Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Neither Confirm Nor Deny” practice criticised – key points over Operation Herne

Documents were released today outlining key concerns over the “Neither Confirm Nor Deny” (NCND) practice currently used by police investigating undercover policing. The documents were released following the issue of a press release by the women who are suing the Metropolitan Police, saying that they would not be cooperating with the police investigation. Operation Herne, […]

Correspondence released by Birnberg Peirce and partners

Following today’s announcement that the women taking legal action have written to Chief Constable Creedon to say that they will not cooperate with Operation Herne, the following documents have now been released. They outline the correspondence between the women’s solicitor, Harriet Wistrich of Birnberg Peirce and partners, and Chief Constable Creedon. The letters from Wistrich outline […]

Press release: Women reject secrecy of undercover policing inquiry

For immediate release: Eight women suing* the Metropolitan police for the harm caused by undercover police officers forming fraudulent long-term, intimate, sexual relationships with them, have written to Chief Constable Creedon to say that they will not cooperate with Operation Herne**. Chief Constable Creedon had asked them to provide detailed statements about their intimate relationships, […]

Harriet Wistrich speaks at Southbank / Royal Festival Hall – Thurs 29 Aug

Harriet Wistrich (solicitor for this case) will be a guest speaker at the following event in London, part of the Southbank Centre’s Revolutions literature series. Undercover: the true story of Britain’s secret police Thursday 29 August 2013 – 7.00pm Level 5 function room, Royal Festival Hall, London Tickets £8 plus booking fee; concessions available – […]