After serving 15 years in prison, the “Guildford Four” – Gerard Conlon, Patrick Armstrong, Carole Richardson and Paul Hill – are released for the wrongful conviction of the Guildford pub bombings in 1974. It is considered to be one of the biggest-ever miscarriages of justice in Britain.
Despite the IRA unit responsible for the attack standing up in court and admitting the attack, the British authorities framed four innocent people for the attack.
A worldwide campaign led to their release and in 2005, an unprecedented apology from the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair.
Photo: Shows Gerry Conlon being released