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Deportation of Iraqi family of nine from Finland: Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s asylum policy is a shame to all of us

As the Finnish government spends the Easter holidays in the comfort of their homes and family company, an Iraqi family of nine is awaiting deportation from Finland. It’s difficult, if not impossible, to put oneself in their shoes and wonder what is going through their heads at this moment at the Joutseno immigration removal center. 

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Asylum seekers: Finland is not a country that abides by the rule of law

What does a comment by a police service official say about our country if he obstructs an asylum seekers’ right to justice? Migrant Tales understands that an Iraqi family, made up of a husband, wife, mother-in-law and a child, was told the following by a police official after receiving their first rejection for asylum from the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri).

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يجب أن تستمر المظاهرات ضد الترحيل القسري و تشديد سياسات اللجوء

التظاهره التي بدأت يوم الجمعه الماضي , لم تظهر اي علامه على التراجع انتقلت من قرب البرلمان الى إلى ساحة للسكك الحديدية في هلسنكي. وعلى الرغم من جماعة يمينية متطرفة تدعى SuomiEnsin (فنلندا اولا)، الذين حاولوا إهانة وتخريب المظاهرة ،كان كل شيء تم على ما يرام، وفقا لما قالته Tiia Nohynek، التي شاركت في المظاهرة،

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A Finnish asylum policy that is doomed to fail

It’s been well over a year since tens of thousands of asylum seekers came to Finland from countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and others. An important watershed in the history of these asylum seekers took place in May, when an assessment by the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) saw parts of countries like Iraq are safe to return asylum seekers.

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