Seven women have just received payouts from the UK Metropolitan Police after learning their ex-boyfriends were undercover policemen, but one warns VICE News that many former activists may still not know.
The UK Has Launched Its First Public Inquiry Into Undercover Policing, and the Findings Could be Explosive
Those spied on include Labour MPs, anti-racism groups, trade unionists, and the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence. The inquiry will investigate undercover policing from 1968 until the present day.
'We’re Going Up Against the State Here': The UK's Victims of Deep Undercover Policing Tell of Their Trauma
The UK government has announced the details of a new inquiry into undercover policing. VICE News spoke to some of the activists still haunted by the fact that so many of their friends turned out to be spies.
This Woman Was Awarded $685,737 After Learning Her Boyfriend Was an Undercover Cop Sent to Spy on Her
The Metropolitan Police have paid 'Jacqui' £425,000 for the emotional trauma she suffered after discovering her baby's father was an undercover policeman.