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Bobby Sands 66 days

A interview carried out by the Connolly Media Group in Dublin, with former hunger strike and well know activist Tommy McKearney.

Labour Movement

US prison rebels in need of support

As the struggles inside the US prison system continue to heat up, and the planned nationwide work stoppage on September 9th grows closer, the administrations are increasingly cracking down on those prisoners involved in organising. 645 more words

Repression

66 Days, the film review

Brendan J Byrne’s latest film, 66 Days, is a documentary about the hunger-striker, Bobby Sands.  HD images of marching bands and garish seventies dance clips, juxtaposed with shaky archive footage and interviews create the narrative while haunting animations illustrate Bobby’s words from his diary; 344 more words

Opinion

Seeing the Other side of the Debate!

Patsy Sands

Patsy Sands is a dangerous man,

He fought our decent soldiers hand to hand,

He claimed this land was not ours to steal, 244 more words

Israel Frees Palestinian Prisoner

The Associated Press

May 19, 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Israeli military says a Palestinian prisoner who ended a 94-day hunger strike in February has been released to his home in the West Bank. 105 more words

22.8 News in Brief

No 22 : 10 November 1971

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On 27 January 1971 Ostap Pastukh, a teacher of Ukrainian language and literature, was arrested in the village of Petrichi in the Busk District of the Lvov Region. 4,901 more words

Extra-judicial Persecution