Posts Tagged: racist harassment

Facebook Danilo Canguçu: Racism on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Migrant Tales insight: I got in touch with Danilo Canguçu, whom I thanked for bringing to public attention what had happened after being harassed in a racist manner. He did the right thing, and others should follow his example. Since public authorities too often only offer lip service instead of action in fighting racist abuse,

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A racist harassing a young Muslim woman at the bus terminal of Mikkeli, Finland

On taking the 8:30 pm bus today to Helsinki from Mikkeli, a white-middle-aged redneck (WhiMAR) started to get too close to a young young woman, possibly from Afghanistan, with an older lady and a young man. It wasn’t clear what the man said to the young woman, but he told his fat WhiMAR friend that, “She’s a good- looking woman even if she wears a rag [hijab].”

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Facebook: White Finnish woman hurling racist insults and a bucket of water

Migrant Tales insight: When I read Ruth Waweru-Folabit’s story on Facebook below I wondered what is going on with this country. She is a black woman from Kenya sitting with her two children aged 8 and 3 years with another woman, a white USAmerican and her two children aged 8 and five years. It happened in the Helsinki neighborhood of Herttoniemi.

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Finland: White teenage girls attack physically a 10-year-old and name him “n-word” and “rapist”

Isn’t it surprising how our country, where racism is supposed to be an insignificant problem, is making headlines and encouraging Finns to challenge this social ill. The latest scandal comes from a playground in Helsinki, where a ten-year-old black boy was harassed in a racist manner by teenage girls, who kicked him and called him n-word and rapist, according to Helsingin Sanomat.

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