THIS STORY WAS UPDATED After a setback on Sunday, Iraqi demonstrators in front of the Finnish Immigration Service building have vowed to continue their protest, according to Walid Sahib, one of the organizers of the demonstration. A total of four demonstrators were detained by the police on Sunday and released from custody three hours later….
The cruel arm of Finland’s asylum policy is not only Migri (The Finnish Immigration Service) but too many politicians who lack the courage to show their humanity and empathy for others. One of the consequences of one’s journey to Europe is not only many years of waiting and despair, but death.
Lue alkuperäinen postaus täästä.
The desperation and anguish in a woman’s voice are present as she pleads for help for her Mauritanian husband, 45, who was deported on March 27. It was the second time that the police had tried to deport her husband after the first attempt, on March 19, on Turkish Airlines failed.
Asylum seekers and migrants commonly get in touch with Migrant Tales like a Turkmen Iraqi family below who feared being deported back to their former home country. Their daughter is 13 years old and she speaks at least five languages. Since she is the only one who can speak Finnish, she not only interprets language but the family’s anxiety and fear.
Migrant Talesin kommentti: Tässä on kirjoitus Näköpiiri lehdestä 1980-luvun alussa, joka käsitteli Suomen ulkomaalaispolitiikkaa. Onko paljon muuttunut niistä ajoista kun ulkomaalaistoimiston toimistopäällikkö Eila Kännö johti nykyinen Maahanmuuttovirasto? Jutussa lukee: “Väitän, että sillä miten viranomaiset ja lehdistö kohtelevat maassamme vakituisesti tai tilapaisesti oleskelevia ulkomaalaisia on hyvin suuri merkitys ja vaikutus somalaisten yleiseen suhtautumiseen ulkomaalaisuuteen.”
Ali, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is an asylum seeker, was deported with his wife on Tuesday from Helsinki to Baghdad. In Baghdad, he took a plane back to Finland. He is now staying with his wife at an asylum reception center in Greater Helsinki.
For how long will the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) with the backing of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s government continue to maintain that Iraq is a “safe” country to deport asylum seekers? The latest victim of this flawed policy is 33-year-old Harith Mana’thar Badr Alsilmawi, who sought asylum in 2015 and died on Wednesday in Basra. …
Olen Sari Alhariri, syrialainen mies. Tulin Suomeen 2015. Asuin Laitilassa kahdeksan kuukautta ja sain myönteisen turvapaikkapäätöksen.
Apparently, there is no guarantee in Finland that marriage or having a child with a Finnish citizen will guarantee asylum and a residence permit. It is the case of Abdul,* who spoke on condition of anonymity, an Iraqi asylum seeker who came to Finland in 2015. Contrary to many like him, Abdul is married to a Finnish woman who is expecting their child in September.