In Finland, some parties are openly racist, and others are more subtle about it. Both are dangerous to our community. The more we know about them, the better prepared we are to challenge such a menace. Large opposition parties like the Perussuomalaiset (PS)* and National Coalition Party (Kokoomus) have one matter in common: they loathe…
When you are with asylum seekers in Finland, you see them one day they end up detained and soon deported, an episode in one’s life that he or she will remember the rest of his or her life. This is the case of twenty-one-year-old Mohammed, an Afghan asylum seeker who came like so many to Finland in 2015.
Below are two pictures taken of a window from the immigration removal center in Lappeenranta. The picture on the left was taken on Thursday and the one on the right in November.
This Facebook post was published with permission.
This weekend saw some pretty ghastly pictures when a group of police officers visited Hyvinkää to detain Afghan asylum seekers. The story is significant for the following reason: It is the first time this year that Finland starts to deport Afghan nationals.
The Finnish Immigration Service with the police are starting deport this year Afghan nationals. According to unconfirmed sources, the victims include a family and “a number” of Afghans. The video below was allegedly in Hyvinkää.