1991: Release of the “Birmingham Six.”

capture
Release of the Birmingham Six, 1991.  Photograph by Brian Harris.
Six Irishmen were wrongly imprisoned for life for the IRA’s Birmingham pub bombings in 1974.
Doubts about their convictions soon emerged, and the sentences were finally quashed in March 1991.
The Independent was part of the campaign for justice and was pleased to publish this joyous image.
See more great images via Independent

Please Leave A Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s