Seafarers’ rights on the curriculum

Fairplay, 6 October 2011 Training Education: Campaign moves into new phase with law students Just a year after it was set up, Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) took its first four masters of law interns this summer from the universities of Southampton and Westminster in the UK. SRI was established in London in September last year…

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SRI Director gives Nautilus International keynote address

‘Seafarers need to be protected and respected.’ Nautilus International press release – 05 October 2011 Seafarers’ Rights International Executive Director Deirdre Fitzpatrick gave a keynote address to members at the Nautilus International General Meeting on the work of the organisation. Seafarers’ Rights International is a research centre dedicated to the rights of seafarers, launched following Deirdre’s…

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When the ship master is cast as a criminal

Seafarers’ Rights International survey exposes shocking treatment of crew We are all tremendously enthused by human rights these days,with whole chambers full of top lawyers readily available to defend anyone before the highest court in the land, even invoking powerful international assemblies of jurisprudence if all else fails. Human rights is a sort of allegory…

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