Posts Tagged: Teuvo Hakkarainen

PS’ Teuvo Hakkarainen and Olli Sademies: Ethnic agitation charges and racist bravado

What happens when one present and one former Perussuomalaiset (PS)* politician faces charges for ethnic agitation? Answer: They lie through their teeth and act dumb (which isn’t difficult for these politicians). PS MP Teuvo Hakkarainen got sentenced today for ethnic agitation and will have to pay a fine of 1,160 euros. Olli Sademies, a substitute councilman who retired from the police force, is in court today facing ethnic agitation charges as well.

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Rehellisyyden ja oikeudenmukaisuuden nimessä

”Perussuomalaisten toiminnan perustana ovat rehellisyys, oikeudenmukaisuus, inhimillisyys, tasa-arvo, työn ja yrittämisen kunnioittaminen sekä henkinen kasvu.” Näin perussuomalaiset kertovat heidän arvomaailmastaan. Tänään on vaikea uskoa, että perussuomalaiset ovat rehellisiä. Teuvo Hakkaraisen avustaja Antti Kauronen kertoi oikeudessa, ettei Hakkarainen halua puhua ja, että hän pyysi, että syyte hylätään. ”Kaurosen mukaan Hakkarainen ei ole menetellyt tahallisesti eikä ole

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Finnish PS MP Hakkarainen is charged (alas) for ethnic agitation

Perussuomlaiset (PS)* MP Teuvo Hakkarainen, who has made numerous racist and bigoted statements against Muslims, Somalis and gays finally got charged for ethnic agitation by the state deputy prosecutor. Hakkarainen isn’t the only politician being charged for ethnic agitation. On that shameful list are Mertsu Merivireta, Terhi Kieumunki and Olli Sademies.

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Finland’s blind spot of racism and the incitement of violence against migrants and minorities

July was a busy month for hate speech with the usual bunch of politicians from a particular party hurling insults at migrants and minorities. If we look at the pyramid of hate below, we can see politicians like Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MP Teuvo Hakkarainen and PS youth leader Sebastian Tynkkynen venturing with their comments to the bias-motivated-violence phase, which openly incites violence against migrants and minorities.

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