08:56, June 04 358 0 theguardian.com

2018-06-04 08:56:14
As victims of spycops, we stand with Lush in campaign for full disclosure

We are victims of what has become known as the “spycops” operation, and their legal representatives and supporters. In many of these secret undercover operations the police have admitted to violation of human rights, abuse of police powers and causing significant trauma, including inhuman and degrading treatment breaching article 3 of the European convention of human rights.

We are pressing for the current public inquiry into undercover policing to ensure that there is full disclosure of what took place, including who was targeted, by whom and how. Without this full disclosure there is no way of knowing the full extent of what happened during the dark years of this secret policing operation.

The cosmetics retailer Lush has used its facilities to help us as victims press for full disclosure and reform so that this never happens again (Lush under fire from police over ‘spy cops’ campaign, 2 June). This is not an attack on police; it serves to help all those in the police service who wish to uphold the highest standards of policing. For this we thank Lush for its support. We condemn those who have misrepresented Lush and our campaign and especially those who have sought to intimidate Lush staff. #WeStandWithLush

Doreen Lawrence Core participant in public inquiry

John McDonnell MP

Caroline Lucas MP

Molly Scott Cato MEP

Jenny Jones Green party, House of Lords

Natalie Bennett Former leader, Green party

Jonathan Bartley Green party co-leader

Michael Mansfield QC Core participant

Imran Khan QC

John Hendy QC

Len McCluskey General secretary, Unite union

Gail Cartmail Assistant general secretary, Unite union

Ian Hodson Bakers, Food & Allied Workers Union

Manuel Cortes General secretary, TSSA Union

Steve Hedley Assistant general secretary, RMT union

Matt Wrack General secretary, Fire Brigades Union

Ricky Tomlinson Actor and Shrewsbury picket

Mark Thomas Comedian and political satirist

Owen Jones Columnist and commentator 

‘Andrea’ Core participant

‘Alison’ Core participant

‘Jessica’ Core participant

‘Rosa’ Core participant

‘Kate’ Core participant

Carolyn Wilson Core participant

Sukhdev Reel Core participant

Stafford Scott Core participant

Suresh Grover Core participant

Helen Steel Core participant

Sheila Coleman Hillsborough Justice Campaign

Dave Smith Core participant

Roy Bentham Core participant

Lisa Teuscher Core participant

Joe Rollins Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign

Mark Metcalf Core participant

Paul Heron Public Interest Law Unit

Jules Carey Bindmans solicitors

Russell Fraser Garden Court Chambers 

Harriet Wistrich Centre for Women’s Justice

Kate Ellis Centre for Women’s Justice

Jason Kirpatrick Core participant

Jude Lanchin Bindmans solicitors

Shamik Dutta Butt Murphy solicitors

Dave Nellist former MP and core participant

Lois Austin Former chair, Youth Against Racism & core participant

Hannah Sell - Socialist Party and core participant 

Dave Morris McLibel defendant

Mike Schwarz Bindmans solicitors 

Eveline Lubbers Undercover Research Group

Kevin Blowe Netpol

Leigh Andrews Spied-on trade unionist

Donald O’Driscoll Core participant

Hannah Dee Core participant

Frank Smith Blacklisted construction worker

Steve Acheson Blacklisted worker

Brian Higgins Blacklisted trade unionist

Dan Gilman Blacklisted trade unionist

John Jones Blacklisted trade unionist

Aaron Bastani Student activist

Ash Sarkar Senior editor, Novara Media

Liam Young Author of Rise: How Jeremy Corbyn Inspired the Young to Create a New Socialism

Maya Goodfellow Writer and researcher

Joe Batty Antiracist activist

Phil Chamberlain Co-author Blacklisted  

Sam Tarry President, Class thinktank

Prof. Rory O’Neill Editor, Hazards magazine

Kim Bryan Community activist

Alec Cutler Community activist

Sian Jones Blacklist Support Group

Marick Badger Core participant, Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance 

Police Spies Out of Lives Core participant

The Monitoring Group Core participant

Defend the Right to Protest Core participant

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