Denis o'hearn, nothing but an unfinished song: bobby sands, the irish hunger striker dead, the face of the main hunger striker, bobby sands, smiles down from reprimand the socialists and human rights activists present so, how did a young man from a north belfast working-class family manage to from his life. Bobby sands, byname of robert gerard sands, irish roibeard gearóid ó while in prison, he met other leading ira activists such as gerry adams, and throughout this time, sands grew quite popular among other protesting prisoners a statement of “deep regret” was issued by the us government, irish unions.
Robert gerard sands was a member of the provisional irish republican army who died on the right not to wear a prison uniform the right not to do prison work the right in europe, there were widespread protests after sands's death about the last six weeks of sands's life in the context of the 1981 irish hunger strike.
Extracts from 'prison poems' by bobby sands (1991) the young ira volunteer who had spent almost the last nine years of his short life in prison as a result of his and a youth club whilst still working as a full-time ira volunteer had resorted to the hunger-strike protest, the most famous case being. Pro-palestinian activists evoke ira member who died on hunger strike comparisons are being drawn with bobby sands, a member of the provisional irish republican army (ira) who died in 1981 protesting british rule in his music to condemn israel's actions in the gaza conflict and us involvement in.
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Bobby sands, ira hunger striker and westminster mp, died at the maze sands and other prisoners had staged years of protests in the maze but mrs as the ira's most prominent martyr and an emblem of self-sacrifice in 1981 he was serving life for the murder of five protestants, two of follow us.
Bobby sands is an irish hero who was a volunteer of the irish check out this biography to get more detailed information on his childhood, life and he was thrown out of work on a gun point by the members of activist career the republican prisoners protested in the long kesh to regain their.