Bobby Sands, Irish Leader and Peaceful protester who died in a 66 day hunger strike. What would you die for?

Bobby Sands, Irish Leader and Peaceful protester who died in a 66 day hunger strike. What would you die for?

BOBBY SANDS FUNERAL.  Hunger striker Bobby Sands coffin, flanked by an IRA colour party, leaving his mother's home in Twinbrook.

BOBBY SANDS FUNERAL. Hunger striker Bobby Sands coffin, flanked by an IRA colour party, leaving his mother's home in Twinbrook.

Bobby Sands mural in the Falls Road (Catholic) neighborhood of West Belfast,   IRELAND.   (by Anosmia, via Flickr)

Bobby Sands mural in the Falls Road (Catholic) neighborhood of West Belfast, IRELAND. (by Anosmia, via Flickr)

Protestors supporting the H-block protest, wave black flags of mourning for hunger striker Bobby Sands, as they stand in the center of Belfast’s 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 Ireland’s Maze Prison. (AP Photo/David Caulkin) Ref #: PA.10427033  Date: 05/05/1981

Protestors supporting the H-block protest, wave black flags of mourning for hunger striker Bobby Sands, as they stand in the center of Belfast’s 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 Ireland’s 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 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.

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

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.

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...

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

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

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