Monthly Archives: January 2016

Judgment entered against police in undercover relationships case

On Friday 15th January 2016, the Metropolitan Police withdrew their defence in a case brought against them over undercover police relationships. In a significant development at the High Court, the police asked for judgment to be entered against them in respect of the claims for deceit, assault/battery, misfeasance in public office and negligence. The claim […]

Spycops past, spycops present

TODAY 15 January 2016 is the anniversary of dramatic events in Berlin, when people stormed the Stasi HQ to stop the destruction of files, and halted a cover-up of the secret police’s activities. Marking that day gives us an insight into present challenges: the ongoing secrecy and cover-up over UK ‘spycops’. These are the undercover […]

Solidarity demo: Friday 15 January 2016, 1pm, High Court, London

Please share widely! 15th January 1990 – Stasi Secret Police Smoke is seen rising from Stasi HQ in Berlin, as officers desperately try to burn the evidence of their abuses. People storm the complex to stop the destruction, and demand access to the files that had been compiled on them. 15th January 2016 – UK […]

Women’s statement re Stasi anniversary and UK Spycops: “Release the names, open the files”

The eight women in this case have issued the following statement ahead of the coming court hearing and anniversary: “Friday 15th January 2016 will see the first hearing in our legal case against undercover policing since the historic apology issued just over two months ago by the Metropolitan Police to seven of us who were […]