Ref NoA44/1/11
TitleThe 1981 Hunger Strikes
DescriptionFile includes a printed flyer entitled "Draft of letter to be Sent to TD's" which details the campaign and five demands being called for by the Republican and paramilitary prisoners in the Maze prison and urges making a priority "the settlement of the H-Block Crisis."; manuscript notes by Kevin Boyle in which he discusses the crisis and conditions surrounding the H-Block and hunge strikes, he discusses the society, people and effect of demands in the Maze protest; further manuscript notes by Boyle on the Hunger Strikes in the Maze (on yellow paper) includes 'background to the strike. 'crisis within a crisis within a crisis, references to Thatcher and her Government and policy on Northern Ireland. File also includes assorted press cuttings with coverage and comment on the hunger-strike and Government policy on Northern Ireland and the Maze Prison protest.
Extent1 file
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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