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Bernadette Devlin Convicted for Role in Northern Ireland Riot

In August 1969, Bernadette Devlin was arrested during the Battle of the Bogside, a riot that protested the British occupation of Northern Ireland. Convicted in 1970, she spent four months in prison while still an MP. In an interview following her conviction, Devlin strongly defends her position.

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    In August 1969, Bernadette Devlin was arrested during the Battle of the Bogside, a riot that protested the British occupation of Northern Ireland. Convicted in 1970, she spent four months in prison while still an MP. In an interview following her conviction, Devlin strongly defends her position.

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