK charitable NGO, Human Rights at Sea, have been alerted to exploited Indonesian crew on a Chinese owned Fijian-flagged long-liner abandoned in the Port of Suva without their wages apparently being paid for 12 months. Crew circumstances include having to continue to work onboard without pay, having minimal access to communications, allegedly being kept on the vessel without shore access and their identity documents being retained.The post Ongoing investigation of Indonesian fishers abandoned and exploited in Fiji appeared first on Human Rights At Sea.
Swiss interest grows for Human Rights at Sea Arbitration Tribunal Project
Jan 13, 2021 05:23 pm
Tweet this story: London, UK. / Basel, Switzerland. Prof. Dr. Anna Petrig, Chair of International Law and Public Law at the University of Basel (Switzerland) and Board advisor to Human Rights at Sea, on 8 January 2020 introduced the concept of Maritime Arbitration and Human Rights during the 2021 online Swiss-based Competence Centre Arbitration and Crime webinar.The post Swiss interest grows for Human Rights at Sea Arbitration Tribunal Project appeared first on Human Rights At Sea.
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