Posts Tagged: harassment

White Finn vows to send Somali Finn “back to where he came from”

Abdulah is no stranger to Migrant Tales. He tells us about an incident a day after Sunday’s elections, which saw the populist anti-immigration Perussuomalaiset* become the country’s second-biggest party in parliament.  * The Finnish name for the Finns Party is the Perussuomalaiset (PS). The English names of the party adopted by the PS, like True Finns

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When there’s hostility in the air and matters start to get violent at a Helsinki bar

Migrant Tales insight: This is a true account reported on the Rasmus Facebook page but written by one of the victims. One of the scariest matters about what is written is the reaction of the staff at the bar. The person writes: “…I went  to ask the barman, who had seen everything, how he could

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Finland, the PS and far right: How long before the chickens come home to roost?

I’ve lived and worked in countries like Colombia and Argentina during the dirty war (1976-83), where people were and still are killed for what they write. Never would I have imagined that I’d receive my first death threats twenty years ago in this country, Finland. The threats and harassment haven’t stopped.   When I read

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Harassment of Migrant Tales

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.

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