Posts Tagged: Keuruu asylum reception center

Seiska: Keuruu’s reception center manager Rasul Azizan relieved of duties by Red Cross due to “loss of conficence”

The manager of the Keuruu asylum reception center, Rasul Azizan, has been relieved of his duties by his employer the Red Cross due to “loss of confidence,” according to Seiska. In May last year, Deputy Manager Jari Sillantie of the Kolari asylum reception center was sacked by the Red Cross because “he wasn’t suited for the job.”

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The manager of the Keuruu asylum reception center prohibits religious and cultural celebrations – is this the Finnish way of welcoming newcomers?

Migrant Tales continues to interview sources who know about the Keuruu asylum reception center, where the Afghan asylum seekers claim to be treated in a disrespectful manner. One of the many gripes that some asylum seekers have against the reception center manager, Rasul Azizan, is that he imposes the rules like “a dictator,” is that no religious or cultural celebrations can be held at the center.

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Is there a breakdown of trust between the manager of the Keuruu reception center and asylum seekers?

Keuruu is a small town located about 61km west of the central Finnish city of Jyväskylä that has an asylum reception center that houses about 400 people. From the stories that Migrant Tales has heard from inside the Keuruu reception center, it appears that there is a breakdown of trust between the manager, Rasul Azizan, and some asylum seekers.

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