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Protecting an informants identity

WV v CPS 2011 - WV brought an application for permission to apply for a judicial review to quash a decision by the CPS to disclose to the defence in a trial that he was the person who had provided the police with information. The CPS had decided not to protect his identity by way of a P.I.I. (Public Interest Immunity) hearing.

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Judge praises undercover officer

A judge has praised an undercover police officer who infiltrated a group of British supporters of so-called Islamic State to gather evidence.

Group leader Mohammed Alamgir, 37, was jailed for six years for inviting support for IS at the Old Bailey.

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Inquiry into undercover police in N. Ireland

An anti-globalisation activist has won the first stage of a High Court battle to have a major inquiry into alleged wrongdoing by undercover British police officers extended to cover their activities in Northern Ireland.

 

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Undercover Policing - Pitchford Enquiry

Sir Christopher Pitchfords opening remarks:  'The Inquiry’s priority is to discover the truth', and 'I wish to encourage all those with material evidence to give to make themselves known to the Inquiry team' 

 

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