Posts Tagged: police service

Why the Finnish media and police do not have credibility with minorities and migrants

When I was making a living as a journalist many years ago, I learned that the best way to get scoops was by having good sources. Even if this is clear, the question is how do you get those good sources so that you bump into news and scoops?

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Facebook Nuor Dawood: Cracks in the system and signs of Finnish police brutality

Migrant Tales insight: We publish in our blog community a lot of stories about those “voices whose views and situation are understood poorly and heard faintly by the media, politicians and public.” Some of these voices, on occasion, are of asylum seekers who have been allegedly beaten by the police.

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How interpreters, the police service and Finnish Immigration service mislead asylum seekers

I came up with the following issues when translating some asylum decision cases from the Finnish police service:

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اشتباه مترجمان در اداره مهاجرت و پولیس

زمانی که تعدادی از جواب های منفی که اداره پولیس به پناهجویان میدهد را ترجمه میکردم؛ چند نکته مهم توجه ام را جلب کرد:

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Announcement by Lex Gaudius: Immigration Service, police and government petition

  IMMIGRATION SERVICE, POLICE AND GOVERNMENT PETITION Dossier Faulty decisions made by the Immigration Service to the asylum seekers and actions of the authorities related on them. Underwrites Representatives of the asylum seekers from Afghanistan and Iraq; In cooperation with International law firm Lex Gaudius   I. FAULTY DECISIONS MADE BY THE FIINISH IMMIGRATION SERVICE

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Defining white Finnish privilege #33: Appropriating our narrative to maintain the status quo, amass more power and privilege

One of the most important matters that one learns when reading about our ever-growing culturally diverse society in Finland is that there is fierce opposition from some circles against cultural and ethnic diversity. According to these groups, the only way that a multicultural Finn, migrant and minority can live in Finland is if they control the narrative.

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Some thoughts about Jimi Joonas Karttunen’s death and the hostility against our ever-growing culturally diverse society

While we hope that the perpetrators of Jimi Joonas Karttunen’s death will be speedily brought to justice, there is one worrisome question we should ask in light of what took place: What kind of a country have we turned into?

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How the Finnish police and media play down hate crimes

Violence against asylum seekers is nothing new in Finland. We’ve read about arson attacks against asylum reception centers and now the head of a reception center in Lahti, who claims that between five and ten residents have been physically attacked by groups of Finnish men, according to YLE News.

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