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  Bloody Sunday (1972) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On Sunday January 30, 1972, in an incident since known as Bloody Sunday, 26 Irish Civil Rights protestors were shot by members of 2nd Batallion of the British Parachute Regiment during a Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association march in the Bogside area of the city of Derry, Northern Ireland.
Bloody Sunday remains among the most significant events in the recent troubles of Northern Ireland, arguably because it was carried out by the army and not paramilitaries.
In The Road To Bloody Sunday, local GP Dr. Raymond McClean estimated the crowd as 15,000, which is the figure used by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey in Parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bloody_Sunday_(1972)   (2867 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bloody Sunday (1913), violence in Dublin on 31 August 1913 during the Dublin Lockout
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Bloody Sunday (1965), violence during the Selma to Montgomery marches on 7 March 1965
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 MovieFreak.com - Bloody Sunday DVD Review
This drama follows the events that lead up to the tragic incident on January 30, 1972 in the Northern Ireland town of Derry when a protest march led by civil rights activist Ivan Cooper (Nesbitt) was fired upon by British troops, killing 13 protesters and wounding 14 more.
Bloody Sunday’s transfer is a little dark thanks to the film’s visual style, but the presentation is very good overall.
Bloody Sunday: History Retold – This feature, running circa 20 minutes, combines interviews and footage of the film to create the mood and confusion that took place on the bloody Sunday, January 30th, 1972.
www.moviefreak.com /dvd/b/bloodysunday_a.htm   (1229 words)

  
 January 11, 2002
"Bloody Sunday" refers to Sunday, Jan. 30, 1972, when an outburst of political violence erupted in the predominantly Roman Catholic city of Londonderry in British-ruled Northern Ireland.
And in January 1972 it called for a march in Londonderry to protest government internment camps where people suspected of insurgent activities were being held without trial.
Organized by the independent curator Trisha Ziff and the Bloody Sunday Trust and installed at the photography center by Brian Wallis and Kristen Lubben, it begins in no-nonsense narrative style with a sequence of photographs reconstructing the events of that afternoon: the march, the spraying of the crowd with dye and gas, the shootings.
www.arts.rpi.edu /~ruiz/IDIspring04/bloodysunday.html   (1285 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday (2002): Reviews
For the viewer, the miracle of Bloody Sunday is that firm moral judgment can exist side by side with a wild and bitter exhilaration in the sheer physicality of violence.
Bloody Sunday doesn't surrender its grip on the viewer even after the action shifts from the streets of Bogside to a local hospital where the weeping masses are still under the guns of the war-painted British soldiers.
At its best, Bloody Sunday produces the same chilling illusion of history writ large, clearly detailing the strategies of both sides, then blankly observing the conflict through unadorned, newsreel camera stock and the precise orchestration of large-scale chaos.
www.metacritic.com /video/titles/bloodysunday   (969 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday
On January 30, 1972, British soldiers opened fire on a march in the town of Derry, killing 13 Irishmen and injuring many others.
The events depicted in Bloody Sunday were also immortalized in the U2 song "Sunday Bloody Sunday," and continue to have political reverberations even to this day.
Bloody Sunday powerfully traces the fateful and controversial events of that one day from both sides.
www.haro-online.com /movies/bloody_sunday.html   (550 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday
Paul Greengrass writes and directs Bloody Sunday as a summary of approximately 12 hours in the history of the town of Derry, specifically the day of a Civil Rights march that explodes into violence, not so much by the demonstrators as by an overzealous military force sent to keep the event from becoming violent.
As a film, Bloody Sunday is a daring exploration of style for narrative, though one wonders how much of its style is dictated by budget.
Alternating between the march organizer, a young marcher, several soldiers, the British military command center, the march and subsequent rally, the events unfold in a stop-and-start method that cannot contain their tragedy, separating each moment as if any could have been the turning point, the moment when this event could have been avoided.
www.filmmonthly.com /Video/Articles/BloodySunday/BloodySunday.html   (569 words)

  
 CAIN: Events: Bloody Sunday - Chronology
This is a draft (v1) of some of the main events which took place in the lead up to, and in the wake of, 'Bloody Sunday', 30 January 1972.
'Bloody Sunday' refers to the shooting dead by the British Army of 13 civilans (and the wounding of another 14 people, one of whom later died) during a Civil Rights march in Derry.
The response of the people of Derry to this choice of candidate, was for the most part one of scepticism and a lack of confidence in his ability to be objective.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /events/bsunday/chron.htm   (3846 words)

