The International People’s Tribunal (IPT) on Crimes against the Filipino People by Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III and the US Government represented by Pres. Barack Obama is convening on July 16-18, 2015 in Washington, DC at the behest of victims of rights violations. At its public launching in U.P. Diliman, Karapatan Secretary-General Cristina Palabay presents the cases to be filed. The IPT is convened by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), the US-based National Lawyers Guild (NLG), International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), and IBON International.