Posts Tagged: Anjem Courdary

Finland’s response to extremism should be more openess and democracy

An editorial on Thursday’s Helsingin Sanomat comments about Anjem Choudary’s visit to Finland last week. It points out correctly that hate speech should be condemned irrespective who makes it. Living in a culturally diverse society requires more mutual acceptance, not less acceptance and respect. Some of the controversial statements made by the cleric was that

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Suomen Sisu and its red herrings: Radical Islamists are now gaining a foothold in Finland

Suomen Sisu, a far right anti-immigration association, said in a statement today that it was concerned about “radical Islamists” gaining a foothold in  Finland after Anjem Courdary’s visit to Helsinki on Thursday.   Is the extremist association were honest, it would take a good look at itself in the mirror and warn us as well about

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