The Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) announced in May that countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, and Somalia are “safe” to return refugees who get their asylum applications rejected. Migrant Tales documented two deaths and one shooting of Iraqi asylum seekers that returned recently to Iraq.
Terhi Kiemunki, jonka vastaan on nostettu syytteet kiihottamisesta kansanryhmää vastaan nousi viikonloppuna Tampereen perussuomalaisten johtoon yksimielisesti. “Syyttäjän mukaan Kiemungin blogikirjoituksessa paneteltiin ja solvattiin islaminuskoisia. “ Nyt tuli selväksi Tampereen perussuomalaisten ajattelu. He antavat tukensa Kiemungin kaltaisille “ajattelijoille”. Samalla kun perussuomalaisten pamput kiemurtelevat tuoleissa kun heiltä kysytään miksi antavat tilaa rasisteille ja rasismille. Toimittajat eivät enää edes kysy, koska…
In May and much to the surprise of many, especially asylum seekers and concerned citizens, the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) announced that countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, and Somalia were safe enough to return asylum seekers.
In August, the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) is reported to have given asylum reception center instructions that only the children can stay at the reception center if the parents have their asylum application turned down and refuse to leave the country making then undocumented migrants, according to MTV.
“Silence is beautiful” is a saying that most people in this country will appreciate but if the authorities don’t act and keep the public in suspense, that silence can turn into poison in a country like Finland where there are interest groups that make it their business to spread hatred, victimize and destroy the good name of migrants.
Jari Tervo es, sin duda alguna, uno de los escritores más conocidos y leidos de Finlandia. El 27 de octubre, Tervo fue el encargado de abrir la Feria del Libro de Helsinki y su discurso ha despertado interés público. El discuros de Jari Tervo está cargado de humanismo, respeto a los derechos humanos y de…
Migrant Tales published Thursday a story about a list of complaints of the Villa Meri asylum reception center in Rauma, located 91 kilometers north of the southwestern city of Turku. The reception the story got was quite a surprise considering that present and former volunteers of Villa Meri accused me of racism, hating all asylum seekers, hating all reception center workers, and of having an agenda.
In March, Migrant Tales reported about the problems at the Villa Meri asylum reception of Rauma, a western Finnish city located 91 kilometers north of Turku. Some of these problems, which were cited back then, persist and have apparently gotten worse.
Every story that I read about the new faces of Finland, which is much older than anyone would care to admit, I get excited and inspired. In a flash, I see everything and understand who I am. For a fleeting moment, my thoughts are in perfect balance with my gut feelings and who I am: I belong here, always have and always will.
The Jungle camp in Calais has challenged the indifference of official Europe to the plight of refugees for close on two decades. It has survived previous attempts at demolition. As long as the grievances that gave rise to remain it will come back to haunt the conscience of the continent.