Ireland The Troubles. Belfast Hunger Strike March 1981. Francis Hughes was an Irish volunteer in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA). Hughes was the most wanted man in Northern Ireland until his arrest following an ambush by the Special Air Service (SAS) in which an SAS soldier was killed. At his trial he was sentenced to a total of 83 years' imprisonment, and he died during the 1981 Irish hunger strike in HM Prison Maze. 1980s.
HUNGER STRIKE MARCH FRANCIS HUGHES IRA SOLDIER 1980S UK
Ireland The Troubles. Belfast Hunger Strike March 1981. Francis Hughes was an Irish volunteer in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA). Hughes was the most wanted man in Northern Ireland until his arrest following an ambush by the Special Air Service (SAS) in which an SAS soldier was killed. At his trial he was sentenced to a total of 83 years' imprisonment, and he died during the 1981 Irish hunger strike in HM Prison Maze. 1980s.

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