>Predatory policing

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>This is the article that appeared as a Comment is Free peice on the Guardian website As my arrest and imprisonment demonstrates, the preventative policing model is a licence to harass legitimate protestersFit Watch was formed in response to more than 10 years of harassment and intimidation of protesters by the Forward Intelligence Teams (Fit). […]

>Identity of Police Officers in Guardian Fitwatch Video

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>Three Fitwatch activists have lodged a complaint with the IPCC about their arrest and imprisonment at Climate camp last year. The story and video of this arrest was reported in The Guardian and picked up by a variety of news outlets. However, most of the footage has obscured the details of the officers, but clearer […]

>CO11 review database

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>The Met are in the process of weeding data and images of protesters from the CRIMINT database that they are unable to justify retaining, according to the Home Office. In a response to parliamentary questions they state that CO11, the Public Order Branch are conducting a ‘manual review’ of photographs they have taken on demonstrations […]

>On the buses

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> This photo was sent to us by a demonstrator on the Mayday protests in Brighton. It shows two Sussex police evidence gatherers escaping the attention of the Mayday marchers by filming from the top deck of a bus.FIT and evidence gatherers at the Brighton demo were given an exceptionally hard time. Evidence gatherers were […]