Ref NoA44/25/21
TitleKurdish Human Rights Issues
DescriptionFile of documents regarding Kevin Boyle's involvement in Human Rights work on Kurdish issues. Includes photocopy press cuttings of coverage from U.K. media detailing Turkish interaction on Kurdish rights and abuses and wider Kurdish issues (1982-1983); Press release from conference focused for 'Genuine Democracy and Free Elections in Turkey" (n.d); series of TS letters between Kevin Boyle and Enis User, Secretary of Solidarity Committee for Freedom of Art, Science and Expression in Turkey, detailing to Boyle the situation of hunger-striking political prisoners in Istanbul (5 Aug 1983); updates press press release from Amnesty Internatal regarding the hunger strikes (22 Jul 1983); update from Solidarity Committee, "Since the Coup of 12 Sep 1980....the oppresive nature of which ....has been forced upon the Turkish society." (23 Jul 1983) Further series of letters of updates and statements from the Solidarity Committee for Freedom of Art, Science and Expression in Turkey. Copy letter from Sukru Elekdag, Ambassador of the Turkish Republic, United States, to Stephen J. Solarz, United States House of Representatives regarding the case where Mr Ismet, was claiming to be denied a Turkish passport. (13 Apr 1983); programme for the conference of "Freedom for the Kurdish People", being held in Vienna, 13-15 Mar 1992; Letter from M. K. Yildiz, Halkevi, Kurdish and Turkish Community Centre, London, thanking Boyle for a contribution of disucssion and comment (8 Mar 1992); A$ poster for delegate conference for Genuine Democracy and Feree Electiond in Turkey, organised by Solidarity with the People of Turkey (n.d); Open letter signed by various academics, politicians and otehrs opposing the military junta and unfree elections in Turkey (12 Sep 1983); Newsletter of the Kurdish Human Rights Project, of which Kevin Boyle was involved with (1 Mar 1992).
Date1982 - 1992
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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