49. In defense of the Cerrado territories (2021-2022)

1. Opening session, 10 September 2021

A. Indictment (Spanish – Portuguese)

B. Case file (Portuguese)

2. Thematic hearing on water, 30 November and 1 December 2021

A. Statement of the panel of judges (English – Italian – Spanish – Portuguese)

B. Prosecutorial Materials: General Recommendations, Urgent and Necessary Measures for the Protection of the Cerrado Waters (Portuguese)

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47. Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change (14-18 May 2018)

On January 2018, the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) has been requested to formulate an Advisory Opinion (download here) on the activities included under the label of fracking and other unconventional oil and gas extraction techniques, and on climate change, with respect to their impact on the fundamental rights of affected populations and on the rights of nature. The request had been promoted, formulated and signed by qualified representatives of academic groups and community organizations. The Session took place via a virtual platform (Zoom) on 14-18 May 2018.

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43. Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa (2016-2018)

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) held its opening Session on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa in Manzini, Swaziland, on 16-17 August 2016.  The PPT analyzed a sample of cases based in Swaziland, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia and Mozambique, regarding corporate intervention in the critical areas of the extractive industries and land grabbing. In its Statement,…

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38. Free trade, violence, impunity and peoples’ rights in Mexico (Mexico, 2011-2014)

Download the judgments of the thematic preliminary hearings and the final session: Introductory Hearing (Ciudad Juárez, 27-29 May 2012) in Spanish First hearing on Violence against workers (Mexico City, 31 May-2 June 2012) in Spanish Second Hearing on Environmental Devastation and Peoples’ Rights (Mexico City, 15-17 November 2013) in Spanish Third hearing on Violence against…

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34. European Union and transnational corporations in Latin America: policies, instruments and actors complicit in the violations of peoples’ rights (Vienna 2006; Peru 2008; Madrid 2010)

Download the Verdicts of the hearings and the final session: First hearing (Vienna, 10-12 May 2006) in English or Spanish Second hearing (Lima, 13-16 May 2008) in English, Spanish, French or Italian Final Session (Madrid, 14-17 May 2010) in English, Spanish or Italian Documentation presented at the concluding session in Madrid (in English)

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