Ref NoA44/6/3
TitleFounding Documents
DescriptionFile of documents including the first released statement documents regarding the goals, objectives, etc. of Article 19. Items include a white 'Article19' branded folder, lableed 'K Boyle's Copy', and featuring manuscript writing and notes by Boyle on the inside of the folder, outlining thoughts from Boyle on the establihsment of Article 19, origins, 'how we are going to ...', technical assistance, 'issues are complex' and other matters and headings; Included in the folder are printed couments (and copies of same) and which are titled "Kevin Boyle: Founding Director of Article 19"; "The Origin of Article 19"; "The Origin of Article 19"; "William Shawcross: Chair of Article 19"; "Article 19 - Mandate, Methods and Programme"; "Article 19 - Research"; "Article 19 - The Organisation"; "Article 19 - A New Initiative"; "The International Centre on Censorship"; a brochure entitled "A New International Organisation to document censorship, to defeat the censors and to help the censored - Article 19". File also includes seperate document of manuscript notes by Kevin Boyle which appears to be the text of a speech introducing Article 19 and further entitled "Article 19 (Background) and focusing on international freedom of expression and information to which Article 19 will work towards. Also includes a welcome to Article 19 from the group Index on Censorship and its Chairman Mark Bonham-Carter.
Extent1 folder
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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