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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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21.3.2019
Statement Open letter to the Helsinki Police Department on the International Day of Elimination of Racial Discrimination

We are alarmed by the constant racist and rude behavior of some officers towards migrants at the Helsinki Police (Pasila Police Houses). Free Movement Network has received feedback from several migrants of colour about the bad treatment they have experienced whilst dealing with officers of Helsinki Police Department (HPD). It seems that the police does […]

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