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Denis Faul on hunger strikes

Title
Denis Faul on hunger strikes
Genre
Interview
TX Date
6 Oct 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:01:39
Description
Father Denis Faul describes the situation surrounding a hunger strike at Maze Prison, Northern Ireland. He has been asking inmates to suspended the strike to give more time for negotiation. Faul says the British Government is willing to let the prisoners die, but the prisoners are still very determined. Interviewer is Eamonn Mallie.
Contributors
Eamonn Mallie; Denis Faul
Keywords
Political prisoners; Government; Internal politics; Northern Ireland; British; Political protests; Prisons; IRA; Rights of prisoners; Maze Prison; Hunger; Prisoners

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