Finding Her Way Out of The Maze

In a land where history is slow to evaporate, the events that unfolded in Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981 still hang thick in the air. i.r.a. prisoners, who were demanding political instead of criminal status, began a series of hunger strikes to get it. The British government refused to budge. So, one by one, 10 men starved themselves to death. The macabre drama was a low point of mutual, willful intransigence in the battle between the British state and Irish republicanism, and provoked the province to some of its worst bloodshed. The ghost of Bobby Sands, the first of the...

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