Migrant Tales

The Nordic region’s slippery Islamophobic slope

The Nordic saw a predictable political earthquake on September 11, when the right-wing bloc led by the far-right Sweden Democrats nudged the right-wing bloc to victory. The election brought Sweden in line with its other Nordic neighbors: all four now have or had large far-right anti-immigration parties. Of the four countries, the entrenchment of the

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Fan or hate mail to Migrant Tales

Whenever I get fan or hate mail, I wonder why they never sign them with their names. I normally don’t publish hate mail but this will be an exception. The one below is by KKK Molly, at least it is what’s on her email address. I wonder what “KKK” stand for? Ku Klux Klan, maybe?

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Tariq: Is there justice in Finland? (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of Tariq’s* ordeal in Finland. Go here to read Part 1. “This is my case: I have been living in Finland for eleven years. I moved here to be with my wife, and upon arriving, I started to work and study at the same time. After three years in the country,

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Tariq: Is there justice in Finland? (Part 1)

Tariq* has lived in Finland for over eleven years. If there is a person who has run into complications with the police, Migri (Finnish Immigration Service), and due process, he is one of them. According to Tariq, his citizenship process has been arbitrarily delayed due to a police fine that was canceled. “In March last

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Twitter (@persut): No Afghan migrants to Finland

The Perussuomalaiset (PS)* party hates migrants from Muslim countries. It hates these people so much that it rarely utters the word “Muslim” and “African.” PS tweet below states: Do we want to help – or do we want more migrants? The best way to help them in neighboring [countries]. One Afghan to Finland costs as

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KOTOUTUMINEN #17: Cultural sensitivity deniers and silent support for institutional racism 

Silence can be very revealing. It’s not what you say but what you do not say. Your inaction and silence in the face of racism, specifically against institutional racism, speaks volumes. This fact is one of the biggest challenges to Finland during this century. The outspoken racist is a danger, but the worst threat is

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The tightening of the Border Guard Act is an example of Finland’s disdain for human rights

EU Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović expressed concern about the human rights of asylum seekers after parliament amended Section 16 of the Border Guard Act. The amendment allows Finland, in emergency cases, to close the border and severely restrict the rights of asylum seekers to seek refuge.  I still don’t understand how Finland can close all the border

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Twitter (Jani Mäkelä): Selling Finland down the river to Trump-backing politicians

US Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri announced that he would vote against Finland’s and Sweden’s membership in Nato. Finnish Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MP Jani Mäkelä pleaded with him to change his mind. Good luck. The January 6 hearing last week made a horse’s ass of Hawley, one of former President Donal Trump’s avid followers who believes

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How the Finnish media looks the other way

Hungary’s strongman denounced in a speech Saturday “mixed race” nations. While there was outrage in Europe about his racist comment, there was silence from some political circles like the Perussuomalaiset (PS)*, which are Orbán’s admirers. He said in Romania over the weekend that migration had split Europe and that Europeans who mix with non-Europeans “are

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Is there racism in Finland?

Although I have published several posts about racism in Finland, two of them published in 2008 and 2014 are still valid. After living over 40 years in Finland and having a Finnish mother, racism is a problem that not only hinders the country from finding its potential but retards and stunts careers. Some of us

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Exposing white Finnish privilege #88: A Facebook page that asks white people if they look like a Finn?

Thanks to a Facebook page and a story in Helsingin Sanomat, I became on Monday, a member of a group called “Do I look Finnish?” Nothing wrong with that, but if the page attempts to reinforce stereotypes about Finns, then something is rotten in Denmark. Understanding how far-right groups like the Perussuomalaiset (PS)*, Suomen Sisu,

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Europe is just as stuck as the US in its racism

The rise of hostile populism and white supremacy politics in the US and Europe is no coincidence. But a reminder of how little historical psychoanalysis we have done to overcome our bigotry, racism, and hostility towards people who are different from us. While some may disregard these facts as something minor or untrue, they will

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Police open new investigation of National Coalition Party MP Wille Rydman

After an initial police investigation into alleged sexual harassment by National Coalition Party (Kokoomus) MP Wille Rydman, the National Bureau of Investigation (Keskusrikospoliisi) announced that it had opened a preliminary investigation into the MP’s activities. Rydman is a staunch anti-Muslim who is unofficially Kokoomus’ Jussi Halla-aho. Halla-aho is the former chairperson of the far-right Perussuomalaiset

