Russell Tribunal on Palestine Sessions:
The first international session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) took place in Barcelona. This session’s objective was to consider the complicities and omissions of the European Union and its member states in the ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories by Israel and the perpetuation of the violations of international law committed by Israel, in total impunity.
The second international session of the RToP took place in London, on 20, 21 and 22 November 2010. It examined International corporate complicity in Israel’s Violations of International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, and War Crimes.
The third international session of the RToP took place in Cape Town, on 5, 6 and 7 November 2011. It asked the question: “Are Israel practices against the Palestinian People in breach of the prohibition on apartheid under International Law?”
The fourth session of the Russell Tribunal continued its historic mission of articulating civic protest and giving voice to insufferable conditions at a moment when world society is facing its most incredible challenges. The session took place in New York and focused on UN and U.S. complicity in Israel’s violations of international law.
Brussels Session – Final Session
The final session of the RToP took place in Brussels on 16-17 March 2013. Jury commented on the final findings of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine.