WARNING: XENOPHOBIC CONTENT- “Stripping citizenship from dual citizens” (Yle)

by , under Enrique Tessieri

WHY? The story by Yle flirting with xenophobia or xenophobic? A good news story is one that has different opinions. Certainly, if Interior Minister Kai Mykkänen suggests that naturalization laws should change in light of what happened in Oulu, there are other opinions on the negative impact of such a change in the law. One matter that Mykkänen’s suggestion fuels is suspicion of naturalized Finns and could be seen as a knee-jerk reaction based on populism. Moreover, it will fuel in Finland the perception that naturalized Finns are not “real” Finns and their rights and forfeited.  

The story below unbalanced because it based on power and privilege, which white Finns have, and which migrants and naturalized Finns don’t have.  

Read the full story here.

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