Tag Archives: Mark Kennedy

Challenge to political policing inquiry, as document confirms Irish police had ‘relationship’ with British ‘spycop’

The Canary has a copy of a letter that confirms the Garda (the Irish police service) had a “relationship” with British undercover police officer – or ‘spycop’ – Mark Kennedy. And the revelation increases pressure on the Pitchford inquiry into … Continue reading

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Destruction of political policing files goes back decades: will the Met face charges?

According to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), multiple undercover police files were destroyed in 2014. One consultant to the Council of Europe on human rights law, has said this may equate to a perversion of the course of justice. But what the IPCC … Continue reading

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Confirmation UK spycops in France – implications for Pitchford Inquiry into undercover policing?

British police officers linked to Counter Terrorism Command (also known as SO15 ) and the National Domestic Extremism and Disorder Intelligence Unit (NDEDIU) have been spotted hanging around the ‘Calais Jungle’ refugee camp area.   Photojournalist Jason Parkinson recognised the two police officers. He had … Continue reading

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Iceland: Pirate Party MP/activist agrees to testify as UK spycop scandal remains unresolved

A leading Icelandic MP, whose party is heading the polls to win the next general election, has stated she is willing to testify regarding the undercover activities of UK spycop Mark Kennedy in Iceland. Significantly, the MP is a member … Continue reading

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Tarnac: more evidence re UK spycops’ role – grounds to drop charges, extend Pitchford

More evidence has been found regarding instructions given to undercover  police officer Mark Kennedy by his spycop supervisors to infiltrate a group of French environmental protesters, subsequently dubbed the ‘Tarnac 9’. A week ago we published an extract from Kennedy’s police … Continue reading

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The spycops experiment: from blacklisting agents to social pariahs – and next?

Recently it was revealed how the late Tory prime minister Edward Heath had not only been aware of but encouraged the broadcasting of a TV documentary critical of the Shrewsbury pickets. These were men who merely wanted better working conditions, … Continue reading

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The Mark Kennedy police files that CPS hid – part 2: ‘Operation Pegasus’

Mark Kennedy was a prolific spycop, working as an agent provocateur in numerous countries on behalf of UK intelligence (via the National Public Order Intelligence Unit) and, later, via private security firms. One of Kennedy’s more publicised operations saw him … Continue reading

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