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The criminalization of seafarers is on the increase just for doing their jobs.
"Seafarers are being cynically targeted all over the world by officials just for doing our jobs,” – ITF Seafarers’ Section chair David Heindel.
"Access to justice and fair treatment by the authorities are fundamental human rights. We believe the treatment experienced by the crew of the Wakashio violates their human rights." – ITF Seafarers’ Section chair David Heindel.