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Second international people's tribunal ICC

Cyril Josh Barker | 1/23/2014, 2:11 p.m.

The Second International People’s Tribunal will be held at Columbia University Law School, 435 W. 116th St., at 12 p.m. A distinguished panel of international jurists will hear the people’s prosecutors and testimony on war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, Canada and NATO allies.

The panel of judges include Courtenay Griffiths, QC, who has appeared before the Special Court for Sierra Leone representing President Charles Taylor Lennox Hinds, Esq., who has appeared before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; and Ashanti Chimurenga, Esq., who has appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

The jurists will update the criminal indictment delivered to the International Criminal Court in The Hague by the Pan African Solidarity Hague Committee, organized by the December 12th Movement International Secretariat in June 2012. The original People’s Tribunal, held at Columbia Law School in January 2012, focused on human rights abuses against Libya, Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe, Haiti and Black people in the United States.