Since 1968, across the UK, individuals have been targeted by secret police due to their involvement in political activism. Citizens have been spied on, manipulated, and abused in order to undermine democratic participation in politics.
In October 2010, activists began to unmask undercover officers, who had infiltrated a cross section of social justice campaign groups. This expose resulted in significant media interest the has continued though coverage in the Guardian and elsewhere.
The Police response on all these matters has been “Neither Confirm Nor Deny". In July 2015 the Home Secretary announced the Undercover Policing Inquiry. Please help amplify the call for a transparent, robust and comprehensive public inquiry, sign the petition. and support the Judicial Review.