Statements & Publications

Presentation of the Verdict of the Judges of Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds

at the European Parliament, Brussels, 24 May 2018

A session of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal on alleged violations of international law and international humanitarian law by the Turkish Republic and its officials in their relations with the Kurdish people and their organisations took place in Paris, France on 15 and 16 March 2018.

Documents and video recordings

The prosecution

The indictment

The judges

The verdict (download PDF-file)

The Conference was initiated by

  • the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL),
  • the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH),
  • Mafdad, an organization based in Germany of Kurdish and German Lawyers, and
  • the Kurdish Institute of Brussels

The conference with the presentation of the verdict was hosted by the following political groups in the European Parliament

  • the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D)
  • the European Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE-NGL)
  • the Greens-European Free Alliance (Greens-EFA)