It will focus about the complicity of the European Union and their Member States, UN, and other international agents, in the violations of human rights in Palestina. The following sessions will be in London, New York and South-Africa as the venues, before 2012.
This initiative: from Ken Coates, President of the Bertrand Russell Foundation, Nurit Peled, from Israel and Sajárov prize for the freedom expression-2001, and Leila Shahid, Palestinian Delegate in the E.U.
The Tribunal wants to analyze the responsibilities of Israel, and other states and international organizations like the EU, the United Nations or the Arab League in the violations of Human Rights in Palestina. The Tribunal wants to reaffirm the pre-eminence of international regulation as a basis from the resolution of the conflict, to gauge the offenses in the application of the law and to make the appropriate denuntation for the international public opinion.
About the Tribunal Russell
The first Tribunal Russell was promoted in 1967, by Bertand Russell, to investigate and to judge the crimes of war in Vietnam. Personalities like Julio Cortázar, Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Chomsky, Naomi Klein, José Saramago, Eduardo Galeano and Ken Loach, have been linked to the Tribunal. Almost twenty countries have committees of support, and in Catalonia, the Tribunal Russell on Palestina is promoted by the Platform With Palestina in the Heart. You can adhere as an organization to firstname.lastname@example.org.