Posts Tagged: asylum recpetion centers

Luona claims that it has zero tolerance for racism but can you teach a racist dog new tricks?

General manager Milja Saksi of Luona, a private company that operates seven asylum reception centers in Helsinki, Espoo, and Vantaa, claims to have taken necessary steps to address the racist treatment of its asylum seekers, according to YLE.

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UPDATED: How long will reception centers and asylum seekers be under attack in Finland?

The fact that fourteen asylum reception centers that have been attacked in Finland since mid-September is shameful. According to the police service of Kangasala, an asylum seeker was beaten by two or three men Saturday evening near the Kaivanto reception center, reports YLE News.

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UPDATE: An asylum reception center map we should all be ashamed of in Finland

As long as we have politicians and other community leaders who support hate speech overtly or with their silence, and as long as parties like the Perussuomalaiset (PS)* base their support on racism against people who are different from them, Finland will not be a safe country for everyone.

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