United Ireland, Human Rights and International Law

Francis A. Boyle (Author)


During the past three decades, Francis Boyle has dealt with some of the most difficult problems created by Britain's continued military occupation of six northeast counties in Ireland: * Proving that the "Potato Famine" was really British genocide against the Irish; * Britain's obligation to decolonize Northern Ireland; * I.R.A. resistance and Joe Doherty; * the anti-Irish U.S.-U.K. Supplementary Extradition Treaty (1986) and U.S.-U.K. Extradition Treaty (2006); and * the MacBride Principles on Northern Ireland; the Great Grandson of Major John MacBride; etc. The book concludes with a legal and human rights framework for establishing a United Ireland where all Irish can live in peace with justice for all irrespective of their differences. This book is required reading for Irish Americans, people living in Ireland, and the Irish Diaspora around the world.

Product Details

Clarity Press
Publish Date
September 01, 2011
5.9 X 0.4 X 9.0 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author

FRANCIS A. BOYLE is a leading American expert in international law. He was responsible for drafting the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, the American implementing legislation for the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention, served on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA and represented Bosnia-Herzegovina at the World Court. He served as legal adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organization on the Palestinean Delegation to the Middle East peace negotiations from 1991 to 1993. In 2007, he delivered the Bertrand Russell Peace Lectures.