UK police took high-level decision not to go undercover in far-right groups in 1970s

  Inquiry hears Met police unit known to have spied on anti-fascists believed it would be ‘difficult’ to place officers in right-wing groups Police chiefs took a high-level policy decision not to place undercover officers into far-right groups when fascists were intimidating and attacking ethnic minority communities in the 1970s, a public inquiry has heard. The undercover police officers that were sent to infiltrate political groups during that time were exclusively targeted at leftwing and progressive groups, including those opposing fascists. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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