Posts Tagged: Human Rights

The Finnish League for Human Rights: Is Finland in need of hate crimes prevention law?

Hate crimes affect members of minority groups all over the world. Some countries take it more seriously than others by passing and enacting hate crime prevention laws, and by investigating suspected cases and prosecuting perpetrators so as to deliver justice to victims. The number of suspected hate crimes registered by Finnish police have increased more

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The fate of the Iraqi family of nine who may end up deported still hangs in the balance

The family of nine from Iraq, who are detained at the Joutseno immigration removal center in southeast Finland, sent a letter to Prime Minister Sipilä. It is beyond any person with a minimum sense of justice how children, between the ages of 1.5 and 14, can be detained like common criminals.

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Facebook Shabana Ahmadzai: “Today I feel sick to my stomach”

This Facebook post was published with permission. 

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A dramatic Monday when demonstrators almost halted a deportation to Afghanistan

Today was a dramatic evening when protestors tried to stop a deportation of Afghans from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Apart from the protestors, ST1 allegedly refused to tank the plane that was going to deport the asylum seekers back to Afghanistan.

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Finnish Immigration Service starts to deport Afghans

The Finnish Immigration Service with the police are starting deport this year Afghan nationals. According to unconfirmed sources, the victims include a family and “a number” of Afghans. The video below was allegedly in Hyvinkää.

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“MZ” is the latest Iraqi asylum seeker to be deported from Finland to Iraq

A woman who was separated from her Iraqi asylum seeker boyfriend after having a relationship for 18 months. I asked if I could call her. She responded: “I am now too tired to speak on the phone. I’m sad and mentally broken by what happened to me and my fiancé.”

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لا استئناف لقرار الرفض لانك ستحصل على قرار سلبي في كل الاحوال

هذا ما قاله مسؤول في الشرطة لعائله ارادت الاستئناف . ما يمكن ان يكون تأثير تعليق كهذا من قبل احد رجال الشرطه على عائله من طالبي اللجوء بهدف عرقله اجراءات الاستئناف ؟ حكايات المهاجرين علمت ان عائله عراقيه مولفه من زوج وزوجه وطفل بالاضافه لوالده الزوج  قد توجهت لاستلام الرفض الاول فقال لهم الشرطي :

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Asylum seekers: Finland is not a country that abides by the rule of law

What does a comment by a police service official say about our country if he obstructs an asylum seekers’ right to justice? Migrant Tales understands that an Iraqi family, made up of a husband, wife, mother-in-law and a child, was told the following by a police official after receiving their first rejection for asylum from the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri).

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