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Räsänen sees no wrongdoing, ethnic profiling by police with spot identity checks

Christian Democrat (KD) Finnish interior minister, Päivi Räsänen, didn’t see any abuses nor ethnic profiling with spot identity checks of foreigners by the police, according to YLE. The statement follows a story on Wednesday after the office of the Ombudsman for Minorities expressing concern about the large number of complaints that foreigners are being arbitrarily stopped on the basis of their ethnic background.

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