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Sentence Paris

The series of hearing in this Session are focused on the facts and responsibilities documented on the violations of the fundamental human and peoples’ rights occurred at the external and internal frontiers of the European Union, and more specifically of its member States, Italy. The contents and the conclusions of the two Sessions must be considered as […]

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Jury PPT Hearing Palermo

The Tribunal’s international jury is composed of: Franco Ippolito (Italy): Judge and president of thePPT Philippe Texier (France): Judge and vice-president of the PPT Carlos Beristain (Spain): Doctor and psychologist, expert in human rights and political memory Donatella Di Cesare (Italy): Philosopher and teacher at the Università la Sapienza di Roma and the Normale di Pisa Luciana Castellina (Italy): Former member […]

Press Release

PPT Session on the Violations with Impunity of the Human Rights of Migrant and Refugee Peoples Address: Plesso didattico Bernardo Albanese, Piazza Napoleone Colajanni, Palermo, Italy On December 18, 2017, the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) will begin its first session dedicated to the human rights violations of migrants and refugees. It will begin on this […]

Sentence Palermo

The series of hearing in this Session are focused on the facts and responsibilities documented on the violations of the fundamental human and peoples’ rights occurred at the external and internal frontiers of the European Union, and more specifically of its member States, Italy. The contents and the conclusions of the two Sessions must be […]

Appel à contributions

Toutes les organisations de personnes migrantes et réfugiées sont appelées à contribuer au TPP en déposant avant le 30 novembre 2017 des témoignages et rapports d’expertises en suivant la méthodologie suivante : Référencer son apport sur le document de travail collectif en suivant ce lien ; Remplir le document en pièce jointe “Fiche expertise” ou “Fiche témoignage” et […]

Presentation Hearing Paris

PPT on the violation of the human rights of migrant and refugee persons and its impunity Paris, France   The aim of the PPT is to identify and judge the chain of responsibility for human rights violations throughout the entire migration trajectory “from below”, based on the experience of the most involved and directly affected […]

Co-convenors Hearing Paris

We, migrant and refugee and of solidarity and human rights organizations, calls for a Permanent Peoples Tribunal (PPT) PPT Session On the Violations with Impunity of the Human Rights of Migrant and Refugee Peoples in France: Actes & Cités  www.actesetcites.org AMDH PARIS-IDF  http://amdhparis.org/wordpress/ ANAFE http://www.anafe.org ATMF http://www.atmf.org// ATTAC France https://france.attac.org// CEDETIM http://www.cicp21ter.org/les-associations-membres/article/cedetim/ CCFD https://ccfd-terresolidaire.org// Le CRID  http://www.crid.asso.fr// La CIMADE http://www.lacimade.org Collectif de soutien […]

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Panel of Judges

Panel of the Judges

Bridget Anderson (UK)

Bridget Anderson is Professor of Migration and Citizenship and Research Director at COMPAS. She has a DPhil in Sociology and previous training in Philisophy and Modern Languages. She has explored the tension between labour market flexibilities and citizenship rights, and pioneered an understanding of the functions of immigration in key labour market sectors. She is the author of Us and Them? The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Controls (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Doing the Dirty Work? The Global Politics of Domestic Labour (Zed Books, 2000). She coedited Who Needs Migrant Workers? Labour Shortages, Immigration and Public Policy with Martin Ruhs (Oxford University Press, 2010 and 2012), The Social, Political and Historical Contours of Deportation with Matthew Gibney and Emanuela Paoletti (Springer, 2013), and Migration and Care Labour: Theory, Policy and Politics with Isabel Shutes (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Bridget Anderson has worked closely with migrants’ organisations, trades unions and legal practitioners at local, national and international level.

Jennifer Susan Chiriga (Zimbabwe)

A national of Zimbabwe, Jennifer Chiriga has has over 30 years of accumulated work experience spread across government and the development arena. She has executive management experience and has worked extensively on civil society capacity-building strategies. Ms Chiriga has a broad spread of international experience. She was a fellow of the Africa–Asia Transitional Justice Fellowship Programme, an internationally recognised programme run jointly by the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) in South Africa and the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). She joined the African Union Commission in 2010 as a Program Expert in the Strategic Planning Department, and from June 2014 was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff in the Bureau of the Chairperson, later becoming Chief of Staff (April 2015 until March 2017), a leadership role focused on facilitating inter-departmental and inter-agency relationships, as well as being the focal point in coordinating interaction with AU Member States as well as the international community. Currently Advisor on Partnerships, to the CEO of NEPAD Agency in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Leticia Gutiérrez Valderrama (Mexico)

She is a missionary and human rights defender for migrants and refugees, winner of the National Prize for Human Rights, Sergio Mendez Arceo in 2017. She is currently Director of SMR, Scalabrinians: mission with Migrants and Refugees. She was Executive Secretary of Pastoral of Human Mobility at the Mexican Episcopal Conference 2007-2013. Her work began with women in the field of labor protection. Today, in conjunction with the Scalabrinian Mission for Migrants and Refugees SMR, she accompanies migrants and their human rights defenders, who for their solidarity with this vulnerable group have suffered different attacks. She holds a degree in International Commerce from the University of Guadalajara and in Social Philosophy with a specialization in Human Mobility from the Universidad Pontificia Urbaniana in Rome, Italy.

Carlos Martín Beristáin (Spain)

A medical doctor and holder of a doctorate in social psychology, he teaches on the European Masters in International Humanitarian Aid. He coordinated the Guatemala. Nunca Más report and has advised truth commissions in Peru, Paraguay and Ecuador. He has worked as a mental health adviser for International Peace Brigades in El Salvador, Guatemala and Colombia. For 25 years he has worked with victims of violence and war in various countries in conflict, with human rights groups and displaced and refugee communities, torture survivors and the relatives of the disappeared. He was the medical and psychosocial assessment expert in six cases before the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights. In various cases he was a consultant to the International Criminal Court on working with victims. He is the author of many books on psychosocial work and care for the victims of human rights violations.