17.11.2020
Newsletter 2020 Dear members and donors!

We would like to thank you for supporting migrants in difficult situations and for your confidence in our work. The year 2019 ended with the Right to Remain demonstration in front of the Finnish Ministry of the Interior on December 10th. Around 250 asylum seekers and Free Movement Network actives from Tampere and Helsinki loudly […]

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30.4.2020
The crisis calls for solidarity: let’s suspend detention and legalize the undocumented

In this statement on the Corona crisis, Free Movement demands that the Finnish government safeguards the rights migrants in a vulnerable position during the epidemic. The crisis affects many groups of migrants in a specific way, such as asylum seekers detained at EU borders. We have been contacted by several concerned people, among others migrants […]

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10.12.2019
RIGHT TO REMAIN! Statement of the Right to Remain demonstration to the Minister of the Interior Maria Ohisalo

The Right to Remain demonstration on Tuesday 10.12. by the Ministry of the Interior in Helsinki demands that all asylum seekers who came to Finland before 2017 receive residence permits. As has been shown several times, the Finnish asylum system didn’t treat fairly those asylum seekers who came during the crisis of European border politics 2015 and 2016. Many have waited more than 4 years for a decision on their future or are forced to live as undocumented migrants. Legalisation through a special, temporary law should be introduced immediately. […]

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