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Sweden and Finland in NATO’s Defense of the Baltic States

NATO should defend Sweden and Finland in the event of an armed aggression, although neither country is an alliance member, a senior NATO official said on Wednesday at an event that underscored growing concerns about Russia’s military buildup. Via: Brünnhilde Commodore Hans Helseth, special adviser to the NATO Joint Warfare Center in Norway, said the two nations’ growing ties to ...

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Finland: Muslim raping a ten-year-old girl case Ruling goes against public sense of justice

The Turku Court of Appeal has generated intense debate on social media by acquitting a 23-year-old man Juusuf Muhamed Abbud of the charge of aggravated rape, despite he raped a ten-year-old girl. Via: Aleksi Teivainen – HT Finns have widely expressed their outrage and bafflement with a recent ruling in a case against a Muslim 23-year-old man who raped a ten-year-old girl. The Turku Court ...

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Sipilä: Islam’s growing presence a challenge for Finland, Europe

Islam’s growing presence poses a challenge for both Finland and Europe, estimates Prime Minister Juha Sipilä Via: helsinkitimes.fi Sipilä commented on the issue while speaking to reporters at the Parliament House on Wednesday, underscoring that work remains to be done to both enhance the transparency of how religions are practised and improve the religious literacy of Finns. “If these things are ...

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Shift Of Immigration Debate In Scandinavia

Until recently, the very notion that some European neighborhoods were “no-go” zones was vehemently dismissed by politicians and commentators on both sides of the Atlantic as a myth, a lie, a vicious right-wing calumny. But even as Swedish officials were denying the existence of such zones in their own country, they were secretly mapping them out and overseeing a police ...

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Finnish landlords deny Arab men

Men with Arabic names are having difficulty in private rental housing market in Finland, according to a study. Of the requests signed with an Arab male name, 16 percent answered, while the requests signed with a Finnish female name were answered by 42 percent of the landlords. Via: friatider.se In the study from the Turku Academy, in 2016, a total of 1,459 ...

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Finland will deprive terrorists of their citizenship

The Finnish government will revise the country’s terrorist law and, among other things, deprive terrorists of their citizenship. Additionally, it is illegal to hide illegal immigrants, reports Hufvudstadsbladet. Via: hbl.fi The Finnish Government now clarifies that the legislation should be amended so that double-national terrorists lose their Finnish citizenship. According to Hufvudstadsbladet, the decision is a direct response to the Islamist Terror attack ...

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Norway’s immigration minister Sylvi Listhaug: Want to learn from Sweden’s mistakes

Norway’s immigration minister Sylvi Listhaug from the Progress Party visits Stockholm suburb Rinkeby. Now she tells Aftonbladet that the purpose of the visit is to learn from Sweden’s mistakes. Via: friatider.se The Swedish government has, for its part, held all meetings with Listhaug because it is considered that the Norwegian government is spreading a “misleading picture of Sweden“. A similar attitude is already in ...

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NATO chief meets Polish president on TERROR issues

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday started his two-day visit to Poland by meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Belweder Palace in Warsaw. Via: Xinhua  Stoltenberg first met the Polish president for a one-on-one discussion, which is to be followed by a plenary meeting, where the president would be joined by Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, head of the National ...

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Finnish Muslim asylum seekers on their way to Sweden

Hundreds of Muslim asylum seekers intend to cross the border to Haparanda hoping to get asylum in Sweden. “They do not feel safe anymore,” said asylum activist Nuor Dawood. All are Muslim Iraqis, Somalis and Afghans.  Via: Esko Pihkala   Turku’s largest newspaper Turun Sanomat reports that a group of asylum seekers, including many women and children, will gather in Torneå and ...

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Finnish Professor: Sweden is a major threat to Finland than Russia

Due to the great Muslim immigration to Sweden, Sweden can pose a greater threat to Finland than Russia. Paul Lillrank, professor at the Department of Production Economics at Aalto University, writes in HBL. Via: Paul Lillrank        Earlier, he saw Putin and Russia as the biggest security risk to Finland. Now Professor Paul Lillrank has changed. Sweden is probably a bigger threat, he thinks. The ...

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