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)

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News of the death of Bobby Sands influenced the way in which political prisoners and the ANC in South Africa responded to their own situation, and inspired a new way of resistance.Nelson Mandela was said to have been "directly influenced by Bobby Sands" and instigated a successful hunger strike on Robben Island

News of the death of Bobby Sands influenced the way in which political prisoners and the ANC in South Africa responded to their own situation, and inspired a new way of resistance.Nelson Mandela was said to have been "directly influenced by Bobby Sands" and instigated a successful hunger strike on Robben Island

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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

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Bobby Sands aged 27, died on May 5 1981 at Longkesh prison in the North of Ireland, on day 66 of his hunger strike.  ps Only after the 10 men had died, did maggie thatcher give them their demands.....

Bobby Sands aged 27, died on May 5 1981 at Longkesh prison in the North of Ireland, on day 66 of his hunger strike. ps Only after the 10 men had died, did maggie thatcher give them their demands.....

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Hunger, directed by Steve McQueen. What would be the best way to translate this on screen, what would be the best way to visualize these ima...

Hunger, directed by Steve McQueen. What would be the best way to translate this on screen, what would be the best way to visualize these ima...

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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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During a march through Catholic West Belfast in support of Bobby Sands on the 59th day of his hunger strike, young rioters break away to attack the police, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1981  Peter Marlow

During a march through Catholic West Belfast in support of Bobby Sands on the 59th day of his hunger strike, young rioters break away to attack the police, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1981 Peter Marlow

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Bobby Sands MP Funeral

Bobby Sands MP Funeral

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