Posts Tagged: asylum policy

UPDATED: How many coronavirus infected refugees at the Espoo asylum reception center?

THIS STORY WAS UPDATED After MTV broke a story about coronavirus infections at the Luona-managed Nihtisilta reception center in Espoo, Migrant Tales got confirmation Wednesday from the company that there are two infected asylum seekers with coronavirus. We had reported Tuesday, citing a source at the reception center, that the possible number of infected asylum

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Helsingin Sanomat’s Saarikoski should seek facts and not rely on his prejudices

The tweet by Saksa Saarikoski of Helsingin Sanomat, Finland’s biggest daily, represents to the tee how our society has changed and become ever-suspicious of asylum seekers. Finland’s interior minister, Maria Ohisalo, has correctly criticized the EU for its lame and disastrous asylum policy. The suggestion that Ohisalo wants to bring refugee minors from the island

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Iraqi asylum seekers vow to continue demonstration in front of the Finnish Immigration Service building

THIS STORY WAS UPDATED After a setback on Sunday, Iraqi demonstrators in front of the Finnish Immigration Service building have vowed to continue their protest, according to Walid Sahib, one of the organizers of the demonstration. A total of four demonstrators were detained by the police on Sunday and released from custody three hours later.

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