Iraqi asylum seeker in detention cell 406: “I fear they will deport me next week”

by , under Enrique Tessieri

We published last week a story about Iraqi asylum seeker in detention cell 406 in Lappeenranta, Finland. He was detained on October 23 in the eastern Finnish city of Mikkeli by the police and sent to Lappeenranta. 

The Iraqi asylum seeker launched a new case for asylum while in detention, but it was rejected. His lawyer said that if the appeal doesn’t go through his deportation could happen as early as next week.

Here is an excerpt from our messaging this evening:

The picture on the left was taken last week by the asylum seeker from his detention cell last week. The picture on the right is of the same detention cell but taken tonight.

If anyone wants to send messages of hope to Asylum Seeker in Detention Cell 406, they can do so by emailing to [email protected]

Let’s hope everything turns out well for him.