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The United States gets a taste of its bad karma

With all the noise going on in the United States due to the Jan. 6 Committee hearings, which have shown how former President Donald Trump attempted to stay in power with the help of a coup, one wonders if all that is happening is bad karma. No matter how much exceptionalism people in the United

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Cold war journalism in Finland: Ghostbusting the past (City in English 3/1990)

Migrant Tales will launch stories about how the cold war, or Finlandization, encouraged self-censorship and censorship. My journalism career began in 1986, when I made a living from writing. As a journalist writing for the Finnish and foreign media, the foreign ministry warned me several times about questioning Finland’s foreign policy and human rights violations

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Exposing white privilege in Finland #87: Social segregation is not white Finland’s fault

The recent article and editorial in Helsingin Sanomat about social segregation in Finland is a good example of how white privilege deals with growing social segregation. Finland’s largest daily, Helsingin Sanomat, published an editorial Thursday about how social segregation is growing in Finland. That follows a story about how some schools in Espoo have more

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Homogeeninen kansallisvaltio? Ei kiitos! 

Olimme yllättyneet Perussuomalaisten (Ps) nuorison kolmannen varapuheenjohtajan Lauri Laitisen kirjoituksesta,* joilla hän puolusti kansallisvaltiota ja sen etnistä ja kielelistä homogeenisuutta.   Myös yllätyimme miksi Helsingin Sanomat julkaisi kirjoituksen jossa on niin paljon epäasiallisuus. Voisinko minä julkaista esim. kirjoituksen jossa vaadin naisten paluuta hellan ääreen? Tällaiset ajatukset eivät ole mitään uutta. Natsi-Saksan sotarikollinen Alfred Rosenberg, joka tuomittiin

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Migrant Tales celebrates 15th anniversary

Migrant Tales celebrates its 15 anniversary today. You can read our flipbook here or the PDF file. What have all these years taught me? That not a single day in the struggle for social justice has been in vain. Media inquiries: 040 8400773 Thank you for your support.

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Minority voices in the anti-racism debate

Considering that discrimination in the labor market is well-documented in numerous studies, it is surprising how little is still being done to challenge this problem and how migrant and minority voices are excluded from the debate. True, some stories quote migrants, but they are usually the victims and not the experts with solutions. The lack

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Join us! Migrant Tales turns 15 years!

Migrant Tales, the oldest anti-racism blog in Finland, will celebrate its 15th anniversary on May 30. We are planning to publish an online magazine to commemorate the event. Apart from a section with greetings from people and associations, we will publish poetry, pictures, drawings, essays from our activists and readers in Finland and abroad. You

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A racist explanation by the chair of parliament’s foreign affairs committee of Finland why Ukrainian refugees are better than other ones

Despite all the objections to racism and Islamophobia in Finland, the silence and sub-rosa nods why such social ills continue to take root in the country. The chair of parliament’s foreign affairs committee, Jussi Halla-aho of the far-right Perussuomalaiset (PS)*, explained why Europe should open its arms to Ukrainians and shut the door on refugees

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Nato membership knocking at the door

As the Finnish launches a process to consider the nation’s Nato membership, while the frightening news from the war in Ukraine floods the media, all of us living in the country need to stop and think how we got into this situation and where to turn now. Perhaps we also need to reflect why we

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Tekophyhä

Kun muutamat opiskelijat kysyivät miksi ukrainalaisia saavat kaikki viisumi oleskella EU maissa ja toiset, mm. Lähi- idästä, eivät saaneet, kerroin heille sana, joka paljastaa hyvin asia:

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Russian aggression against Ukraine threatens Finland and exposes hypocrisy

It finally happened. Russia launched a full-scale invasion of a sovereign country like Ukraine. Apart from former President Donald Trump, who admires Vladimir Putin like many of the far-right Republicans, in Europe, we have racists and populists who are rooting for Russian aggression openly and silently. Caught with their hypocrisy and political pants down, populist

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Reija Härkönen: Bidee, biudeetti, bjödee

Reija Härkönen Presidentinvaalien alla v. 2012 RKP:n ehdokkaan nimen kirjoittaminen oli somen kielikriittisille lähes mahdoton tehtävä. Osa virheistä meni painovirheiden ja huolimattomuuden piikkiin – Biudet, Biadet. Sekään ei tietysti ollut kovin kohteliasta, kun puhutaan yhden poliittisen puolueen ja siis yhden kansanosan valitsemasta ehdokkaasta maan korkeimpaan virkaan – nimi pitäisi tietysti aina pyrkiä kirjoittamaan oikein. En oikein

