Ref NoA44/5/5/1/12
TitleJun - Dec 1984
DescriptionFile of letters between Kevin Boyle and numerous others. Boyle is based at the Faculty of Law at University College Galway at this time. Correspondents include Prof. Stanley H. Palmer, University of Texas at Arlington regarding research on history of policing in Ireland; Dr. J Watson, U.C.G. Committee on Research regarding funding for research by Boyle; Copy letter from Boyle to John Hume, M.P., congratulating Hume on vistory at the European Elections and on the handling by Hum of Gibson J.J. case. Boyle continues to comment in detail on security presence and violence in breach of human rights in Northern Ireland and describing a shooting or killing on those running to avoid arrest is summary execution. Boyle adds in further detail this is related to his ongoing case at Strasbourg, being Farrell Vs. U.K.; letters between Boyle and Kwado F. Nyamekye, Deputy Director, Centre for Human Rights, United Nations, inviting Boyle to prepare a seminar on Tolerance and Freedom of Religion or Belief; Lettern from Boyle to an Taoiseach, Dr. Garret FitzGerald, inviting him to launch "our new legislature series, Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated; Subrata Roy Chowdhury, Calcutta, India (lawyer of Indira Ghandi and sympathises on her death); Hadifg G. Al-Dhaheri, Abu-Dhabie; Letter of reference for Mike Farrell for academic position at the 'Proposed University of Ulster, Coleraine; Paddy Harte, T.D.; Lord Chief Justice Robert Lowry, Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast; Sir Barry Shaw, Director of Public Prosecutions in Northern Ireland; Eric Elliott; A.E. Anton; Letter from Boyle to Rev. FitzGerald, RTÈ, Religious Affairs, Dublin, offering to be subject of a programme following Boyle's government nomination at a United Nations seminar on Freedom of Religious Belief and Tolerance; Senator Catherine McGuinness; Letter from Boyle to Patrick McKiernan, discussing in detail the case and details submitted to Boyle from McKiernan concerning his alleged unfair trial and his alleged forcing of plea; Letter from Kadar Asmal, Chairman of the International Lawyers' Inquiry into the Lethal Use of Firearms by the Security Forces in Northern Ireland and inviting Boyle to make written submissions;
DateJun - Dec 1984
Related MaterialSee files relating to Farrell Vs. United Kingdom and other files relating to policing and security in Northern Ireland
Extent1file, 58 items
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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