The aim of the ‘I'm Not Laughing’ campaign is to prevent and tackle all forms of hate, through a victims focus approach. The overall aim is to create awareness and build confidence to encourage everyone from Tameside to report hate incidents; thus ensuring everyone who lives and visits Tameside, can enjoy and be safe without the fear of being verbally or physically abused because of their differences. To read more including victims stories click here
It is no surprise to see that ACPO are behind this initiative. For an alternate view of ACPO this PDF makes for an interesting read. It is a curious state of affairs indeed that ACPO, which is also a limited company, back this anti-discrimination initiative yet they themselves are constantly pushing for the most blatant form of discrimination imaginable, read more in the Telegraph by clicking here.
I for one believe that should the police become politicised, those who are at odds with their political agenda would undoubtedly suffer. As Voltaire famously said: "it is dangerous to be right in matters when the established authorities are wrong". Tameside Citizen