Posts Tagged: Hommaforum

Does data harvesting occur in Finland? Is there a connection beween the PS’ 2011 and Donald Trump’s election of 2016?

In the face of the growing scandal about harvesting our personal data by groups like Cambridge Analytica and others, there is a question that needs investigating and answering: Did the Perussuomalaiset (PS)*, particularly Matias Turkkila and his Hommaforum gang, use the same tactics to give the PS its historic victory in 2011?

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Are we related as a society to vigilante groups, hate forums, xenophobic parties and publications?

Should we be surprised that vigilante groups like the Soldiers of Odin, hate forums like Hommaforum and anti-immigration parties like the Perussuomalaiset (PS)*, racist online publications like MV-lehti have grown and captured our darkest imagination?

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Racist garbage called MV-lehti magazine, Hommaforum and Magneettimedia

Migrant Tales doesn’t usually comment about the extremist racist garbage published in Finland by online publications like MV-lehti, Hommaforum, and Magneettimedia. All of these websites have one matter in common: they write and cater to a racist audience.

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A letter of thanks to Hommaforum and Hannu of Scripta

Hommaforum, a Finnish hate forum where people reveal their xenophobia and racism anonymously, tried to pull a fast one on Migrant Tales by making up a story about an Ethiopian victim called Dawit. The aim of the email and the story that was published and taken down was supposedly to discredit and shame one of Finland’s most

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Reija Härkönen: Hommaforum – perussuomalainen ääni netissä?

Reija Härkönen Hommaforum on perussuomalaisen Jussi Halla-ahon ja ns. ”nuivan” liikkeen sivusto, jossa tehdään maahanmuuttajavastaista agendaa tukevaa vaalityötä, seurataan halla-aholaisten työskentelyä eduskunnassa ja nostetaan esille maahanmuuttajiin liittyviä negatiivisia uutisia ja artikkeleita. Perussuomalaisilla on palstalla merkittävin läsnäolo, mutta myös Muutos 2011 ja sen maahanmuuttajavastaiset ehdokkaat ja kannattajat ovat saaneet palstalla omat osionsa. Foorumin tarkoitus määritellään säännöissä

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The wrong Finnish identity for all the wrong reasons

In many respects, Finland is a fortunate country when it comes to a social construct like national identity. We are still a young nation actively searching for our roots. We have learned many things about ourselves as a society thanks to the rise of an anti-immigration party like the Perussuomalaiset (PS). One of the matters

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Finland’s Hommaforum fuels much of the anti-immigration sentiment on the net

On Friday’s Pressiklubi hosted by Ruben Stiller there was an interesting debate on the rise of racism in Finland. Columnist Kaarina Hazard and Saska Saarikoski, the head of Helsingin Sanomat’s culture section, threw some hard questions at Matias Turkkila, head of Homma ry and PS MP Jussi Halla-aho’s campaign manager.

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Anti-Immigrant: calling a spade a spade in Finland

The use of the term maahanmuuttokriittinen, or immigration critic, reveals what some journalists think about immigration to or in Finland. It can very well reveal that the journalist may hold the same opinions of anti-immigration groups.

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