EU: UK monitors suspected radicals as part of European surveillance project - police keep tabs on activists from across the political spectrum


UK monitors suspected radicals as part of European surveillance project - police keep tabs on activists from across the political spectrum, documents obtained by EU civil liberties NGO reveal (Guardian, link). And see:

Statewatch analysis: Intensive surveillance of “violent radicalisation” extended to embrace suspected “radicals” from across the political spectrum: Targets include: “Extreme right/left, Islamist, nationalist, anti-globalisation etc” (pdf) by Tony Bunyan. See: Council of the European Union: Instrument for compiling data and information on violent radicalisation processes (EU doc no: 7984/10 ADD 1)

This adds to another plan on Protests in the EU: “Troublemakers” and “travelling violent offenders [undefined] to be recorded on database and targeted (Statewatch analysis, pdf)

 

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