>FIT at Free Tibet March

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>Tibetans protesting in London recently must have been very reassured by the presence of FIT photographers. There are stories of the Chinese embassy refusing visas to Tibetans spotted on demos, but of course we can be sure that no photographs taken by the Mets finest would be used for such a purpose as that. Well […]

>Are you Redwatch in disguise? FITwatch at the STWC demo

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> It seems that the FIT are on the back foot these days: they were defensive and camera shy on Saturday, and less responsive to our taunts and jeers. Their confidence must have dwindled. They also didn’t get much support from the other marchers this time: it seems now their ‘legitimacy’ is being questioned by […]

>Shell to Sea campaign demo, London, St Patrick’s Day

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>”Shell to Sea” campaign demo in London, St Patrick’s Day (Monday 17th March).Started off at 1100 at Shell’s UK head office then later moved on to the Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel where some Shell bigwigs were gathered. Only spotted a couple of FIT-types outside Shell’s offices, and they were being very coy. Whenever they saw […]

>Fitwatchers arrested for “intimidating the police” at STWC march

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> Four people were arrested near Trafalgar Square around 1:15pm on Saturday during the Stop the war Coalition rally, accused of intimidating a Forward Intelligence Team. Officer XB92 ‘Wayne’ Rooney (pictured here on Mayday 2007) requested back-up from three van loads of the Met’s ‘Griffon’ squad -supposed to provide additional security against “the threat of […]

>Fitwatch at Stop the War March

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>15th March 2008Meet Trafalgar Square, 12 noon (look for people with black fitwatch bandannas) Fed up with marching from A to B?Fed up with being horded around Central London?Fed up with being filmed for attending a march? On 15th March, Stop the War Coalition have called another march in Central London. The Fit Teams will, […]

>FIT at Kurdish protest

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>FIT monitoring a Kurdish peace protest in London on the 2nd March. Gathering intelligence relating to ‘public order’ situations? Or intimidating people so that they might think twice about turning up to a public demonstration next time, for fear of being branded a ‘trouble maker’ or even a terrorist? The cop appears to be MD […]

>Prosecution stamps feet and refuses to admit defeat in Fitwatch trial

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>The Fitwatch climate camp trial came to an abrupt halt on Thursday after the senior CPS lawyer sulked about losing an application to an unrepresented defendant and decided to take the District Judge’s decision to Judicial Review. The application, to amend the charge of obstruct police to obstructing a cameraman assisting the police, was one […]