Luís Moita: a lifelong companion and friend of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal and the Foundation Lelio and Lisli Basso

The international greeting that accompanied the news of Luís Moita’s death on 28 January – made up primarily of thanks for his unique combination of intelligence, political commitment to the history of the liberation and decolonisation of Portugal and Africa, and the richness and transparency of human relations, of creative networking in social and cultural…

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Invitation to the Event: Pandemic and Authoritarianism – the judgement of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) on President Jair Bolsonaro

Following the conclusion of the 50th session on Pandemic and Authoritarianism, held at the University of São Paulo, the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) issued a judgment last September which, based on witnesses and the voices of the Brazilian communities, has recognized President Jair Bolsonaro liable for serious crimes against humanity concerning his management of Covid-19, and his…

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The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal convicts Bolsonaro of crimes against humanity committed during the Covid-19 pandemic

Following the conclusion of the 50th session on Pandemic and Authoritarianism, held at the University of São Paulo’s law faculty, the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) issued a judgment recognizing President Jair Messias Bolsonaro liable for crimes against humanity, and for resulting in the deaths of thousands of people as a consequence of Covid-19 prevention policies.…

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Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1 September 2022: Session on Pandemic and Authoritarianism, presentation of the PPT judgment

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) will hold on 1 September 2022 in São Paulo, Brazil, from 10 am 12:30 pm Brazilian time, the closing act of the session ‘Pandemic and Authoritarianism. The responsibility of the Bolsonaro government for the systematic violations of the fundamental rights of Brazilian peoples perpetrated through the policies imposed in the…

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São Paulo, Brazil, May 24 and 25, 2022: Session on Pandemic and Authoritaniarism

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) will held  in São Paulo, Brazil, on May 24 and 25, 2022, the Session on “Pandemic and Authoritaniarism. The responsibility of the Bolsonaro government for systematic violations of the fundamental rights of the Brazilian peoples perpetrated through the policies imposed in the Covid-19 pandemic”.  This Session is organized in response to a request received from…

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