Ref NoA44/25/23/1
TitleJapan - Kong Kong - India 1991
DescriptionFile of documents relating to a research trip made by Kevin BOyle to Japan, Hong-King and India, 16-28 Jan 1991. File includes notes and report on the trip by Kevin Boyle, Director, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex (Jan 1991); Correspondence surrounds the planning and objectives of the visit and includes copy letter from Boyle to Prof. Takeshi Ebashi, Hosei University, Tokyo (13 Dec 1990); Letters between Homer A. Jack, Swarthmore, PA< USA, discussing the role of religious NGOs in defending Human Rights (5-10 Oct 1990); Letter by Fax from Boyle to Kenta Yamada, Nihon Shinbun Kyokai, Tokyo, discussing the research visit and planned links in development between the Human Rights Centre of Essex and Human Rights community in Japan (11 Dec 1990) Fax correspondence between Johannes Chan and Kevin Boyle regarding International Conference in Hong Kong on Human Rights (3 - 10 Jan 1991); Letter faxed to Prof. Heitor Gurgulino de Souza, Rector, United Nations University, Tokyo by Kevin Boyle and copied to Kenta Yamada, regarding establishing links through the Essex Human Rights Cenre and University of Minnesota 'Project Tandom'; assorted business cards of those Boyle encountered along the research trip. Files regarding the Project Tandem conference in New Dehli, India and further regarding Boyle's trip to India include fax correspondence between Boyle and Michael Roan, University of Minnesota, Department of Political Science regarding planning of Project Tandem conference in New Dehli, India and regarding arrangements/speakers (10 Feb 1990); further fax correspondence between Boyle and Roan concerning the conference andmeetings of Project Tandem group in New York (Sep - Oct 1990); Copy fax letter by Boyle to Michael Roan in response to updates from Project Tandem group meetings. Boyle replies in detail on the role and place of Religious NGOs with standard setting bodies such as the U.N. and further detailed commentary on religious intolerance frameworks and policies regarding stance of Project Tandem (1 Oct 1990); Copy fax from Michael Roan to Homer A Jack. detailing a responce to the recommendations made in a report compiled by Dr. John Salzberg and commissioned by Project Tandem dealing with ways of eradicating religious intolerance. (1 Oct 1990); Copy letter from Kevin Boyle to Brian McKeown, Director of Trocaire, Ireland, to provide financial support for an Irish young adult to particpate in a young adult work/study programme in Pakistan and New Dehlie, Indoa in January 1991 as part of the conference to be held in Pakistan and India (16 Oct 1991) Letter from Michael Roan to the Honourable Soli J. Sorabjee, Attorney General of India, thanking him for his comments made in an after-dinner speech at the conference in New Dehli and apologising as the conference had to end early owing to orders from American State Departments for American citizens to leave India owing to terrorist threats made against Americans in India at the time. A press cutting of coverage of the threats made againts Americans and the reasons for same in attached. (14 Mar 1991) Roan also sent a letter to Kevin Boyle, thanking him for his contribution to the conference and that a conference report will follow. (14 Mar 1991)
DateFeb1990 - 1991
FormatPrinted document
Extent1 file, 72 items
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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