Tag Archives: John Dines

Impressed by the bravery of Helen Steel and others fighting #spycops abuses? Show your solidarity!

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 […]

Former undercover confronted over relationship; revealed to be training police in Australia

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 […]