Posts Tagged: oulu

Luottavatko vähemmistöt Suomen lehdistöön?

Tässä mielipidekirjoitus, joka julkaistiin maaliskuussa Karjalaisissa. Tarjoisin kirjoitusta ensiksi Helsingin Sanomiin, mutta tuli seuraava vastaus: “Kiitos kirjoituksesta. Runsaan tarjonnan takia meillä ei ole mahdollisuutta julkaista sitä.” Karjalaisissa poistettiin muutamia kohtia kirjoituksesta. Tässä alkuperäinen kirjoitus. Yksi lehdistön tärkein tehtävä on olla yhteiskunnan vahtikoira ja valvoa kaikkien oikeuksia.  Kuinka hyvin Suomen lehdistö valvoo vähemmistöjen, kuten muslimien, oikeuksia?

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LAUSUNTO: POHJOIS SUOMEN ISLAMILAINEN YHDYSKUNTA: Muslimiyhteiso halua työskentelä tehdäkseen Oulusa paremman asumispaikan kaikille

ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF NORTHERN FINLAND POHJOIS SUOMEN ISLAMILAINEN YHDYSKUNTA Linnankatu 23-25, 90100. Puh: 0500582371 Lausunto Oulun muslimiyhteisö on tehnyt paljon ja aikoo jatkaa väsymättömästi työskentelyä tehdäkseen kaupungistamme paremman asumispaikan kaikille. Suojelupoliisilta on tullut raportti 22. päivä Maaliskuuta Suomen turvallisuustilanteesta. Mitään ei mainittu muslimiyhteisön panoksesta. Kansan pitäisi tieätää meidän panoksesta, mitä annamme maan turvallisuuden eteen. Vuonna

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Junes Lokka’s “racist” and “Nazi clown” case: Court sends clear message who has racist immunity in Finland

When white people decide what is racism and what the boundaries are, they mess up and make matters worse for migrants, minorities and Others. What are we supposed to make out of this? A well-known anti-immigration activist with ties to neo-Nazi and Islamophobic groups is called in a closed Facebook group by a journalist “a

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City of Oulu’s “ban” on asylum seekers visiting day-care centers and schools may be unconstitutional. “Ban” to be lifted on April 14.

The City of Oulu plans to lift a ban on asylum seekers visiting day care centers and schools on April 14, according to Mika Penttilä, the city’s director of education and culture. “This is not a ban,” said Penttilä, “but a recommendation that asylum seekers are not allowed to visit day-care centers and schools.”

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Oulu mosque vandalized for the ninth time

The Oulu mosque was vandalized Tuesday for the ninth time since September 2017, according to Dr Abul Mannan, who heads the Islamic Society of Northern Finland. The police said in a statement the attack took place at 5:10 am when a suspect smashed a window with a bike rack and threw a smoke grenade inside the premises.  The fire department was called as well. 

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Oulu’s knee-jerk reaction to the sexual assault crimes will do a lot of harm to the city’s image. Blame the media, police, politicians.

The question Migrant Tales asked a while back if the City of Oulu’s decision to ban visits by asylum seekers to child care centers and schools is legal. Can you ban a single group, in this case, asylum seekers, from visiting such places? As far as how the law works in Finland, the ban should

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Exposing Finnish white privilege #60: Oulu, OULU! Awaken and sniff the racist coffee.

Apart from the minors who were the victims of Oulu, other casualties are Finland’s migrant community and especially Muslim asylum seekers and refugees. Anti-Hate Crime Organisation Finland If the structure does not permit dialogue the structure must be changed. Paulo Freire THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED The hysteria generated by the sexual assault cases of

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ANTI-HATE CRIME ORGANISATION STATEMENT: You should not generalize and label all migrants

STATEMENT 5.2.2019 Suomen viharikosvastainen yhdistys ry Finska Anti-Harbrottsorganisation rf Anti-Hate Crime Organisation Finland   The news about the sexual assault cases in the northern Finnish city of Oulu have shocked everyone irrespective of the person’s cultural and religious background. Even so, in racializing the problem and debating whether sexual abuse is linked to a person’s

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SUOMEN VIHARIKOSVASTAINEN YHDISTYKSEN TIEDOTE: Ei saa leimata kaikkia maahanmuuttajia

TIEDOTE 5.2.2019 Suomen viharikosvastainen yhdistys ry Finska Anti-Harbrottsorganisation rf Anti-Hate Crime Organisation Finland Uutiset Oulun kaupungissa tapahtuneista seksuaalirikoksista ovat järkyttäneet monia kulttuurista ja uskonnollisesta taustasta riippumatta. Kun leimataan keskustelussa seksuaaliset rikokset kulttuuriin ja uskontoon liittyviksi, se vie meitä kauemmas ongelman ratkaisuista ja oikeista lääkkeistä tähän sairauteen. Alaikäisten uhrien lisäksi, uhreja ovat myös Suomen maahanmuuttajat ja

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Warning: Islamophobic content – schools and daycare centers in Oulu to temporarily ban visiting rights by asylum seekers, refugees

Here is a story you would never expect to read in a country like Finland, which bases its values on social equality, human rights and mutual respect. The decision to ban asylum seekers and refugees from visiting schools and daycare centers in Oulu due to the suspected sexual abuse cases raises a lot of questions. 

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After Metsälä, Joutseno, Oulu will become Finland’s third immigration removal center

Finland’s third immigration removal center will start operating from the summer of 2019 in the northern city of Oulu, according to YLE. Finland has two detention centers located in the Helsinki neighborhood of Metsälä and in the eastern Finnish town of Joutseno.  The new immigration removal center house 30 people. The Finnish Immigration Service (Migri)

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Timo Soini's little PS fish and big PS fishes

The PS councilman Tommi Rautio scandal, where he stated on Facebook that he’d decorate the Finn who killed a Moroccan native in cold blood at a pizzeria Oulu, is turning into a messy Breivik-type watershed for the Perussuomalaiset (PS). The concern raised by PS chairman Timo Soini, and how the Rautio scandal has already impacted the party’s popularity internally and externally, is clear in its new non-convincing get-tough stance on racism.

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Another tragic killing of an immigrant in Finland, in Oulu again

This is the third story in a span of over two weeks where an immigrant has died violently. The latest tragic event took place in Oulu, where a Somali national fell off the sixth floor trying to escape three Finns that barged into his home. A Finn entered a pizzeria in Oulu and shot dead an immigrant worker and injured the owner after he took his life.

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Migrant Tales wants to hear your story

Thanks to you, Migrant Tales has achieved one of its most important aims: “To be a voice for those whose views and situation are understood poorly and heard faintly by the media, politicians and public.” In order for our voice to be heard by politicians, civil servants and the general public, we would like to publish more stories about your experiences in Finland.

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UPDATE: Somali young man leaps to his death in Oulu, Finland

The cause of the death of a Somali male in Oulu on Tuesday appears to be as Migrant Tales correctly reported a hate crime involving three Finns who entered the man’s home by force and caused him to leap from his sixth-floor apartment balcony. The young man died the same day later in hospital.

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Somali young man leaps to his death in Oulu, Finland

The cause of the death of a Somali male in Oulu on Monday night is still unresolved after he leaped to his death from his sixth-floor apartment balcony. Police have not confirmed the cause of death but neighbors contacted by Migrant Tales claim that the eighteen-year-old was attacked by a group of Finns who had entered his home by force

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