VETERAN civil rights campaigner Ivan Cooper received honorary degree from the Ulster University’s Chancellor James Nesbitt.
Nesbitt was the actor who played Ivan in one of the two films made about the events of Bloody Sunday massacre in 1972
Mr Cooper received his honorary Doctor in Law for his “services to the community” at from the UU’s Magee campus today.
It was in recognition of the 72-year-old’s distinguished services to peace and reconciliation in the North of Ireland.
The graduation ceremony was held in the Millennium Forum.
Mr Nesbitt said Ivan had been an “inspiration”.
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