ICJ Review no. 57 (December 1996)

This edition remembers Niall MacDermot, former Secretary-General of the ICJ, whose precious legacy will continue to inspire generations of defenders of human rights. He stood up against all dictatorships to defend the right and lives of the oppressed.

This special edition contains:

  • Foreword, by Fali S. Nariman
  • Adieu Niall, by Adama Dieng

Part One: Tributes to Niall MacDermot

  • Edith Ballantyne
  • Renée Bridel
  • William J. Butler
  • Haim H. Cohn
  • Jean-Marie Crettaz
  • Ustinia Dolgopol
  • Alfredo Etcheberry
  • Timothy Harding
  • Justice Michael Kirby
  • Norman S. Marsh
  • Franqois-Xavier Mbouyom
  • Fali S. Nariman
  • Lord Justice Otton
  • Bertrand G. Ramcharan
  • Sir Shridath Ramphal
  • Philip Telford Georges
  • Hans Thoolen
  • Franqois de Vargas
  • José Zalaquett
  • Andean Commission of Jurists

Part Two: Speeches Given by Niall MacDermot

  • Violations of Human Rights as Threats to Peace
  • Human Rights and the Churches
  • Human Rights and Peace
  • Speech Given Before the European Parliamentary Assembly
  • Speech Given Before the United Nations Headquarters
  • The Erasmus Prize (1989) – Decision and Grounds of Granting and Laudation, by HRH Prince Berhard of the Netherlands
  • The Erasmus Prize (1989) – Acceptance Speech by Niall MacDermot
  • Resolution passed by the Parliament of Argentina in Homage to Niall MacDermot
  • Resolution of the American Association for the International Commission of Jurists (AAICJ) in Homage to Niall MacDermot

ICJ Review-57-1997-eng (full text in English, PDF)
ICJ Review-57-1997-spa (full text in Spanish, PDF)

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