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Racism, sexism, homophobia, bullying, discrimination, and misogyny are a blow to Finnish police trust

London Mayor Sadiq Khan took a proactive approach to discrimination in the Metropolitan Police. We need the same in Finland to deal with a problematic issue in the Finnish police force. “Last week I made it clear to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner (Cressida Dick) the scale of the change I believe is urgently required to

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Seinäjoki police wrapping up their suspected hate crime investigation. Charges are expected this month.

The Seinäjoki police, which had taken over a year and eight months to investigate a crime when Fares Al-Obaidi was attacked by over ten people from the Western Finnish town of Teuva, plans to bring charges this month, according to the victim. The incident happened on June 6, 2020 when over ten suspected townspeople from

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Mayday! Mayday! The Perussuomalaiset are sinking

The recent poll on the regional elections shows eveals and exposes the far-right Perussuomalaiset (PS)*, who suffered a 3.3 percentage point fall, as a one-issue party. The regional elections, which will be held on Sunday, will transfer power from municipalities to regional councils, which will manage health care and emergency services. Sunday’s election appears to

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Onko porvariston hillitty rasismi hyväksyttävää?

Reija Härkönen Timo Soini kirjoitti blogissaan 20.9.2015 otsikon ”Maahanmuuttolinja kiristyy huomattavasti” alle seuraavasti: ”Perussuomalaiset ovat jo vuosia varoittaneet sekä moraalittomasta europolitiikasta ja löperöstä maahanmuuttopolitiikasta Euroopassa, myös Suomessa. Minua, EU-politiikasta ja Jussi Halla-ahoa maahanmuuttopolitiikasta, on arvosteltu rajusti. Vääriksi väitteitämme ei ole todistettu”. Tuohon päivään mennessä perussuomalaisten rasistinen ja uusfasistinen henki oli jo moneen kertaan pulpahtanut pintaan,

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European Islamophobia Report: Finland

The European Islamophobia Report 2020 was published on December 29. Below is the Finland chapter of the report. The editors for the report are Dr. Enes Bayrakli and Dr. Farid Hafez. While the government of Prime Minister Sanna Marin has tried to roll back some of the draconian immigration law measures of the previous government,

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Bye-bye Inger Støjberg, something is not always rotten in Denmark

Former Danish immigration and integration minister, Inger Støjberg, was convicted to 60 days in prison for illegally separating asylum-seeking couples if the partner was under 18, reports Euronews. An uncompromising Islamophobic hardliner who served as minister during 2005-2019 was also responsible for passing a law that required asylum seekers to hand over valuables like jewelry

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Some SAMK students of Kankaanpää feel that the school hasn’t given them enough support

After the police had detained five white Finnish terrorist suspects in the town of Kankaanpää, students at the fine arts campus of the Satakunta University of Applied Science (SAMK) were surprised to read from Iltalehti that one of the apparent targets of the terrorist suspects was the school. SAMK’s Kankaanpää campus has about 300 students.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: How military spending screws us and the coronavirus pandemic

THIS STORY WAS UPDATED In light of the early warning signs and red lights flashing concerning the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), there is a moral to the pandemic that is wreaking havoc: military spending, investment in weapon technology, and building walls will not keep you secure. How does the quote below tweeted by Natalia del

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Facebook Soldiers of Odin: Asylum seeker and migrant hunting season have kicked off…

Far-right vigilante group Soldiers of Odin want to take the law in their hands by hunting pedophiles. After a bla-bla-bla Finnish macho rant, one of the vigilante members takes a club and starts threatening suspected “paedophiles,” which is a word used to mean asylum seekers. The masked vigilante warns in the video: “Pedophiles and raunchy

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Toisen kirjeen suomalaisille suomalaiselta äidiltä miehensä säilönotosta ja mahdollisesta pakkopalautuksesta

