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Undercover cops


Spy cops followed Tariq Ali and hundreds of unnamed activists for years, inquiry reveals

Spy cops followed Tariq Ali and hundreds of unnamed activists for years, inquiry reveals The marathon whitewash of the Undercover Policing Inquiry finally got around to hearing evidence this week

How the spy cops were set up to infiltrate the left

How the spy cops were set up to infiltrate the left Parliament and the press fumed with growing paranoia as the revolts of 1968 entered Britain.

Spy cops inquiry gives glimpse of scale of state infiltration

Spy cops inquiry gives glimpse of scale of state infiltration An inquiry has told 19 families that their dead children’s identities were stolen by spycops

Spy cops inquiry will not give their victims justice

Spy cops inquiry will not give their victims justice As the Undercover Policing Inquiry hearings begin, Simon Basketter says this latest chapter will not tell us the whole truth

Spy cop who was used against the Stephen Lawrence family

Spy cop who was used against the Stephen Lawrence family The third police spy who targeted those fighting for justice for Stephen Lawrence has been named.

Be wise to the spies’ lies

Be wise to the spies’ lies New revelations this week have underlined the extent of the British state’s spying operation in socialist organisations.

The spy at the heart of the Lawrence campaign

22 April 2018
Days before the 25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s murder, we learned a little more about how the state used spies to undermine the Lawrence family.

A legacy of spies’ lies

27 February 2018
Intelligence services are neither intelligent nor a service. But the spooks are a dangerous force used to subvert opposition to our rulers

Revealed - how spy cops are waging a new Cold War against Muslims

10 May 2016
The security services use tried and tested propaganda and snooping to divide and terrorise, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Make the spy cops probe transparent

22 March 2016
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has demanded that Lord Justice Pitchford must conduct an “open and transparent inquiry” into undercover police.

'We cannot tolerate a whitewash' say campaigners as spy cops face a three-year inquiry

21 July 2015
The terms of reference of a public inquiry into spy cops were published last week. 

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