Ref NoA44/25/24/16
TitleIsrael / Israeli Occupied Territories
DescriptionFile of documents relating to conferences focusing on Israeli occupation of territories; Palestine and other related issues. Conferences includes "The Israeli-Occupied Territories, International Law and the International community" (Dublin, 17 May 1990). Includes Report of conference of parliamentarians and jurists. Kevin Boyle gave an introduction. Includes schedule of events and speakers; draft of conference report, prepared by Kevin Boyle and forwarded to Francoise Hampson for consultation; typed documents such as 'Preface' and also 'Concluding Remarks of the Conveners'; 'Law and International Relations' by Kadar Asmal'; 'Issues of Particular Concern to State Signatories to the fourth Geneva Convention' by Charles Shammas; 'Violations of International Law in the Occupied Territories: The Position of the Irish Government by Senator Michael Lanigan' and 'Repressing Grave Breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention: the Excercise of Universal Jurisdiction' by Lynn Welchman. Correspondence includes a letter from John Kirwan, Private Secretary, Office of Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dublin, on behalf of Minsiter for Foreign Affairs, Gerard Collins, T.D., regretting the Minister could not attend the conference and adding comment from the Department regarding obligation of all parties to adhere to provisions of Geneva Convention and expresses concern for human rights of the population of the Israeli occupied territories. (29 Jun 1990); letter from Bridget Gilchrist to Kevin Boyle, thanking Boyle for his support for the conference and inviting Boyle to submit a paper for publication (2 Jul 1990); Circular letter from the Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights, attching a briefing on Israeli deportation policy (9 Aug 1990). Text of offprint of article published and signed and dedicated by Allan Gerson to Kevin boyle, rntitled "Trustee-Occupant: The Legal Status of Israel's Presence in the West Bank." (Harvard International Law Journal, Vol 14. No. 1, Winter 1973). Research documents include United Nations Report "An International LAw Analysis of the Major United National Resolutions Concerning the Palestine Question" by W. Thomas Mallison and Sally V. Mallison (1979)[ and other related reports on Israel and Palestine. File also includes letter relating to conference "Towards a Strategy for the Enforecment of Human Rights in the Israeli Occupied West Bank and Gaza - A second working symposium in the context of the diplomatic peace process." (2 Jul 1992, London) Letter is from Ernie Ross, M.P., and Cyril Townsend, M.P., inviting Kevin boyle to participate in the symposium and including a background to the symposium aims, work and theme.
Date1990 - 1992
FormatPrinted document
Extent1 file
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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