Migrant Tales julkaisee toisen kirjeen suomalaiselta naiselta, joka synyttää pian irakilaismiehen ja hänen toisen lapsen. Ensimmäinen kirje julkaistiin toukokuun alussa. Suomessa, Maahanmuuttovirasto (Migri) katsoo ettei lapsi tarvitse isänsä ja siksi hänet voi pakkopaualttaa. Hyvä lukija,  Lasteni isää on pidetty nyt säilössä 43 päivää. Tänä aikana hän on jäänyt niin paljosta paitsi, lapsemme oppii joka päivä uusia

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Minority representation and trickle-down equality

“There are two lessons to learn from Mr. [Sajid] Javid’s appointment: The fight against an unjust immigration system [in the UK] does not change with a new home secretary, and if we remain satisfied with representation as the sole means of progress, diversity becomes a shield for a government’s institutionally racist policies.” “If we get more

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Four questions about the Finnish chapter of The State of Islamophobia in Europe report

The State of Islamophobia in Europe report was published on Monday. Linda Hyökki, is the researcher who did the report on Finland. Migrant Tales asked her four questions about the report.  Linda Hyökki* Migrant Tales (MT): What surprised you the most about doing the last report on Finland? Leena Hyökki: “There were no drastically surprising changes when

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Two deportations, one Afghan, one Iraqi

Migrant Tales got two messages Wednesday night from two asylum seekers. One told about an Afghan asylum seeker at the Espoo asylum reception center run by Luona, and the other was of an Iraqi national at the Suonsaari asylum reception center in Mikkeli. Both were detained by the police and are awaiting deportation. 

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Stop Killing Rohingya demonstration to take place on Friday (Sept. 15) in Turku (Yliopistokatu 21) at 4pm-5:30pm

Abdel Bettahar, one of the organizers of the Stop Killing Rohingya demonstration this Friday in Turku (Yliopistokatu 25) says that protest aims to help people understanding of the persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. “We are apolitical and our only aim is that people would understand the persecution that the Rohingya are suffering

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Eettinen yritys toimii vastuullisesti

Kerroin aiemmin, että moneen suomalaiseen kotiin on tullut Juha Kärkkäisen oman kaupan ilmaisjakelumainoslehti KauppaSuomi. Kerroin myös, että lehdessä ei ole ainoastaan tuotteiden mainontaa, vaan mainosten seassa on artikkeleita, joissa muun muassa syytetään juutalaisia Suomen ”ongelmista”. Myös Iltalehdessä on kirjoitus aiheesta. Iltalehdessä väitetään, että KauppaSuomi artikkelin kirjoittaja Arvi Pihkala on uusnatsien ”johtaja” Juuso Tahvanainen. Kerroin myös,

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A message from a 13-year-old asylum seeker girl that will be deported: “Good night”

The ordeal of the Iraqi family of nine that is expects to be deported possibly Wednesday hasn’t ended but there is hope despite everything. One of the children of the family, who is 13, sends a message below from the immigration removal center at Joutseno: “Good night.” The youngest member of the family is 1.5

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w2eu.info: How to stop a deportation

Deportations appear to be on the rise these days. Politically they help give bigoted and racist politicians clout among voters. President Donald Trump has a plan to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States and Europe is following the same path.

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ترجمة لمقابلة صحفية تمت بين الصحفي و ناشط حقوق الانسان انريكي تسسييري مع السفير العراقي في هلسنكي الدكتور مثيل مضيف مجيد السبتي.

لحوار كان ساعة واحدة يدور حول مدى قبول الحكومة العراقية لطالبي اللجوء الذين تود الحكومة الفنلندي ترحيلهم قسريا للعراق.حيث قال انه العراق لم يعطي الصلاحية او الضوء الاخضر لاي رحلات طيران تحمل عراقيين مرحلين قسريا الى العراق لانه لا يوجد هنالك اي اتفاقية او مذكرة موقعة بين الجانبين لاي شكل من اشكال الترحيل القسري للاشخاص

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A small far-right Suomi ensin! demonstration again and the media cherishes a story

Suomi ensin! (Finland first!) is a far-right group that goes to different places in Finland to stir up anti-immigration sentiment and hatred for migrants. Even if their demonstrations attract few people, they get a lot of attention in the national media. On Saturday afternoon their demonstration attracted 300* people to the eastern Helsinki neighborhood of

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Culture is everything learned and privilege is your social passport to a group

If culture is anything learned, then privilege is your social passport to a certain group. Some of the things written on your social passport as you cross boundaries of privilege are ethnicity, language and your own view of “where you belong.” Check out some quotes on what is privilege. Even if culture is everything learned,

