News

Imran Khan on racism in the Metropolitan Police

Imran Khan, the Lawrence family solicitor, has written an article in response to the BBC's three-part documentary on Stephen Lawrence's murder, 'Stephen: The Murder That Changed a Nation'.

In The Guardian article, Khan questions whether anything has changed within the Metropolitan Police since Stephen Lawrence's murder in 1993 and emphasises how much work is to be done to shape a racially just society and police force. 

In 2015, along with Monitoring Group, Imran...

19 April 2018
News

Latest on the Undercover Policing Inquiry

Following revelations that undercover police officers infiltrated hundreds of political and justice campaigns in the UK, the government launched an Undercover Policing Inquiry in 2015.

Three years later, to cries of ‘no justice, no peace’, dozens of spying victims marched out of the latest Inquiry hearing, denouncing the process and calling for the resignation of presiding judge John Mitting.

Our Research Fellow Connor Woodman explains...

26 March 2018
Publication

What’s the worst that could happen? The death of Christopher Alder

Janet Alder tells of her brother’s unlawful killing in custody and the subsequent police surveillance of her family We were originally given 11 minutes of video evidence of Christopher dying on a custody suite floor, with his trousers and boxer shorts down to his knees, with five police...
By 
Janet Alder
cjm 101: #BlackLivesMatter
News

Under attack we fight back

On Sunday, 7 June a meeting is being held for supporters of the Mark Duggan campaign for justice to discuss the role of Operation Trident in Duggan's death and wider issues of police corruption and malpractice.

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28 May 2015
News

Preparing for the Inquiry into police spying

On Wednesday 25 March 2015, The Monitoring Group, in collaboration with the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, held a meeting to discuss how to ensure that the judge led inquiry into police spying meets the needs and demands of the victims of police actions. 

Suresh Grover of The...

30 March 2015
Comment

Police spying inquiry offers opportunity to right wrongs

The Monitoring Group welcomes the announcement by the Home Secretary of the Chair of the Inquiry into Police Spying of protest groups, justice campaigns and others. This is an important step...

By 
Suresh Grover
12 March 2015
News

Police corruption, racism and spying conference on film

On Friday 5 and Saturday 6 February 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and The Monitoring Group held the 'Police corruption, spying and racism' conference at Conway Hall, London. The video footage from many of the sessions are now available to view online via...

17 February 2015
News

Policing conference footage now available

On Friday 5 and Saturday 6 February we held a conference in conjunction with The Monitoring Group, Tottenham Rights and Imran Khan & Partners. We heard from a range of moving and inspiring speakers on police corruption, spying, racism and accountability. 

Video footage from many of...

24 February 2015