>Hands Off Gaza : Saturday 3rd Jan 12.30pm London Embankment

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

>On Saturday the 3rd January there will be another demonstration in solidarity with the people of Gaza and to call (once again) for an end to Israeli attacks. The horror being inflicted upon Gaza is such that the job of dealing with the FIT could be seen as almost trivial in comparison, and for that […]

>FIT officer admits in court to the existence of a protester database.

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

> A Forward Intelligence Team (FIT) officer this week admitted publicly that he entered data from FIT operations onto a centrally operated database. This is the first time the Met has publicly acknowledged the existence a database containing details of people involved in political protest. The admission is significant because this database would hold a […]

>A privatised police force, just for us…?

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

> It’s hard to know for sure, but it seems probable that the officers pictured above at Smash EDO in Brighton were collecting ‘intelligence’ on behalf of the National Public Order Intelligence Unit (NPOIU). The NPOIU work alongside that other lovely bunch, NETCU (National Extremism Tactical Co-ordination Unit) who came to public attention recently by […]

>European Court Rules on DNA

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Uncategorized

>European Court Rules on DNA The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg yesterday found that the keeping of DNA from people who have no criminal convictions was a breach of their Article 8 rights to privacy. This should mean that the police will be forced to destroy hundreds of thousands of samples, including 40,000 […]