H-block


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H-block

A hollow concrete masonry unit having both ends open in the form of one-half of a cell.
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1981 After the H-Block hunger strikes, where 10 men starved themselves to death, he backed the policy of the "ballot box and the Armalite" and was elected as an MP in 1983.
Not only is this something that Smashing H-Block sets out to put right but it also goes on to explore a series of events and developments which are vital to understanding the more recent history of Northern Ireland.
The day ended with an in depth meeting with Jim Gibney of the National H-Block Campaign during the Irish Hungerstrike.
LAHORE, February 24, 2012 (Balochistan Times): An instructor and trainee pilot were killed in a trainer plane crash at Model Town, H-Block here on Thursday.
Focusing on the Easter Rising of 1916 but including other Irish commemorated events such as the Rebellion of 1798, the Battle of the Somme and the 1981 H-Block Hunger Strike, this volume examines the political and social meanings that spring up around a complex and evolving definition of commemoration that involves not only marches and monuments but also the hardening of political positions and cultural antagonism.
It followed serious concerns about the level and condition of asbestos in the 40-year-old building, especially the central H-block.
EBAY bosses have shut down the auction of bits of Maze Prison items - including rubble that a seller claims was from the demolished H-Block where the hunger strikes took place.
A spokesman for the H-block prison campaign, Mr Danny Morrison said, 'He will not resign his seat and the hunger strike will take its course.
The newly created H-block has a west-facing forecourt on St James Place.
Two days after Christmas that year, Wright was brought out of his H-block in the Maze prison and escorted to a bus that was to take him to see visitors.
IT'S the summer of 1981 and one-by-one the H-block hunger strikers are dying, but 16-year-old Belfast grammar school boy Doug is more interested in the fluctuating fortunes of his favourite local band The Decadents, fronted by his friend Andy.
These two go into houses that make H-block cells look clean enough for the cast of Holby City to carry out operations in.