Protestors supporting the H-block protest, wave black flags of mourning for hunger striker Bobby Sands, as they stand in the center of BelfastÂs Falls Road on May 5, 1981. The protestors were mourning the death of Sands, who died early Tuesday, at the start of his 66th day of hunger strike in Northern IrelandÂs Maze Prison. (AP Photo/David Caulkin) Ref #: PA.10427033 Date: 05/05/1981
Bobby Sands was the leader of the 1981 hunger strike in which Irish republican prisoners protested against the removal of Special Category Status. During his strike he was elected to the British Pa…
Bobby Sands pictured on the first day of his hunger strike. Sands had just come off the blanket protest before going straight on to hunger strike.
Can anyone see the image of bobby sands burning in the loyalist bonfire
March 1, 1981" IRA'S BOBBY SANDS BEGINS FATAL HUNGER STRIKE - Irish Republican Army (IRA) member Bobby Sands begins a hunger strike at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland; he died 65 days later.
When Bobby Sands died on hunger strike, Fidel Castro castigated Thatcher and proclaimed in the People's Assembly... • Patria o Muerte • ★ "Let tyrants tremble at the courage of these young men!" ★ The Irish People Will Never Forget You Comandante An Irish hunger strikers memorial was erected quickly in Havana for our martyrs of 1981' the memorial was up in Revolutionary square. It brought tears to my eyes after seeing it for the first time...
May 5, 1981 Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland on his 66th day without food. He had just been elected to a seat in Parliament while still serving the last of a 14-year sentence for possession of firearms. “Our revenge will be our children’s smiles.” - Bobby Sands