Tag Archives: Operation Herne

Recent media coverage

As we announced yesterday, the women and their legal team are examining the two reports that were released yesterday, and the announcement of a public inquiry. In the meantime here is a select list of media articles on the events….. BBC Newsnight 6/3/14 (available for 7 days from broadcast date) BBC – “Undercover police – […]

Today’s news #2 – Herne report

In the second big news of the day, Operation Herne’s second report was published. This is the police investigation headed by Mick Creedon (the report is therefore has been referred to as the Creedon report). This report includes the issue of undercover officers engaging in relationships. The women and the legal team for this case […]

Fighting police secrecy: recent developments (alongside this case)

Today we announced that the next hearing in this case will take place in mid-March. Alongside this case, here is a round-up of other developments in the struggle for justice and accountability over undercover policing – and how they link to this legal action: – This Monday 27 January, in Southwark Crown Court, John Jordan, […]

Joint statement: No faith in Herne; call for full public inquiry

This last autumn the women who are bringing this case, and their solicitors, met with other individuals, organisations and lawyers affected by undercover police operations. A statement (see below) below was issued as a result. In the statement, the signatories – including those involved in this case – emphasise that they have “no faith in […]

Whistleblower and Channel 4 threatened by police

The Guardian newspaper reported this week (on Monday 13 January 2014) that Senior Police are trying to force Channel 4 to hand over documents and unseen footage arising from their interviews with Peter Francis, a former undercover officer who turned whistleblower. The police say that they need the material as they are investigating whether a […]