Posts Tagged: Finland

Finance Minister Katri Kulmuni’s grotesque Internet poll is a symptom of a wider social problem in Finland

The Center Party of Finland is a liability to the future of Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s government. We already saw how they forced former Prime Minister Antti Rinne to resign. And then, we witnessed Finance Minister Katri Kulmuni’s Instagram poll. Kulmuni’s post not only exposed her total disregard for human lives and the country’s international

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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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Asylum seekers start indefinite demonstration in front of the Finnish Immigration Service

A group of present and former asylum seekers decided to hold an indefinite demonstration in front of Helsinki’s Finnish Immigration Service’s (Migri) on Thursday for better rights and security in Finland. Walid Sahib, one of the persons taking part in the demonstration, said that the most important matter is to raise awareness for the plight

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: How to celebrate Finland’s Independence Day

The best present that we can receive on Finland’s Independence Day is an inclusive society that respects everyone irrespective of their background. Mutual respect is the bridge that unites this society. So set aside your medals, distinctions, and invitations to the President’s Independence Day ball because social equality and respect for diversity is the only

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Some good news concerning the bed bug problem at the Jämsä asylum reception center

Good news! The management of the Jämsä asylum reception center decided today to throw away all the furniture, some mattresses, and buy new ones deal with a bed bug problem that has persisted since before November 2018. The reception center, located in central Finland about 4 kilometers from the nearest market, is run by Pihlajalinna,

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Kotoutuminen #6: The white Finnish teacher and the migrant adult child. Stop infantilizing!

Red lights should start flashing whenever a person teaching integration 101 to newly arrived migrants states: “These students are my children.” It is important to note, however, that there are many good and inspiring teachers who do wonders for their students and make them feel welcome. But for those who see their students as “children,”

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