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Another IRA convict joins hunger strike

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around the World, Edited by Clara Germani / September 22, 1981


Jailed Irish Republican Army guerrilla James Devine began a hunger strike Monday, bringing to eight the number of men fasting for prison reforms, a government spokesman said. Ten guerrillas have already starved themselves to death in the hunger strike campaign.

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Meanwhile, a Protestant extremist group that shot and killed a Belfast hairdresser it claimed was an IRA informer said it had a hit list of other suspected informers.