Bobby Sands Dies after 66 Days on Hunger Strike 1981

#OnThisDay 1981 Bobby Sands dies in Long Kesh prison after 66 days on hunger strike. He & the other hunger strikers protested for special status as political prisoners rather than criminals. Sands was an elected MP at the time of his death. He was 27 years old.

“Our revenge will be the laughter of our children”.

Bobby Sands

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