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(Migrant Tales November 6, 2011) Kansan Uutiset: Ihmisoikeudet ohjaamaan maahanmuuttojournalismi

Migrant Tales insight: Helsingin Sanomat editor Riikka Venäläinen was quoted this week on Etelä-Suomen Sanomat as saying that the Finland’s largest daily commits mistakes when covering immigration issues.  One got the impression that even if  Helsingin Sanomat is striving to report more fairly and comprehensively the issue, Venäläinen made it sound as if it was

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When racism in Finland becomes “normal”

Migrant Tales insight: As the politicians and media in Finland turn their backs on the ever-increasing racism in this country, there are a few brave people who don’t remain silent. A brave young woman in Lahti preferred not to remain silent at a bar as two black men were being harassed at a bar in

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A note to asylum seekers coming here: Welcome to Finland!

Dear prospective Asylum Seeker, We want to welcome you to Finland! The Finnish foreign ministry and the government have launched a controversial social media campaign to deter refugees. The aim of the campaign is to tighten conditions for refugees in order to stem the influx of people seeking asylum in Finland. The reason is simple:

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Facebook: Racism and the horse’s ass

Christian Thibault, an anti-racism activist, asks a good question: Will those that have a racist political agenda look like a horse’s ass in the future? Excellent question.    This Facebook posting was reprinted by Migrant Tales with permission.  

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Camilla Edström Ödemark’s White Voids art exhibition to open in Helsinki on April 2

Migrant Tales will publish a feature on Camilla Edström Ödemark’s and her White Voids art exhibition which will open on April 2 at the Third Space Gallery, Tarkk’ampujankatu 18, Helsinki.  Camilla writes:  In order to suppress you need to mask yourself as a true underdog. It must be your rights that are threatened, your words

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What kind of a year was 2014 for our ever-growing culturally diverse society?

For Finland’s ever-growing culturally and ethnically diverse community, 2014 will be remembered for many good and bad things. At the top of the good things, there’s the Olen suomalainen video but the list of toxic news far outweighs the latter like Tom Packalén’s “racist youth mobs with migrant backgrounds” and Pia Kauma’s “baby carriages.”  Migrant Tales

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Jussi Halla-aho: “Do not tolerate the intolerant one”

  Migrant Tales insight: We get a lot of email and tip-offs from our readers. The latest one we got is of three blog entry translations in English of Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MEP Jussi Halla-aho, who was convicted for ethnic agitation. This last one, Do not tolerate the intolerant one, was published in Scripta on December 20, 2007.  Apart

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Jussi Halla-aho: France the football giant

  Migrant Tales insight: We get a lot of email and tip-offs from our readers. The latest one we got is of three blog entry translations in English of Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MEP Jussi Halla-aho, who was convicted for ethnic agitation. This second one, France the football giant, was published in Scripta on July 2, 2006. Apart from understanding

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Jussi Halla-aho: Of human value

Migrant Tales insight: We get a lot of email and tip-offs from our readers. The latest one we got is of three blog entry translations in English of Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MEP Jussi Halla-aho, who was convicted for ethnic agitation. This first one, Of human value, was published in Scripta on April 13, 2005. Apart from

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Migrant Tales turns 7 years today

I’m very proud of the work that Migrant Tales has done to be a voice of those whose views and situation are understood poorly and heard faintly by the media, politicians and public. We strongly believe that words can move mountains and taking into account the intolerance and xenophobia that has lifted its head in Finland

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You, Migrant Tales and 2014

The Migrant Tales team wants to take the opportunity to thank all of our readers and supporters.  This beautiful drawing was by Luis Blanchard in Argentina. We look forward to another good year in our struggle to promote in Finland a culturally diverse society that is united by mutual acceptance, respect and equal opportunities. Migrant

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Migrant Tales’ Christmas wish list

Today, on Christmas Day, Migrant Tales wishes the following: A Finland with no racism A Finland where intolerance is shameful A Finland with no hate A Finland that encourages mutual acceptance …mutual respect and equal opportunities for all A Finland that is inclusive A Finland that finds its strength through solidarity, not fear Peace   Source:

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Press Statement: Malicious prank against Migrant Tales

