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39th year  -  N° 202                 Saturday, 20 July 2024         Antwerpen		
I Don't See Anything that I Want
Maze Prison

Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Related events:

  1. Friday 22nd of May 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Kieran Doherty starts hungerstriking

  2. Sunday 22nd of March 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Raymond McCreesh starts hungerstriking

  3. Saturday 23rd of May 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Kevin Lynch starts hungerstriking

  4. Tuesday 5th of May 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Bobby Sands dies after 66 days of hungerstriking
    Sands was the first to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  5. Sunday 22nd of March 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Patsy O'Hara starts hungerstriking

  6. Tuesday 12th of May 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Francis Hughes dies after 59 days of hungerstriking
    Hughes was the second to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  7. Saturday 9th of May 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Joe McDonnel starts hungerstriking
    McDonnel went 61 days without food before dying on 8 July 1981.

  8. Thursday 21st of May 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Raymond McCreesh dies after 61 days of hungerstriking
    McCreesh was the third to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  9. Saturday 3rd of October 1981 (x) The hungerstriking IRA-members stop their Irish Hungerstriking campaign
    In seven months ten of the Irish republican hunger strikers died.

  10. Thursday 21st of May 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Patsy O'Hara dies after 61 days of hungerstriking
    O'Hara was the fourth to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  11. Monday 8th of June 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Thomas McElwee starts hungerstriking

  12. Thursday 28th of May 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Martin Hurson starts hungerstriking
    Hurson replaced Brendan McLaughlin who withdrew following a perforated stomach ulcer.

  13. Wednesday 8th of July 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Joe McDonnel dies after 61 days of hungerstriking
    McDonnel was the fifth to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  14. Monday 22nd of June 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Michael Devine starts hungerstriking

  15. Monday 13th of July 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Martin Hurson dies of dehydration after 46 days of hungerstriking
    Hurson, replacing Brendan McLaughlin who withdrew following a perforated stomach ulcer, was the sixth to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  16. Saturday 1st of August 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Kevin Lynch dies after 71 days of hungerstriking
    Lynch was the seventh to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  17. Saturday 8th of August 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Thomas McElwee dies after 62 days of hungerstriking
    McElwee was the ninth to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  18. Friday 21st of August 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Michael Devine dies after 60 days hungerstriking
    Devine was the tenth and last to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  19. Sunday 1st of March 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Bobby Sands starts hungerstriking
    Sands decided that other prisoners should join the strike at staggered intervals to maximise publicity with prisoners steadily deteriorating successively over several months. The hunger strike centred on five demands: the right not to wear a prison uniform; the right not to do prison work; the right of free association with other prisoners, and to organise educational and recreational pursuits; the right to one visit, one letter and one parcel per week; full restoration of remission lost through the protest. Sands died on 5 May 1981 in Maze Prison Hospital after 66 days of hunger-striking.

  20. Sunday 2nd of August 1981 (-) Irish republican hunger striker Kieran Doherty dies after 73 days of hungerstriking
    Doherty was the eighth and longest hungerstriker to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.

  21. Sunday 15th of March 1981 (x) Irish republican hunger striker Francis Hughes starts hungerstriking

  22. Sunday 25th of September 1983 (x) — In the largest prison escape in the United Kingdom, 38 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners armed with handguns hijack a prison lorry and smash their way out
    Fifteen escapees were captured on the first day, including four who were discovered hiding underwater in a river near the prison using reeds to breathe.