Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, Paris 2018

04 January 2018 - Event

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 people, migrant and refugee organizations, and solidarity and human rights organizations. The inaugural session took place in Barcelona on July 6 and 7, 2017.

Date
04 January 2018 to 05 January 2018

PPT on the violation of the human rights of migrant and refugee persons and its impunity Paris, France

FOCUS – European Union and European states policy on migrants and borders; particularly the case of France

The Paris session will focus on European Union and European states policy on migrants and borders; particularly the case of France. The Tribunal will be a platform where cases of violations of the rights of migrant and refugee people made visible to:

  • register proposals from migrant and refugee communities;
  • analyze jointly the causes of forced displacement of migrant and refugee persons;
  • determine the responsibilities of governments, European Union and other European bodies included.

The tribunal will be held at the International Center for Popular Culture, CICP, 21 ter rue Voltaire in Paris. The conclusions and the sentence will be read Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the closing of the Moussem Festival of Immigration and Tricontinental, in Gennevilliers.

The Paris session of the PPT is organized by the Transnational Migrant Platform Europe (TMP-E), TNI (Transnational Institute), FAL (France Latin America) and CEDETIM (Center for Studies and Initiatives of International Solidarity). The indictment will be prepared and coordinated by GISTI.

Find out more at the website of the Transnational Migrant Platform Europe