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Catholics formed the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association in protest in the late 1960s.
He was shot while trying to escape from soldiers; The commanding officer of the paratroopers, Lieutenant Colonel Derek Wilford, disobeyed an order from a superior officer not to enter troops into the nationalist Bogside estate; No blame was placed on the organisers of the march, the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association, while neither the UK nor Northern Ireland governments planned or foresaw the use of unnecessary lethal force.
This neglected responsibility led to the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association and eventually to bloody conflict in the North between the IRA and British military forces and the IRA and loyalist paramilitaries.
He quickly became an active supporter of the movement and joined the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association in 1967.
Charles Meehan, a former police officer, said in a statement to the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association in 1972 that he spotted paratroopers in a derelict building and said to a companion: "We're in a very exposed and dangerous position if shooting does start.