Posts Tagged: asylum reception center

Two videos and a picture of the protest by asylum seekers at the Kolari reception center in Finland

Some 120 asylum seekers at the Kolari asylum reception center in Lapland took part in a protest today to demand better treatment. “Today it went well,” an asylum seeker told Migrant Tales. “Everyone was outside protesting, even children, except for four people.” One resident described the camp was like being “in a living hell.” Kolari

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Security guards at Luona’s Pitäjänmäki reception center continue to treat asylum seekers with disrespect

Migrant Tales continues to hear about how some security guards at Luona, a private company that operates eight asylum reception centers in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, and Hyvinkää, abuse their power. In February, the company’s general manager, Milja Saksi, said that the company has taken the necessary steps to address the racist treatment of its asylum seekers.

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