The police are building a near 'impenetrable wall of silence' around some of their most secret and harmful practices, according to a new report out today (Tuesday 24 October). The report shows that over six years on from revelations about police infiltration of political activist groups, and more than two years since the establishment of a public inquiry to investigate their activity, little more has come to light about undercover policing practices.
There is an accountability gap at the heart of major British institutions, according to a new report published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies today. The report, Challenging state and corporate impunity: Is accountability possible?, includes contributions from a number of key activists engaged in holding institutions to account, such as Suresh Grover and Tony Bunyan.
In June 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies co-hosted the 'Challenging state and corporate impunity: Is accountability possible?' conference in London.
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, Director of the Monitoring Group, welcomes the appointment of the Chair of the Inquiry into police spying