Posts Tagged: ethnic hatred

Are we sowing the seeds of a second Holocaust in Europe?

If we look at this famous, or infamous, picture of Germans rounding up Jews in Warsaw to be sent to a death camp, a harrowing question emerges: Could it happen again? Instead of Jews would there be Roma, Muslims or even Jews being escorted at gunpoint to a box car? Even if such a question

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Will JSN react to the A-Studio program on rape convictions?

I have sent a complaint to the  Council for Mass Media in Finland (JSN) concerning the A-Studio program that gave, in my opinion, a one-sided view of a problem that has an impact on all immigrants living in Finland. A-Studio claimed that a quarter of all rape convictions in Finland during the first five months of the year

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Lieksa Facebook court case begins today in Pohjois-Karjala, Finland

A court case involving eight suspects accused of inciting ethnic hatred in Lieksa via the Facebook page, “Mamu keskustelu ilman sensuuria (lieksa),” or “Immigrant debate without censorship (Lieksa),” began today. The deputy state prosecutor is demanding for two of the suspects four-month prison terms and lesser sentences and fines for the rest.

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Kotka PS councilman gets slapped with 420-euro fine for inciting ethnic hatred

Perussuomalaiset (PS) councilman for Kotka, Freddy Van Wonterghem got slapped with a 420-euro fine for inciting ethnic hatred against a group, according to Kymen Sanomat. While the fine is small compared with PS MP James Hirvisaari’s 1,424 euros in December, it is symbolic and reveals, albeit modestly, that Finland has the teeth to stand up against hate speech.

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