Monthly Archives: November 2016

One year since the Met apologised – our work is very much still needed

A year ago last weekend, the Metropolitan Police issued an historic apology to seven of the eight women we had been supporting in their legal action against the police after they were deceived into relationships with undercover police. Today, despite these consolatory words from the police, we are supporting two other legal actions, and talking […]

Public Inquiry Progress Briefing

We have written a Progress Briefing on the Inquiry into Undercover Policing. Below is the introduction, written by Harriet Wistrich, Solicitor for the Eight Women Case. The briefing is downloadable here: Inquiry Progress Nov16. When the then Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced in parliament on 6 March 2014 that she was persuaded of the need […]

Picket: Don’t let the Police derail the Inquiry!

Sixteen months into the Public Inquiry into undercover policing, and a whole year after the Metropolitan Police apologised to some of the women who’d been deceived into relationships with undercover officers… There has still been no disclosure about these human rights abuses. The police are doing their best to derail the Inquiry and obstruct the […]