Posts Tagged: Muslims

White Finnish privilege #56: How Islamophobic is Finland?

Ever thought why political parties like the Perussuomalaiset,* Blue Reform and individual politicians from other parties, especially from the National Coalition Party, are so keen at pointing the finger at Muslims? Do they do so because they are racists? Opportunists? Political gold diggers?

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White Finnish privilege #55: It is that time of the year – Christmas!

Far-right poliicians and Islamophobes of varying hues commonly blame Muslims for banning traditional Christmas parties at school. Nothing, however, could be further from the truth. Those wanting to remove Christmas parties are Finns who believe that religion should not play a role in our schools since we are officially a secular state.  What happens when most

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The violent attack against a Pakistani migrant in Vantaa should be treated as a hate crime

The Pakistani, who was attacked in a brutal manner in Vantaa on February 23 by three white Finnish youths carrying a knife, ax, and a pointed object, sees what happened to him was a hate crime.*  

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Finding help if you are a victim of a hate crime is difficult in Finland

There was a horrible attack against a Pakistani father of two over on February 23. Just to get an idea of the wounds he sustained on that terrible night, it took last week four hours to remove his stitches. 

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“Atrocious” would be a light word to describe the violence against a Pakistani immigrant last week in Vantaa, Finland

The Pakistani who suffered a violent attack on Friday in Vantaa is recovering in hospital. It is a miracle that he survive, according to a nurse who said that the victim was only minutes away from death if help did not have arrived on time. There was a significant loss of blood. 

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Pakistani immigrant stabbed in Vantaa: What constitutes a hate crime?

On Friday night, a Pakistani was brutally attacked by a group of youths and stabbed at least twenty times and repeatedly hit with ax causing, among other injuries, a fractured skull. The police are quiet until Tuesday when it puts out a statement, which does not mention that this may be a hate crime.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Why do racists hate and target Muslims?

“Finland and Europe are suspicious of Muslims because their racism and hatred have ensured that their ‘integration’ polices have failed despite the fact that the majorty of Muslims are well-adapted. Instead of blaming their own prejudices for their failures, they scapegoat a religious and ethnic group.”

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Restaurant owner alleges that two Roma and a white Finn are being held as suspects by the police for the arson attack in Espoo

A pizzeria owned by a Bangladeshi in Espoo was attacked today by three suspects who threw petrol bombs, which caused extensive damage to the pizzeria as well as to the building, has left the owners devastated. The owner and his wife are Muslims and were coming back from an Eid celebration to the restaurant.

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