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John Hume: Principled politician who put peace in Northern Ireland above all else

Independent Monday, 3 August 2020
Like so many, the Derryman took part in the civil rights protests and marches that began in 1968. Despite harassment and death threats from every side, he went on to form a party that eschewed violence and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his crucial role in the Good Friday Agreement
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North Ireland leader John Hume passes away 01:53

Tributes are being paid to the Nobel prize winner, and leading player in the Northern Ireland peace process.

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