  
 Troops Out Movement - Bloody Sunday
In 1972 after Bloody Sunday 472 people died, in 1973 that figure was 252, in 1974 there were 294 deaths, in 1975 a total of 257 died and in 1976 almost 300 people lost their lives.
Bloody Sunday changed all that as it showed the British state killing people who were ostensibly their own citizens and then lying to the world about what had happened.
The Bloody Sunday Inquiry was told on Monday that not one of the soldiers or their commanding officers had told the truth when they gave evidence about the events of January 1972.
www.troopsoutmovement.com /bloodysunday.htm   (13909 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday (Jan 30, 1972)
Bloody Sunday was, if you like, the end of the old, because it was the last time there had been a major march where thousands and thousands of ordinary people came out onto the streets in protest.
It meant that you no longer had a civil rights aspect to the conflict; it moved from the politics of the street to straightforward warfare between the IRA and the army and the police; it meant that the British government removed all authority from the Northern Ireland government.
After Bloody Sunday, you have the introduction of direct rule, which some people saw as a victory for the campaign, and, therefore, the campaign should stop and accept what had been gained up until then.
radio.weblogs.com /0114633/stories/2003/03/03/bloodySundayjan301972.html   (1213 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday (Ireland) - MSN Encarta
Bloody Sunday (Ireland), incident in Northern Ireland in 1972 in which a number of protestors taking part in a banned march in Londonderry (Derry) were shot by the British Army.
In Ireland, for 50 years the term “Bloody Sunday” evoked a memory of November 21, 1920, when 14 British secret service men were simultaneously killed by the Irish Volunteers in their Dublin homes, and in retaliation Auxiliary police killed 12 spectators and players and injured 60 others at a Dublin football match.
But since Sunday January 30, 1972 the term has been re-applied to the shooting of 26 men, 13 fatally, by the British Army in Londonderry following a banned march protesting against internment (imprisonment without trial).
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_781561891/Bloody_Sunday_(Ireland).html   (554 words)

  
 CNN - Report: Britain plans probe of 'Bloody Sunday' - January 28, 1998
Fourteen people were killed on "Bloody Sunday," January 30, 1972, when British troops opened fire after a civil rights march in the city of Londonderry in Northern Ireland.
"Bloody Sunday" is one of the most emotive dates in the guerrilla war that has killed 3,200 people since 1969.
'Bloody Sunday' was the point where democracy went out of the window and we've had political war ever since," said Cathal Crumley, a Sinn Fein councilor in Londonderry.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9801/28/n.ireland.bloody.sunday/index.html   (454 words)

  
 DVD: Those Are Real Bullets: Bloody Sunday, Derry, 1972 $4.00   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In terms of sheer body counts, Bloody Sunday was not the wоrst day of the Troubles, аs a number of IRA and Loyalist atrocities were to kill mоrе people.
However, the negative impact of Bloody Sunday on the course of thе Troubles was incalculable.
Both the British military and the victim's movements on Bloody Sunday are rе-trасеd in detail, and while Pringle and Jacobson's effort is реrhарs not as objective as lauded in thе promotional blurb on the cover, Those Are Real Bullets is compulsive reading fоr anyone interested in the struggle for total demilitarisation of Northern Ireland.
www.collection-anime.com /tovar30383032313338373939.html   (1331 words)

  
 The National Archives Learning Curve | Education Service Workshops | Bloody Sunday
This workshop aims to help students investigate and understand the events of Bloody Sunday, and the different interpretations regarding what happened and who was responsible, through the study of original documents held at the National Archives.
This exercise is based on a transcript of the ITV 'This Week' programme about the events of Bloody Sunday, broadcast on 3 February 1972.
This activity concludes the workshop with a study of the original Widgery Report into the events of Bloody Sunday, and the alternative Dash Report that was produced in response to it.
www.learningcurve.gov.uk /workshops/sunday.htm   (788 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday
The succinct day-in-the-life style that the helmer of "Bloody Sunday" adopts also holds kin to the Ridley Scott's gut-wrenching "Black Hawk Down." Greengrass uses brief views into the different facets of the players of that day, separated by flness, to build the tensions as the two forces come together for the inevitable confrontation.
On January 30, 1972, an Irish Catholic civil rights march in Derry came up against a British military with an agenda to arrest 500 'hooligans' and 'players.' Thirteen civilians were killed and fourteen wounded in the event which became known as "Bloody Sunday."
Their counterparts in the field are Gerry Donaghy (Declan Duddy, whose uncle was the first killed on Bloody Sunday), a seventeen year old just out of prison for stone throwing, and Paratrooper 27 (Mike Edwards, an ex-infantry soldier), a young soldier whose unit fired most of the shots that day.
www.reelingreviews.com /bloodysunday.htm   (1258 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Bloody Sunday Tribunal began on Monday 27 March 2000 at 10.30am and the transcript of each day's proceedings will be posted on the tribunal website each evening.
As required the Bloody Sunday Trust and the families will comment on the proceedings via press statements which will be available at their own site.
Submission to the UN on 'Bloody Sunday', 30th January 1972 - Summary of the Submission to the Special Rapporteur on summary and arbitrary executions: the murder of 13 civilians by soldiers of The British Army on 'Bloody Sunday', 30th January 1972.
www.serve.com /pfc/bs/bsintro.html   (488 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Bloody Sunday Tribunal of Inquiry under Lord Saville re-convened on 13th November to hear opening statements from counsel for the families of those killed and the injured.
The Bloody Sunday Trust was set up in 1997 by family members, legal and health professionals, and individuals concerned with educating society about our shared history, in an effort to build a common future.
We are involved in educational programmes with schools and university students, and organise and facilitate visits to the Bloody Sunday Centre by groups from a broad spectrum, including victims of the conflict, ex-prisoners, human rights organisations and community groups.
www.corrymeela.org /Articles/bloody_sunday.html   (1426 words)

