By Enrique Tessieri
Migrant Tales and I have been harassed by an individual since March 3, who has been demanding compensation for “defaming” him, an anonymous person. Yes, you heard it: defaming an anonymous person.
After sending an email to the whole staff of one of my workplaces, it’s pretty clear that this person had crossed the line.
I have repeatedly received unwanted communications demanding money and threatening manifestly unfounded legal proceedings. As mentioned, the perpetrator broadened the scope Friday of this behavior to include one of my employers. At the very least, this constitutes a degree of harassment that exceeds the threshold for a restraining order.
I recommend to everyone who may be experiencing something similar or worse to go report the matter to the police. This is not only important for you but for other immigrants who are being harassed as well. At the best you will be raising greater awareness in the Finnish police and that this type of behavior will not be tolerated.