Posts Tagged: Finland

UPDATE (August 30): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism

Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism will be updated separately. To see other examples of opinionated journalism in Finland about cultural diversity, please go to this link. August 30 Suomen Sisun jäsenmäärä räjähti – päivittää monitulkintaisena pidetyn periaateohjelmansa – (MTV3) What’s wrong with this story? Let’s begin with the headline, which claims that

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Behad Salemi: My Finnish experience

Behdad Salemi I’m a non-muslim Persian student in Finland and this is my story. I was born in Iran but due to the strict islamic rules and the islamic belief I couldn’t fit in from the early ages. I moved to Cyprus as a young teenager and after a while I came to north. I

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Nazi flag hoisted in northern Finnish refugee center

A Nazi flag was hoisted Friday night at a refugee center in the northern Finnish city of Tornio, writes tabloid Iltalehti. The refugee center, which started operating last week and houses 200 refugees, is located at a folk high school. The Nazi flag was taken down after it was noticed by students at the school. Iltalehti writes

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Poll: Over 50% of white Finns see blacks as “inferior”

A poll commissioned by newsmagazine Suomen Kuvalehti shows that over 50% of those Finns polled believed that blacks don’t have the same abilities as white Europeans. Moreover, about the same amount who were polled believed that white Europeans should not mix with non-white Europeans due to a fear that the former group is in danger of becoming extinct.

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UPDATE (August 28): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism

Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Poor and Sloppy Journalism will be updated separately. To see other examples of opinionated journalism in Finland about cultural diversity, please go to this link. August 28 Joka seitsemäs suomalainen on rasisti – tässä tuntomerkit (Suomen Kuvalehti) What’s wrong with this story? Here’s a question to Suomen Kuvalehti: Why when speaking of immigration,

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Matti Putkonen takes the Perussuomalaiset to the Twilight Zone

Here’s what happened Wednesday. Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MP Olli Immonen, who’s been pictured with neo-Nazis and recently declared war on “the nightmare of multiculturalism,” gave a press conference where he promised to write clearer text so that nobody could interpret them as racist or having neo-Nazi overtones.

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