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‘Spycop’ scandal hits new low with claim that officer exploited elderly activist as part of cover

An undercover police officer allegedly befriended an elderly activist as cover for intelligence-gathering. She was partially blind and deaf. The ‘spycop’ went on to head Special Branch. To read more, click here. Advertisements

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Czechmate: the real story behind the Jeremy Corbyn ‘spy’ hoax

As allegations broke in the Murdoch press that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was a Soviet collaborator, one man was ready and waiting in the wings to help keep the story at the top of the news agenda for as long … Continue reading

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An inquiry just provided a glimpse into the British state’s secret war on political activists

The cover names of three police officers who spied on political activists have just been revealed by an inquiry into undercover policing. The three officers infiltrated high-profile campaigns at a time of great public anger. Inquiry documents and secret intelligence … Continue reading

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Exposed: the staggering hypocrisy of a ‘spycop’ accused of sexually exploiting a teenager

Andy Coles, a former undercover police officer – or ‘spycop’ – who spied on political activists, was exposed earlier this year after it was reported he formed a relationship with a teenage girl as part of his operations cover. He … Continue reading

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Resignation of ‘spycop’ accused of sexually exploiting teenage girl raises questions of accountability

Andrew Wallace Jardine Coles resigned on Monday 15 May 2017 from the senior post of Deputy Police Commissioner for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, after his past was exposed by independent researchers. But that should not be the end of the story. … Continue reading

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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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As Met Police are investigated for illegal hacking, claims of ‘spycops’ cover-up widen

A whistleblower has alleged that the destruction of ‘spycops’ files by Metropolitan Police Service undercover units was far more extensive than admitted. Additional information about this has been sourced by The Canary. The whistleblower made the claims in a letter to … Continue reading

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