Migrant Tales

A letter from a Palestinian asylum seeker who fears his family will be deported from Finland

I am Fadi,* a Palestinian refugee born in Lebanon at Ain Alhliwa refugee camp. The camp itself is a big prison, just like Gaza.

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Two deportations, one Afghan, one Iraqi

Migrant Tales got two messages Wednesday night from two asylum seekers. One told about an Afghan asylum seeker at the Espoo asylum reception center run by Luona, and the other was of an Iraqi national at the Suonsaari asylum reception center in Mikkeli. Both were detained by the police and are awaiting deportation. 

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Stop Killing Rohingya demonstration to take place on Friday (Sept. 15) in Turku (Yliopistokatu 21) at 4pm-5:30pm

Abdel Bettahar, one of the organizers of the Stop Killing Rohingya demonstration this Friday in Turku (Yliopistokatu 25) says that protest aims to help people understanding of the persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. “We are apolitical and our only aim is that people would understand the persecution that the Rohingya are suffering

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Eettinen yritys toimii vastuullisesti

Kerroin aiemmin, että moneen suomalaiseen kotiin on tullut Juha Kärkkäisen oman kaupan ilmaisjakelumainoslehti KauppaSuomi. Kerroin myös, että lehdessä ei ole ainoastaan tuotteiden mainontaa, vaan mainosten seassa on artikkeleita, joissa muun muassa syytetään juutalaisia Suomen ”ongelmista”. Myös Iltalehdessä on kirjoitus aiheesta. Iltalehdessä väitetään, että KauppaSuomi artikkelin kirjoittaja Arvi Pihkala on uusnatsien ”johtaja” Juuso Tahvanainen. Kerroin myös,

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A message from a 13-year-old asylum seeker girl that will be deported: “Good night”

The ordeal of the Iraqi family of nine that is expects to be deported possibly Wednesday hasn’t ended but there is hope despite everything. One of the children of the family, who is 13, sends a message below from the immigration removal center at Joutseno: “Good night.” The youngest member of the family is 1.5

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w2eu.info: How to stop a deportation

Deportations appear to be on the rise these days. Politically they help give bigoted and racist politicians clout among voters. President Donald Trump has a plan to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States and Europe is following the same path.

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UPDATED May 10: Asylum seekers that are detained by the police service and face deportation from Finland

We are concerned about the ever-oppressive immigration policy of Finland towards asylum seekers who are undocumented. We believe that the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) and the police service plan to deport many Iraqis and other refugees this year who have two rejections for asylum.

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ترجمة لمقابلة صحفية تمت بين الصحفي و ناشط حقوق الانسان انريكي تسسييري مع السفير العراقي في هلسنكي الدكتور مثيل مضيف مجيد السبتي.

لحوار كان ساعة واحدة يدور حول مدى قبول الحكومة العراقية لطالبي اللجوء الذين تود الحكومة الفنلندي ترحيلهم قسريا للعراق.حيث قال انه العراق لم يعطي الصلاحية او الضوء الاخضر لاي رحلات طيران تحمل عراقيين مرحلين قسريا الى العراق لانه لا يوجد هنالك اي اتفاقية او مذكرة موقعة بين الجانبين لاي شكل من اشكال الترحيل القسري للاشخاص

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