Posts Tagged: Iraqis

Asylum seeker in detention cell 208: Two pictures, two views of the Joutseno immigration removal center

Below are two pictures taken of a window from the immigration removal center in Lappeenranta. The picture on the left was taken on Thursday and the one on the right in November. 

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Another Christian asylum seeker faces deportation from Finland

Migrant Tales received a phone call today about a young nineteen-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker who was apprehended by the police in Tampere and locked up in a cell awaiting possible deportation. He was offered two options by the police: Either return to Iraq “voluntarily” or by force. He refused to sign either document.

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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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Day 12 of the Helsinki demonstration by asylum seekers: Hussain Kazemian wishes you well!

Hussain Kazemian is from Afghanistan and visited the Iraqi asylum seekers at the Helsinki Railway Square Tuesday and Wednesday morning. She shares what he saw and the atmosphere at the demonstration, which celebrates today is 12th day.

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Judge to decide Sunday whether two Iraqi asylum seekers will be forcibly deported

KM, the Iraqi asylum seeker that has been detained by the police in Turku, will see a judge today that will decide whether to deport him and his friend, SH, forcibly back to Iraq.

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The disgraceful stand of the government towards undocumented migrants in Finland

Winter is rapidly approaching and Interior Minister Paula Risikko isn’t too enthused about the idea that the Evangelical Lutheran Church wants to give housing to undocumented migrants, according to YLE.

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Iraqi asylum seeker gets asylum application turned down as his family members are attacked by the militia

The Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) is planning to reassess the security situation in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Somalia after an initial assessment in May deemed these countries to be safe to return asylum seekers.

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