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Northern Ireland civil rights leader Ivan Cooper dies

File photo dated 11/8/16 of Ivan Cooper, 75, one of the founders of Northern Ireland's civil rights movement, who has died in hospital on Wednesday morning after a long period of ill health. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday June 26, 2019. The former Stormont MP, who helped found the SDLP, led the fateful civil rights march in Londonderry on Bloody Sunday when soldiers shot dead 13 protesters in January 1972. He was also at the forefront of another landmark civil rights march in Derry in October 1968.See PA story DEATH Cooper. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

By David Young, Press Association Ivan Cooper, one of the founders of Northern Ireland's civil rights movement, has died. Mr Cooper, 75, died in hospital on Wednesday morning after a long period of ill health. The former Stormont MP, who helped found the SDLP, led the fateful civil rights march in Londonderry on Bloody Sunday...

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