The Permanent People's Tribunals and Indigenous People's Struggles in Mexico: Between Coloniality and Epistemic Justice?

  title={The Permanent People's Tribunals and Indigenous People's Struggles in Mexico: Between Coloniality and Epistemic Justice?},
  author={Rosalba Icaza},
  journal={Palgrave Communications},
  • Rosalba Icaza
  • Published 1 August 2015
  • Political Science
  • Palgrave Communications
On 21 October 2011, hundreds of Mexican civil society organizations formally submitted a petition to the Lelio e Lisli Basso Foundation in Rome to justify the opening of a Mexican Chapter of the Permanent People’s Tribunals (PPT). The PPT was established in 1979 as the successor to the Russell Tribunals on Vietnam (1966–1967) and on the Latin American Dictatorships (1974–1976). The PPT is considered an ethical non-governmental tribunal and their sessions are described as a mechanism for raising… 
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