MIGRANT TALES STATEMENT December 16, 2013 The Migrant Tales blog was the victim of a malicious prank over the weekend by a group of users from Hommaforum, an anti-immigration forum notorious in Finland for its promotion of anti-immigration sentiment. A story sent to us anonymously was in fact a bogus story intended to cast doubt

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Aspergers and Ableism Part 1: Introductions

The following is part of a personal statement I originally wrote to apply for the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) last year, before I came to study in Finland and eventually settle in the Nordic countries. I plan to discuss the culture and challenges of the Autism/Asperger’s community, and how I believe the issue of

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Book review: “The Myth of the Muslim Tide”

One of Migrant Tales’ aims has been to bust urban myths about immigrants and minorities. A book published last week by Alfred Knopf Canada, The Myth of the Muslim Tide, aims to do just that concerning Muslims.  Writes Doug Saunders, the author of the book: “In the U.S., anti-Muslim bigotry has reached such alarming levels

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Siirtolaisuusinstituutti: ”Mun stadi” kertoo Helsingistä somalinuorten näkökulmasta

Siirtolaisuusinstituutin syksyn toinen kirjauutuus esittelee siirtolaisnuorison ajatuksia Suomesta ja suomalaisuudesta. Kirjan tekemiseen osallistuneita nuoria yhdistää se, että heidän vanhempansa ovat kotoisin Somaliasta ja että he ovat koko lapsuutensa tai ainakin suuren osan siitä asuneet Suomessa. Kirjassa nuoret tarkastelevat sanoin ja kuvin suhdettaan uuteen kotikaupunkiinsa Helsinkiin. Here is a link to YLE about the book. ”Mun Stadi”

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Racist “coupons” found at the Leppävaara death trial

By Migrant Tales The trial of the death of Adisalam Mohamed Abdulahi, who was killed in February in  Leppävaara, began Thursday in Espoo. Migrant Tales has learned that in the afternoon, when the court adjourned for a short break, there were coupons scattered next to the courtroom with racist text.    A coupon that was pictured

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Midsummer greetings from Migrant Tales

Migrant Tales wishes all of its readers a magical and wonderful Midsummer. While we celebrate the longest day of the year in Finland, in Bolivia they honor the shortest and the coldest. In many respects, Midsummer is like the legend when Väinämöinen, one of the heroes of the Kalevala, built a copper boat and sailed

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Kouvolan Sanomat of Finland asks four people if they’d work for a foreign company

You’d think that most Finns know that their country is part of the globalized world…Well, almost everyone knows but there are just a few who haven’t figured it out.  Kouvola Sanomat: Do you have anything against being hired by a foreign-owned company? Ville-Matti Ahola: “At the moment I am employed, but if I needed a job I’d

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MTV3 poll shows support for PS to have plummeted to 5%

If the municipal election of October were held today, only 5% would vote for the right-wing populist Perussuomalaiset (PS) party, according to a poll published Wednesday by MTV3. The latest poll is further proof that support for the PS continues to plummet compared with the impressive gains it made in last year’s election. In the

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Migrant Rights’ Network of the UK: The Elephant in the Workplace – Why it’s time we talked about migration and labour exploitation

        Dr Sam Scott* Certainly, it is rare for evidence of worker mistreatment to come to the fore but this does not mean, in our opinion, that it is ipso facto rare. Partly, the challenge is one of identifying workplace exploitation and persuading victims to come forward with evidence. Partly, it is about how

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Kyllä neuvonnalle, ei kriminalisoinnille ympärileikkausasiassa

Husein Muhammed Vihreät päätti viikonloppuna puoluekokouksessaan, että poikien ei-lääketieteellisistä syistä tehtävistä ympärileikkauksista pitää päästä eroon neuvonnan keinoin. Vihreän miesliikkeen aloite, että ympärileikkauksen kieltoa pitäisi alkaa ajamaan välittömästi, kuitenkin hylättiin. Poikien ympärileikkaus ei ole missään maassa kiellettyä. Myös seksuaalisuuden ja ihmissuhteiden asiantuntijana toimiva Sexpo-säätiö on aloittamassa Ehjä-nimisen hankkeen, jonka tarkoituksena on ehkäistä kulttuurisista tai uskonnollisista syistä tehtäviä

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Who is Migrant tales?

Migrant Tales is a blog that debates some of the salient issues facing the immigrant and minority community in Finland. It aims to be a voice for those whose views and situation are understood poorly and heard faintly by the media and politicians.

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