Posts Tagged: Amon Rautiainen

The Rautiainen scandal: The PS’ short and selective memory

The Amon Rautiainen* scandal, the Perussuomalaiset (PS) municipal council candidate in Kotka who suggested on Facebook that Muslims should be boiled alive, reveals the Finnish anti-immigration party’s short and selective memory.  Freddy Van Wanterghem, the PS chair of the local association in Kotka, is a good example of the party’s double talk, or first I

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Perussuomalaiset candidate: Kill the prime minister, finance minister and boil Muslims alive

What is more serious: encouraging people to kill the prime minister and finance minister of your country or suggesting that Muslims should be boiled alive? The police are presently investigating whether to launch an inquiry against Perussuomalaiset (PS) Kotka municipal election candidate Amon Rautiainen, reports YLE in English.  Rautiainen has publicly apologized for what he wrote on

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