The Guardian view on the ‘spy cops’ inquiry: secrets and liars | Editorial

The undercover policing inquiry was on shaky ground before it started, and victims are right to be concernedThe abuse carried out by undercover “spy cops” working in two police units over 40 years took many forms. The deception practised by at least 20 officers who had sexual relationships with their targets – mostly women, at least three of whom had children as a result – was a gross breach of the women’s human rights, as the force acknowledged when it apologised and paid substantial compensation to seven of them. The harm caused to the children of these deceitful unions is… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/nov/20/the-guardian-view-on-the-spy-cops-inquiry-secrets-and-liars