Posts Tagged: Non-Discrimination Ombudsman

Non-discrimination ombudsman report reinforces that racism against People of African Descent is widespread in Finland

Racism against People of African Descent in Finland occurs every day at the workplace, school, and public spaces, according to a report by the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman. The findings reinforce a study by the European Agency of Fundamental Rights that showed that perceived racist harassment of PAD respondents was the highest in Finland (63%), The report

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Seven months and no justice yet after a Kenyan woman was racially insulted and splashed by a bucket of water

Remember when a Kenyan woman was sitting outside her home in the Helsinki neighborhood of Helsinki one Sunday afternoon on May 22 and a white Finnish woman splashed a bucket of water on her, her children and their friends after shouting racist insults? Well, nothing has happened since then even if Ruth Waweru-Folabit pressed charges against the woman and complained to the non-discrimination ombudsman seven months ago.

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