undercover policing

Spycops in context

The 'Spycops in context' papers historicises and analyses the practice of the British secret state, demonstrating how undercover policing has been one tool in a centuries-old apparatus of political policing designed to undermine dissent.

 

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. 

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.

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