Grassroots Justice Library

The following is a working library of People’s Tribunals, Citizens Assemblies, Independent People’s Commissions, and other types of grassroots Panels that are in progress or have been completed and have issued reports. If you would like to add a PT to this space please contact us here.[1]

Peoples Tribunals/Citizens’ Assemblies

Aban Tribunal

Australian Tribunal into the Human Rights Impacts of Unconventional Gas

Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation

Biak Massacre Citizens Tribunal

CEDAW Peoples Tribunal

China Tribunal (focused on forced organ harvesting)

Citizens’ Assemblies

Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss (Ireland)

Citizens Panel on Covid 19

Farmworkers Tribunal (US)

Health Tribunal (focused on mining activities)

ICEonTrial Campaign

Independent People’s Tribunal on Enforced Disappearances and Extra Judicial Killings in Amritsar

Independent People’s Tribunal on Mumbai’s Coast Road

Independent People’s Tribunal on the World Bank Group in India

Indian People’s Human Rights Tribunal on the Chintapalli Arson Case

India People’s Tribunal Forest Rights Act

Indian People’s Tribunal Report on Human Rights Violations, Industrial Pollution and the Implications of the Proposed Chemplast Sanmar PVC Factory in SIPCOT, Cuddalore, T.N

International Monsanto Tribunal

International Peoples Tribunal (focused on Philippines)

International Peoples’ Tribunal of Conscience (focusing on Vietnamese victims of agent orange)

International People’s Tribunal on Crimes against Humanity in Indonesia 1965

International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian- Administered Kashmir

International Peoples Tribunal on the Nuclear Powers and Destruction of Human Civilisation

International People’s Tribunal on US Imperialism (focusing on economic sanctions)

International People’s Tribunal on the World Bank Group in India

International Rights of Nature Tribunal

International Tribunal of Conscience of Peoples in Movement

International Tribunal on Katrina and Rita

Iran Tribunal

Oxford Citizens Assembly on Climate Change

People’s Commission to Decriminalize Maryland

People’s Health Tribunal (People of Africa v. Shell Oil)

People’s Tribunal on the Algiers Motel Killings

People’s Tribunal’s on the Contested Citizenship in Assam

People’s Tribunal on Innocent Acquitted

People’s Tribunal on the Judicial Assault on Civil Liberties (India)

People’s Tribunal on the Murder of Journalists

People’s Tribunal on War Crimes by South Korean Troops during the Vietnam War

Permanent Peoples’ Tribunals by Lelio Basso International Foundation (links to decisions from PPT tribunals can also be found at this website)

The Court of the Citizens of the World

The Freedom Side: The People’s Tribunal and Congress

The People’s Tribunal (focused on race and equality)

The People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime

The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War

The Peoples Tribunal of Ireland

The People’s Tribunal on Malaysia’s 13th General Elections

The United Kingdom Child Sex Abuse Peoples Tribunal

Tribal Tribunal for Human Rights (US, Texas)

UFFC People’s Tribunal on Police Killings

Uyghur Tribunal

World Courts of Women (focusing on poverty and human rights)

World Court of Women (focusing on US War crimes)

Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal for the Trial of Japan’s Sexual Slavery

Women’s Tribunals by Feminist Task Force

Women’s Tribunal Malaysia 2021



(2002) International Citizens Tribunals (Palgrave)

(2017) Peoples Tribunals and International Law (Cambridge)

(2019) Peoples Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law (Routledge)

(2020) The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide (Routledge)


National Register of Citizens (NRC) – Overview of the People’s Tribunal (India)

People’s International Tribunal Hawai’i

Power of People’s Tribunal: An International Seminar

The United Kingdom Child Sex Abuse People’ Tribunal


FRC: A Conversation with Dr. Gianni Tognoni

FRC: A Conversation with David Kilgour

People’s Tribunals, Do they achieve anything?

People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law

People’s Tribunal of G-20

[1] This library has been created for research purposes only. A Contrario ICL has found this information based on public searches and cannot verify the accuracy of the information contained in these reports. A Contrario ICL does not endorse the contents in these reports. For any follow up questions or comments, please directly contact the authors of the report.