About 1500 protesters marched through London on Sunday (July 12) calling for the release of jailed Northern Ireland Civil Rights leader Bernadette Devlin.
GV Marchers set off from Hyde Park.
SV Banners "We Demand Democracy in N.Ireland" and Connolly Association.
CU Trade Union banner
SV Child carried past procession marches into Oxford St.
GV PAN Rally assembled at Trafalgar Square.
SV Mrs. Edwina Stewart speaking.
CU Stewart continues.
GV Crowd in Square.
GV and SV Children look on as bonfire burns in Shankhill Road.
SV Armoured car passed bonfire.
SV Children dancing.
SV Rubbis is loaded on fire.
SV Armoured car passes
CU Women and child.
SV Union Jack flying.
SV Youths look at
CU and GV Fire.
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Background: About 1500 protesters marched through London on Sunday (July 12) calling for the release of jailed Northern Ireland Civil Rights leader Bernadette Devlin.
Northern Ireland, meanwhile, had a quiet weekend before the big Protestant Orangeman parades due on July 13, to celebrate the 280th Anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne. Throughout the night of 11-12 July, only a minor incident in which a celebration bonfire exploded disturbed the peace in the Protestant area of Belfast.
The Catholic Connolly Association which organised the London march from Speakers Corner to Trafalgar Square sent a telegram to 23-year-old Bernadette Devlin, the youngest member of the British Parliament.
It said her imprisonment was "A condemnation of the Governments that allow it".
Miss Devlin was sentenced to six months jail last month for her part in last year's rioting in Londonderry.
The rally also proposed a resolution calling for the immediate release of what it called "political prisoners" in Northern Ireland, including those arrested during recent arms searches by British troops.
The previous night in Belfast and throughout Northern Ireland bonfires blazed to celebrate the 17th century victory of Protestant Ireland.
Huge mounds of timber, old chairs and mattresses burned fiercely while crowds sang Protestant songs around them, and British troops kept a watch for possible disturbances.
When one bonfire exploded in Belfast, they quickly sealed off roads leading to Catholic areas in case the crowd started to move that way.
Windows were shattered, but no-one was hurt.