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Francis Boyle


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.

He served on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International (1988-1992), 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. Previous Russell Lecturers have included E.P. Thompson, Elena Bonner, Edward Said, Ramsey Clark, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Joseph Rotblat, Johan Galtung, and Noam Chomsky.

Professor Boyle teaches international law at the University of Illinois, Champaign and is author of, inter alia, The Future of  International Law and American Foreign Policy, Foundations of World Order, The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence, Palestine, Palestinians and International Law, Destroying World Order,  Biowarfare & Terrorism. 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.


06/28/2018 10:45:11Resisting the ICEstapo!
12/19/2017 14:46:23Trump's National Security Strategy: More Unlimited Imperialism!
09/25/2017 12:27:04Light at the End of the Tunnel
03/16/2016 15:08:20The Mass Rape of the Bosnian Women Was Genocide!
11/19/2014 14:43:24West Jerusalem Is Occupied Territory
03/07/2014 14:52:01American Unlimited Imperialism: Now Ukraine
11/16/2013 12:22:40Translating the Palestinian Declaration of Independence
09/22/2013 10:56:31Puerto Rico and the Puerto Ricans
08/30/2013 08:40:41The Palestinian Genocide by Israel
08/06/2013 09:47:54The criminality of nuclear deterrence
06/04/2013 11:43:51Bradley Manning: Prisoner of Conscience
12/25/2012 10:57:54Humanity's Twin Swords of Damocles
12/10/2012 10:14:53Under the Jackboot of the Empire
12/03/2012 10:01:40Iraqi Children Genocide
11/15/2012 09:48:54Francis Boyle: Israel Is Committing Genocide in Gaza
10/23/2012 08:54:40Amnesty International: Imperialis​t Tool
09/28/2012 08:22:50The Deterioration of the Palestine Situation
09/16/2012 12:31:1230th aniversary of Sabra & Shatilla Massacre
09/08/2012 08:59:39O'Reilly and the Law of the Jungle
08/05/2012 09:14:09Hiroshima: Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence
06/18/2012 09:56:16Refuting Bosnian Genocide Denial
06/16/2012 09:38:32What Is the Future for Bosnia and Herzegovina?
04/23/2012 11:21:37The Right of African Americans to Self-Determination
12/15/2011 10:30:10The Bush Administration Ongoing Criminal Conspiracy
08/26/2011 15:15:06The Future State of Palestine
08/06/2011 14:43:00First Ashore at Nagasaki: Sept. 24, 1945
05/24/2011 16:25:55Jewistan: Finally Recognizing Israel as the Jewish State
05/23/2011 10:32:14'UN deaf to Palestinians' plight'
03/01/2011 11:39:56Mideast Agenda: Oil, Dollar Hegemony & Islam
01/17/2011 13:02:30United States War Crimes During the First Persian Gulf War
12/23/2010 14:42:172011: Prospects for Humanity?
10/10/2010 12:04:05The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence Today
09/16/2010 08:49:49Barak Appoints War Criminal Yaron
07/11/2010 09:14:40Is Bosnia the end of the road for the UN?
06/02/2010 08:39:24Boyle: International Law, Israel's War on Gaza
05/25/2010 13:49:21Memorial Day: Home Front
04/03/2010 09:02:19Neo-Cons, Fundies, Feddies, and Con-Artists: Bush to Obama
03/26/2010 08:30:11MidEast Agenda: Oil, Dollar Hegemony & Islam
03/19/2010 08:16:16The Decolonization of Northern Ireland
03/16/2010 11:11:02The Famine Was Genocide

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504 E. Penn Ave Champaign IL 61820


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