Tag Archives: secrecy

Briefing on “Neither confirm or deny” – a police tactic for secrecy

On April 5th, there will be a preliminary hearing for the Undercover Policing Inquiry, where the Metropolitan Police Service argue for further delays to the Inquiry and to reduce its scope. This is simply the latest attempt by the police to prevent information coming to light about their abusive undercover policing tactics. To illuminate this […]

Demonstration at Undercover Policing Inquiry hearing

Join us to demand disclosure on political policing abuses in the UK Where? Royal Courts of Justice When? 9-10am April 5th 2016 – on the first day of the hearing What? Demonstration- bring banners, & placards Who? Anyone who cares about our democracy It is over six years since the undercover policing scandal broke, creating […]

Women’s statement: Full investigation needed on undercover policing in Scotland

Four women deceived into relationships with undercover officers have made a joint statement criticising the new HMICS review into undercover policing, and demanding a full Public Inquiry into the undercover policing in Scotland. Full Statement from the four women: “One of the major concerns we have about the scope of the Inquiry into Undercover Policing […]

Brief Summary of Public Inquiry Secrecy Hearing

This week, on 22nd & 23rd of March, Pitchford heard arguments around how much secrecy there should be at the Public Inquiry into Undercover Policing. Full transcripts of the day one and day two are available. The hearing started with a lively demonstration outside the court, with singing and chanting about stopping secrecy, the police’s […]

Open Inquiry, Open Justice – A guide to submission to the Public Inquiry into Undercover Policing

We have produced a guide to the submission by non-police non-state Core Participants to the Public Inquiry into Undercover Policing, in response to police and state requests for secrecy.  Consisting of quotes from the submission itself, it can be found here: Open Inquiry Open Justice guide to NPSCP submission. On 22-23 March 2016 a crucial […]