Steven Kay QC & David Hughes Instructed by HRAS in Matter Concerning Death of Fishing Observer


Steven Kay QC and David Hughes have been instructed by Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) in a matter concerning the death of a fishing observer from the Pacific Republic of Kiribati, whilst on board a Taiwanese vessel. Contradictory reports ofthe cause of death have led to the instruction of 9 Bedford Row counsel by HRAS.

Independent fishing observers have one of the most dangerous occupations in the world and concerns have been raised about a number of unexplained deaths since 2015.

News reports are available here and here.


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