Activist Security

21 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Review: Undercover

Ellen Roberts reviews Undercover: The True Story of Britain’s Secret Police. In November 2011 at Occupy London someone handed me a flyer to an anti-fracking demo, inviting me to meet the group the next day and travel with them to an industry meeting. The next day I met the anti-frackers at the appointed place, and as […]

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18 January 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Spy vs Activist: Managing Security Risks

Recently it came to light that a minister in the Australian government, Martin Ferguson, has advocated for increased surveillance of anti-coal and other climate activists, and for stronger penalties for actions taken on energy infrastructure, after being approached by energy companies. While the direct link between industry targeted by activists, a government minister, and resulting […]

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