  
 CNN.com - Bloody Sunday remembered - January 30, 2002
An inquiry currently being held into the events of Bloody Sunday has been temporarily be suspended as a mark of respect.
A photograph of Edward Daly -- who went on to become a Catholic Bishop -- waving a blood-splattered handkerchief was shown around the world after Bloody Sunday and Daly became a hero for administering last rites to victims amid the gunfire.
A first inquiry held shortly after Bloody Sunday exonerated the military and no soldier has ever faced charges in connection with the deaths.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/01/30/nireland.sunday1115/index.html   (363 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday
In documentary style, Paul Greengrass' BLOODY SUNDAY, which chronicles the events of January 30, 1972 in Derry, Ireland, is filmed with gritty gray realness.
Bloody Sunday not only is a classic study in the way things can go devastatingly, violently wrong, but also a lesson in the importance of not letting that happen.
Bloody Sunday has the grace to call for prevention rather than to place blame, making it one of the best war movies ever made.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/bloody_sunday   (940 words)

  
 sunday, bloody sunday
On Sunday January 30, 1972 British paratroops shot dead 13 unarmed demonstrators on the streets of the Bogside in Derry.
Every year since 1972 the Bloody Sunday demonstrations in Derry and in Britain has sought to draw attention to what happened, focusing not just on the shooting of peaceful demonstrators protesting against internment without trial and for civil rights, but on its political significance.
The supreme irony of the "peace process" is that the Derry IRA man, who, the British farcically claim, fired an alleged shot that triggered Bloody Sunday, is now the Minster for Education at Stormont.
www.geocities.com /youth4sa/bloodysunday.html   (807 words)

  
 The Bloody Sunday Tribunal -- The Wild Geese Today
It was uncanny and a sign of the open wound which Bloody Sunday still is and the ability of a British red beret to send Irish blood pressure skywards.
They had come to show their solidarity with the families of the dead and the Bloody Sunday wounded and to follow them in a silent and dignified procession to the steps of Derry's Guildhall.
Derry native Don Mullan, co-producer of the film "Bloody Sunday," is author of "Eyewitness: Bloody Sunday: The Truth" (Wolfhound Press 1997), which became an important catalyst in the victims' families' successful campaign for the establishment of a new "Bloody Sunday" inquiry.
www.thewildgeese.com /pages/saville.html   (1459 words)

  
 spiked-politics | Article | Bloody Sunday: why now?
It is striking that Bloody Sunday only became a live, public debate among the British government and military after the IRA ceasefire in August 1994 and the end of the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Rather than being a traditional legal investigation of the whats, wheres and whys of Bloody Sunday, the inquiry is giving space for everybody affected by the events of 30 January 1972 to open their hearts and express their emotions, becoming what one Irish journalist called 'a very emotional experience'.
But today's obsession with Bloody Sunday is taking place at a time when, far from being freed to get on with their lives and to move society forward, people in Northern Ireland are being imprisoned in their past, encouraged to wallow in the terrible events of the past 30 years.
www.spiked-online.com /Articles/00000002D3D1.htm   (2172 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday Trust- How you can help the Trust.
Bloody Sunday Trust- How you can help the Trust.
One of the protests took place in Derry on the 30th Jan 1972, the day that is now known as Bloody Sunday.
Relatives, wounded and their supporters c0me together to establish the Bloody Sunday Justice Campaign.
www.bloodysundaytrust.org /edubackground.htm   (872 words)

  
 Bloody Sunday - Synopsis - Moviefone
Based on the book “Eyewitness Bloody Sunday,” this film portrays the events of January 30, 1972 in Derry, Northern Ireland -- otherwise known as Bloody Sunday -- when British troops clashed with local civil rights activists, who were holding a nonviolent march to support Irish self-government.
The story focuses on rally organizer Ivan Cooper, (James Nesbitt), a Protestant living in the Catholic sector, and Gerry Donaghy (Declan Duddy), a rebellious Catholic teen with a Protestant girlfriend.
Bloody Sunday resulted in the deaths of 13 unarmed civilians.
movies.aol.com /movie/bloody-sunday/13009/synopsis   (95 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Bloody Sunday (Widescreen): DVD: Paul Greengrass,Allan Gildea,Gerard Crossan,Mary Moulds,Carmel ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Paul Greengrass' Bloody Sunday has been a film festival favorite, and received a good deal of critical praise, but despite the importance of the subject matter and the visceral power of Greengrass' filmmaking, the film is far from flawless.
"Bloody Sunday" is shot using hand held cameras and dramatic fade-outs and fade-ins to add a dimension of slowly unfolding tension to the actions of the characters, and it works.
Bloody Sunday is one of those days that needs to be remembered in vivid detail....not only so that justice can be served for the killing of innocent Irish citizens...but so an attrocity such as this never occurs again.
www.amazon.ca /Bloody-Sunday-Widescreen-Paul-Greengrass/dp/B00008DDHZ   (3045 words)

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