Posts Tagged: Civil rights

Migrant Tales Literary: Galactic prayer

By Dana دعای کهکشانیای خدایا دستهایم را بگیر، مرا با خود به آسمانها ببر، به زیبایی و شکوه بی نظیرکهکشانها ببرای خدا نامم را صدا کن، کنارم بیا و کلماتم را ادا کن، مرا به سرزمینهایی ببر که تنها باشم، تنهای تنهای تنها• از فنلاند دورم کن که در امنیت و زنده  و فرخنده و پا برجا

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Indefinite detention of a naturalized Finn held without any charges by the police

Migrant Tales insight: We got an email from a reader who was worried about the fate of her partner, who is a Russian-speaking Estonian with Finnish citizenship. He has been detained since 11.10.2018 but still has not been charged with any crime. The woman doesn’t know what will happen and her partner’s lawyer has made it clear that she has still not been made aware of the nature of the case. How long can the Finnish police hold someone without any charges?

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The Finnish Security Intelligence Service’s epic failure in reacting to a terrorist threat in Turku

 In a country like Finland, where the police are demigods, the epic failure of the Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) in not reacting soon enough to the terrorist attack in Turku stands out like a sore thumb. Supo had received a tip in early 2017 from the police about the suspect Abderrahman Mechkah’s radicalized and extremist views, according to YLE News. 

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