SRI Responds to Sewol Judgement

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI), the international centre dedicated to advancing the rights of seafarers, has given an initial response to today’s judgement handed down in relation to the sinking of the South Korean ferry SEWOL in April of this year, with the loss of over 300 lives. In a statement, Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of…

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IMO Legal Committee, 99th session

SAFETY4SEA, 23 April 2012. IMO Legal Committe, 99th session. SRI made an intervention at the 99th session IMO Legal Committee on the subject of fair treatment of seafarers in the event of a maritime accident. SRI informed the Committee of a survey it had conducted over a 12 month period ending in February 2012 concerning the experiences…

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Justice for Seafarers?

A worrying indictment of the plight of seafarers has been delivered by a far-reaching survey of the experiences of seafarers facing criminal charges, with seafarers complaining of unfair treatment, intimidation and a lack of legal representation and interpretation services. The survey by international legal research centre Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) of 3,480 seafarers in the…

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