How an Undercover Cop Having Sex With Activists Killed a Climate Movement
Mark Kennedy spent seven years pretending to be a climate activist. People he deceived are still rebuilding their lives.
This story has it all: a married undercover cop lying about himself to get into relationships with women so he could sabotage the climate movements; police denials, cross-border espionage. Where do I even begin?
I’m surprised I hadn’t heard of this before, and sadly curious how much long lasting damage will have been done due to this setback.
“The court decision this fall, which was major news across much of Europe but barely noticed in the U.S. and Canada, was the result of a 10-year legal battle by Wilson. “In terms of emotional closure, it’s all quite complicated,” she said. “In the end, the judgment was a much bigger victory than I expected it to be.”
The ruling was a vindication for dozens of other women who have come forward across the UK saying they also were deceived into sexual relationships with undercover officers. The tribunal will now be deciding what damages Wilson should receive. “Posted on 2022-01-19T20:32:48+0000