Deported Somali asylum seeker from Finland allegedly jailed and then released

by , under Muhammed Shire and Enrique Tessieri

Migrant Tales has learned that a Somali asylum seeker deported from Finland to the Somali capital Mogadishu was allegedly arrested and then released a few hours after his arrival. He arrived in Somalia on Wednesday at 11 am Finnish time. 

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UPDATED (18.3 at 8:33 pm EST): The asylum seeker, who is now at a relative’s home in Mogadishu, said that he had three rejections for asylum and had started a new asylum process.

He said that he fears to be in Somalia and doesn’t dare venture outside his home.

The asylum seeker is hopeful that he’ll get a positive answer on his new asylum application in Finland.