Posts Tagged: far-right party

The PS of Finland launches witch-hunt against the anonymous senior official who said it was a xenophobic party

The Perussuomalaiset (PS)* have launched a witch-hunt against an anonymous senior official who said on the Financial Times that it was unlikely that the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group would want to team up with the PS  because it is a”xenophobic and backward-looking 1980s nostalgia [party].”  Said the senior official: “I find it very difficult to

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PS MP Hirvisaari gets convicted for hate speech

Perussuomaliset (PS) MP James Hirvisaari was convicted Monday by a Kouvola court for incitement against an ethnic group, according to Helsingin Sanomat in English. He got off the hook last year in November when a court in Päijät-Häme acquitted him of the same crime. Hirvisaari says that he will appeal the latest decision in a higher court.

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