Today, May 12: 35th anniversary of death of hunger striker Francis Hughes

Posted: May 12, 2016 by Admin in 'Counter-insurgency', At the coalface, Hunger Strikes, Imperialism and anti-imperialism, Ireland, Political prisoners, Revolutionary figures

download (2)Today also marks the 35th anniversary of the death of Francis Hughes.

The legendary IRA Volunteer and freedom fighter died on May 12, 1981 after 59 days on hunger strike.

He was 25 years old.

 

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