Today, 9 March 2016, the day after International Women’s day, news broke that Helen Steel had flown to Australia to confront her former partner. Years ago, he’d been an undercover officer who was paid to deceive her into a relationship, all ‘because’ she was a social justice and environmental campaigner. Now he teaches police in […]
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Helen Steel confronted former partner John Dines in Australia Statement read out in NSW parliament re Dines’ police training role Fear that former officers are teaching human rights abuses to new police recruits worldwide The campaigner Helen Steel (interviewed here by the Guardian) this week confronted her former partner and former undercover Met officer John […]
Helen, one of the women in this case, was interviewed on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme this morning. The four-minute clip can be heard here. There is more of Helen speaking about her experience here. For a statement from all of the women on yesterday’s hearing, see here.