Author Archives: anjonaroy

Remembering Srebrenica

It has been 22 years since mothers lost their children, wives lost their husbands and sisters lost their brothers. It has been 22 years of sadness, anger, emptiness, waiting, uncertainty and grieving. This July it is 22 years since the … Continue reading

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Reporting 1000 hate posts in four weeks

  Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council (NREC) is asking you to support their sponsored Report Hate Crime event by donating as much as they can at http://www.localgiving.org/appeal/NRECStopHateCRISIS. We are attempting to remove 1000 illegal posts on Facebook in 4 weeks. … Continue reading

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An Evening with Peter Tatchell On Tuesday Peter Tatchell hosted a lecture for NREC members to mark Hate Crime Awareness Week. The lecture was held at The University of Northampton. Peter explored various issues surrounding hate crime, discrimination and inequality … Continue reading

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Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

At Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council much of what we do involves the police. Whether it’s talking to young people about stop and search or working with victims of hate crime, much of the bread and butter of what we … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council

Here’s a blog post from one of newer volunteers Daniel Roberts. I’ve spent the past two weeks volunteering for the NREC (Booth Lane site) and while data analysis is research I’m experienced in, the nature of said data is not. … Continue reading

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Save our Human Rights Act now, before it is too late! ‘Act for the Act’

‘Act for the Act’ Now! There have been rumours in the media this week that the Government intends on rushing the new Bill of Rights through Parliament before summer 2016. Therefore, we do not have long to act and make our … Continue reading

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Why NREC chose to bring the 2015 hate crime awareness campaign to Wellingborough

Tomorrow, on Saturday 17th October at 7 pm we will be bringing our 2015 hate crime awareness campaign to Wellingborough Town Centre.  The event will consider all hate crime but the main focus will be on campaigning against racist and religious … Continue reading

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