Ref NoA44/1/10/1/4
TitleVictim of Plastic Bullets - Stewart case
DescriptionFile relating to the case of Mrs Kathleen Stewart who challenged the case of her son, who was killed aged 13 in October 1976 by a plastic bullet in Belfast, to the European Commission for Human Rights. File includes a manuscript letter by Mrs. Stewart to Kevin Boyle (22 Jun 1982) outlining the details of the case and that of the death of her son. The case was stronly backed and supported by Fr. Denis Faul. Also included are TS opinion document on the proposed application made by Mrs. Stewart under the European Convention on Human Rights, this document was prepared by Tony Gifford and is attached in a letter to Boyle from Harriot Harmon, Legal Officer of National Council for Civil Liberties (5 Aug 1982); TS letter from Richard Balfe, M.E.P., to Boyle, stating "we are hopeful that the Stewart case will make it to Strasbourg".(19 Aug 1982) Assorted press cuttings with coverage of the Stewart case, its verdict of rejection and general coverage of plastic bullet use.
DateJun 1982 - Oct 1984
FormatPrinted document
Extent1 file
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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