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TitleLetter from Prof. Kevin Boyle to Martin Woolacott
DescriptionLetter from Boyle to Woolacott, the Guardian Newspaper, London, stating Boyle has read the documentation on Human Duties and Responsibilities. Attached is a draft document entitled "Valencia - Draft Declaration on Human Rights and Responsibilities". Further comment from Boyle is on the role this document and action plan can take. Boyle comments on the draft being "weaker" than international law under the U.N. Torture Conventon which requires states to legislate for universal jurisdiction . . Boylle maintains "I am convinced it is a good idea." "Although it has yet to be written up . . the entire moral mission of the UN, human rights peace disarmament, self-determination for the colonies grew out of the efforts of the religions (Protestant, Catholic, Jews) during the inter-war years." "I am also concerned with the North-South divide democracy, environment and development, as it is about human rights."
Date29 Nov 1998
FormatPrinted document
Extent1 item, 40 pp
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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