This webinar will explore the history of state surveillance of peace movements and its lessons for today's activists.
Speakers will include:
• Journalist Rob Evans on undercover cops in peace and environmental movements, late 20th century
• Historian Dr Ali Ronan will speak about surveillance of 1920s/30s pacifist groups, including Peace Pledge Union and War No More
• Filmmaker Jason Kirkpatrick (Director of 'Spied Upon') on the human impact of police infiltration
• Barrister John Nicholson on your rights and the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021
The event is organised by the Peace History Conference group, with Greater Manchester & District CND and the Working Class Movement Library.