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Passive resistance question for IRSP

Title
Passive resistance question for IRSP
Genre
Phone-in
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:01:59
Description
Female caller phones in asking IRSP (Irish Republican Socialist Party) leader Ray Collins why they support violent struggle in Northern Ireland rather than peaceful protest as seen in India’s independence struggle. He replies with comparison to black civil rights movement in the USA. Ray Collins may be guesting on Brian Hayes show.
Contributors
Ray Collins
Keywords
Politics; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; Violence; Political parties; INLA; IRSP; Martin Luther King; Civil and political rights; Peaceful protest; Mahatma Gandhi

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