Running Time: 18 mins 17 secs
On Sunday, 30th January 1972, British soldiers from the Parachute Regiment opened fire on a peaceful civil rights march in Derry, murdering 14 people – many of them shot in the back as they ran from the gunfire.
50 years on, there’s still no justice – and in a suddenly more dangerous world, this is a stark reminder of just how brutal, violent, and downright cowardly the British state can be.
London Region RMT was one of only two union delegations from England who attended the 50th anniversary Bloody Sunday march (the other was the Durham Miners Association). But it’s vital that trade unionists support the continuing struggle for justice for one of the worst atrocities committed by the British state against its own citizens.