Thursday, 10 February 2011

In Solidarity for Justice

Family members, relatives and friends of Manus Deery took part in this years 39th annual Bloody Sunday march displaying a new banner to mark the occasion which read 'Mauns Deery Murdered - Forsaken' to highlight the continued campaign by the Deery family.

This annual commemoration march takes place in Derry is seen as a platform for other campaigns for justice from Ireland and across the world to hihglight the contiued struggle against injustice.

Among those who attended this years event in solidarity with the Bloody Sunday families have been the family and relatives of those murdered on August 9th & 10th 1971 in West Belfast at the hands of soldiers from the British Army's Parachute Regiment. 

This murderous act happened just five months prior to those killed and injured on Bloody Sunday. The event itself became known as the Ballymurphy Massacre.

The Justice for Manus Deery campaign would like to thank everyone who expressed support and encouragement for our campaign during this year's Bloody Sunday march. Finally we extend our solidarity to all those who continue to struggle for truth and justice.