UNDERCOVER POLICING: Pressure Intensifies on Inquiry to Include Scotland


"The Pitchford public inquiry into undercover policing is still limbering up and defining its terms, so it’s unclear how trustworthy it will be. One of the major sticking points is that it is limited to deeds done by officers of English and Welsh forces whilst in England and Wales.

The 13 known officers – less than 10% of the true total – worked in 17 other countries. Most of them worked in Scotland. When we say “worked”, we mean doing what the Metropolitan Police themselves describe as being 'a violation of human rights, an abuse of police power… abusive, deceitful, manipulative and wrong.'

If this is what we know already, we can be sure there is more to come. To underline that point, the officer newly exposed last week, Carlo Neri, was also active in Scotland."


See the full text: Pressure Intensifies on Inquiry to Include Scotland (Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance, link)

See also: Profile: New Scottish police chief Phil Gormley linked to #spycops scandal (Undercover Research Group, link)

 

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