Here in the Royal Courts of Justice we are listening for crumbs of information about the officers who used and abused us. But nothing is revealedI’ve been researching undercover policing ever since the boyfriend I knew as Mark Cassidy left me in spring 2000. Like the other female activists bringing cases of undercover police abuse to light, I have become skilled in scouring documents, interrogating and interpreting evidence. We’ve fought a legal case against the Metropolitan police to expose its institutional sexist practices, and waited for five years for an apology that should have been given much earlier.
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Sexual abusers should not be able to rely on a court anonymity order