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A Poem for Hanan Ashrawi | Francis A. Boyle

Sunday, 11 January 2015, 10:38 pm | Francis A. Boyle

Fall 1991 There we were At the Grand Hotel Supposed to be negotiating peace When Hanan got word That the Israelis were expelling Women and children From their homes in Silwan During the pouring rain You could watch it on CNN So Hanan called a press ... More >>

Bush to the Hague: International Arrest Warrants Requested

Monday, 15 December 2014, 1:17 pm | Francis A. Boyle

Professor Francis A. Boyle of the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign, U.S.A. has filed a Complaint with the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (I.C.C.) in The Hague against U.S. citizens George W. Bush, Richard Cheney, Donald ... More >>

NATO Build Up in Poland Threatens International Stability

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 1:19 pm | Francis A. Boyle

NATO’s military build-up in Poland is a dangerous and provocative development which might lead to another Cuban Missile crisis, Professor Francis Boyle told RIA Novosti Tuesday. More >>

Ukraine: Popular Uprising or an Orchestrated Coup d’Etat?

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 5:16 pm | Francis A. Boyle

Russian forces have virtually occupied the Crimean peninsula without firing a shot and pro-Russian demonstrators have taken over the regional government building in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. More >>

Stalingrad: 70th Anniversary

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 1:26 pm | Francis A. Boyle

We got off the boat at the docks. Walking into town I was asked could I lay some flowers at the War Memorial on the Banks of the Volga? More >>

Boyle Interview on Bosnian "Peace" Negotiations

Monday, 23 December 2013, 4:09 pm | Francis A. Boyle

CB: What I got from your background is that before you entered the negotiation, you were active in academics and law. You worked for the PLO and you were involved in the peace negotiations there but also you worked for the International Tribunal for ... More >>

Dershowitz Finally Retires from Harvard Law School

Monday, 23 December 2013, 4:03 pm | Francis A. Boyle

I'm not going to go through the subsequent history of the Israeli divestment/disinvestment movement, except to say that in the late summer of 2002 the President of Harvard, Larry Summers accused those of us Harvard alumni involved in the Harvard divestment ... More >>

Town of Bethlehem: Israel, Palestine and American Christians

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 9:49 am | Francis A. Boyle

It was December of 1991 and I was serving as Legal Advisor to the Palestinian Delegation to the Middle East Peace Negotiations in Washington DC. The Israelis were stalling, not even negotiating in bad faith, and the Americans under Baker and Ross were doing ... More >>

US Supreme Court Hijacking Justice for African Americans

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 12:06 pm | Francis A. Boyle

"This is more than an attack on affirmative action being spear-headed by the Federalist Society lawyers," observes Francis A. Boyle, a law professor at the University of Illinois. "They want to go beyond getting rid of affirmative action. ... More >>

Obama Backs First-Strike Nuclear War as U.S. Policy

Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 12:40 pm | Francis A. Boyle

I have now had the chance to read Obama’s Report on Nuclear Employment Strategy of the United States, that just came out on Friday, June 21, 2013. The critical passage can be found on page 5: “The 2010 Nuclear Posture Review established the Administration’s ... More >>

Refuting Bosnian Genocide Denial

Friday, 22 June 2012, 10:25 am | Francis A. Boyle

Previously, I had encountered and refuted this completely disingenuous, deceptive and bogus argument against labeling a genocide as what it truly is, when I was the lawyer for the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina arguing their genocide case against ... More >>

Violations of International Law in the Middle East, 1982

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 1:33 pm | Francis A. Boyle

The invasion of Lebanon by the government of Israel constitutes a violation of UN Charter article 2(3), mandating the peaceful settlement of international disputes, as well as the article 2(4) prohibition on the threat or use of force in international ... More >>

Israel: Barak Appoints War Criminal Yaron

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 1:28 pm | Francis A. Boyle

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has nominated former Major General Amos Yaron to serve as director-general of the Israeli Defense Ministry, while Barak himself retains the portfolio of Minister of Defense. According to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention, ... More >>

Afghanistan: O'Reilly and the Law of the Jungle

Monday, 19 March 2012, 5:22 pm | Francis A. Boyle

On the morning of 13 September 2001, that is 48 hours after the terrible tragedies in New York and Washington, D.C. on September 11th, I received telephone call from a producer at Fox Television Network News in New York City. More >>

The Impending Collapse of Israel in Palestine

Monday, 4 October 2010, 10:40 am | Francis A. Boyle

On November 15, 1988 the Palestine National Council (P.N.C.) meeting in Algiers proclaimed the Palestinian Declaration of Independence that created the independent state of Palestine. Today the State of Palestine is bilaterally recognized de jure ... More >>

International Law And Israel's War On Gaza

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 6:00 pm | Francis A. Boyle

When the Oslo Document was originally presented by the Israeli government to the Palestinian Delegation to the Middle East Peace Negotiations in the Fall of 1992, it was rejected by the Delegation because it obviously constituted a bantustan. This ... More >>

An Israeli War Crimes Tribunal: The Only Deterrent

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 5:58 pm | Francis A. Boyle

December 31, 2008 " Global Research " -- -- The United Nations General Assembly must immediately establish an International Criminal Tribunal for Israel (ICTI) as a "subsidiary organ" under U.N. Charter Article 22. The ICTI would be organized along the lines ... More >>

Neo-Cons, Fundies, Feddies, and Con-Artists

Tuesday, 6 April 2010, 5:08 pm | Francis A. Boyle

It is now a matter of public record that immediately after the terrible tragedy of 11 September 2001, U.S. Secretary of War Donald Rumsfeld and his pro-Israeli Neo-Conservative Deputy Paul Wolfowitz began to plot, plan, scheme and conspire to wage a war of aggression ... More >>

Harvard's Gitmo Kangaroo Law School

Monday, 5 April 2010, 1:13 pm | Francis A. Boyle

Not surprisingly, the January 2007 issue of the American Journal of Imperial Law--otherwise known as the self-styled American Journal of International Law but originally founded a century ago and still operated by U. S. War and State Department legal apparatchiks ... More >>

International Law and Israel's War on Gaza

Monday, 28 December 2009, 12:25 pm | Francis A. Boyle

When the Oslo Document was originally presented by the Israeli government to the Palestinian Delegation to the Middle East Peace Negotiations in the Fall of 1992, it was rejected by the Delegation because it obviously constituted a bantustan. This ... More >>