Hunger Strike Begins

March 1, 2016 · Print This Article


Thirty-five years ago today, the great Bobby Sands started his hunger strike demanding political status for he and his comrades. His death came after sixty-six grueling days.

Bobby Sands is a hero not just to Irish people but to freedom-loving peoples around the world.



One Response to “Hunger Strike Begins”

  1. John Mcglynn on March 25th, 2016 9:44 am

    Bobby and his fellow hunger strikers showed how callous and brutal the British Government is by giving up their young
    Lives for what they believed in.
    I remember this on the TV when I was a young man thinking
    surely she will not allow these brave men to die.
    I was in awe yet full of sadness and that feeling will never leave me.26+6=1.

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