NEWS
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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01.9.2021
Invitation to the Annual Fall Meeting of the Association

Dear member of Free Movement association! We are welcoming you to the annual fall meeting on Wednesday 8th of September at 17.00 via Jitsi-meet. Link for joining both meetings is: https://meet.jit.si/VLfallmeeting The materials of the meeting are available online in advance. You can get a link to the materials by sending an email to vapaaliikkuvuus […]

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28.4.2021
Invitation to the Annual Spring Meeting of the Association and Network

Dear member of Free Movement association and/or network! We are welcoming you to the annual spring meeting on Thursday 6th of May at 17.00-19.00 via Jitsi-meet. In the beginning we will have a short annual meeting of the association, following with network meeting. Link for joining both meetings is: https://meet.jit.si/VLspringmeeting2021 The materials of the association’s spring […]

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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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26.11.2019
الحق في البقاء!

تتطلب مظاهرة الحق في البقاء بأن يحصل جميع طالبي اللجوء الذين قدموا إلى فنلندا قبل عام 2017 على تصاريح إقامة غير مشروطة. الوقت: الثلاثاء 10.12. الساعة 3 مساءالموقع: وزارة الداخلية (Kirkkokatu 12, 00170 Helsinki) لقد ظل الآلاف من طالبي اللجوء الذين قدموا إلى فنلندا ينتظرون أكثر من أربع سنوات لاتخاذ قرارات بشأن ما إذا كانوا […]

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26.11.2019
حق اقامت

تظاهرات «حق اقامت» خواستار این است که همه پناهجوهای که قبل از سال 2017 به فنلند آمده اند ،اجازه اقامت بی قید و شرط را دریافت کنند. زمان: سه شنبه 10.12. ساعت 3 بعدازظهر محل: وزارت داخله (Kirkkokatu 12, 00170 Helsinki) هزاران پناهجو که به فنلند آمده اند ، بیش از چهار سال منتظر تصمیم […]

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26.11.2019
RIGHT TO REMAIN! – Demonstration

The Right to Remain demonstration requires that all asylum seekers who have come to Finland before 2017 receive unconditional residence permits.

TIME: Tuesday 10.12. At 3pm
LOCATION: Ministry of the Interior (Kirkkokatu 12) […]

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29.8.2019
Newsletter 2019 Dear member and donor!

Thank you for donating to migrants in difficult situations and supporting our work. This year the need for counceling and economical support has been substantial. Already year 2018 we distributed about 4000 euros more economical support than the previous year, which makes altogether about 10 500 euros. The same trend has continued this year. The […]

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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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