“Required Reading for Irish Americans, people living in Ireland and the Irish Diaspora around the world…”


During the past three decades, International legal expert Francis A. Boyle has dealt with some of the most difficult problems created by Britain’s continued military occupation of six northeast counties in Ireland. On some of these matters, he along with other Irish Americans engaged the formidable Irish American domestic lobby in support of the Irish Resistance. In his book, United Ireland Human Rights and International, he examines human rights issues in Ireland including the Irish Potato Famine as British genocide, decolonization of Northern Ireland, Irish freedom-fighter Joe Doherty, the US-UK extradition treaty, the application of the MacBride Principles on Northern Ireland, and a legal and human rights framework for United Ireland. The book is a required reading for Irish Americans, people living in Ireland and the Irish Diaspora around the world. Click here to get a peak inside the book!

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 Directors of Amnesty International USA and represented Bosnia-­Herzegovina at the World Court. He served as legal adviser to the Palestinian Delegation to the Middle East Peace negotiations from 1991 to 1993. In 2007,  he delivered the Bertrand Russell Peace Lectures. Professor Boyle teaches  international law at the University of Illinois, Champaign and is author of, inter alia, World Politics and International Law, The Future of International Law and American Foreign Policy, Foundations of World Order, The Bosnian People Charge Genocide, The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence, Palestine, Palestinians and International Law and  Tackling America’s Toughest Questions. He holds a Doctor of Law Magna Cum Laude as well as a Ph.D. in Political Science, both from Harvard University.


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