Tag Archives: RIPA

Spycops Appeal: Partial Victory

The Court of Appeal yesterday ruled on the ‘spycops’ appeal which was heard in October.  I previously wrote about the appeal here  and commented on the undercover policing revelations in general here. The case is a complex one; there are essentially two sets of claims being brought by eight Claimants represented by two law firms.  The […]

“Raped by the state”: undercover policing exposed

Hats off to Paul Lewis and Channel 4, who last night managed to shed some well-needed light on the extent to which undercover police officers are used to spy on British activists. ‘Dispatches: The Police’s Dirty Secret’ centres around former undercover officer Peter Francis, who has decided to blow the whistle on the operations of […]