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Title

600 Imprisoned Without Trial

Object Name

Political poster

Maker

Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (Primary maker)

Date Made

1971
1971

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association poster, '600 Imprisoned Without Trial.' Long Kesh Concentration Camp, Christmas 1971. Red, white and yellow on a black background. Only four months after the introduction of internment the poster says that six hundred people are being held without trial. The poster features the image of a candle behind barbed wire, the candle bearing a similarity to the image used by Amnesty International.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Date Collected

1971
1971

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O398.1973

Copyright

National Museums NI