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Frustration, Culture Clashes Lead To Reception Centre Incidents: Study

A new study by Finland's Police University College has found that frustration with the asylum system and living conditions, as well as cultural clashes...

Amnesty Criticism Will Be ‘No Surprise’ To Government

Amnesty International criticism of Finland's human rights record will come as no surprise to the government, the organisation's country director tells News Now Finland. Today,...

Death In Detention: Suicide Reveals Mental Health Strain of Deportation Wait

The last time anyone saw Osama Jebari alive was a Saturday night at the end of January. The following morning Finns would go to the polls...

Sharp Drop In Number Of Asylum Seekers

The number of people arriving in Finland and making a first asylum claim fell sharply in 2017 compared with the previous year. According to the...

Increased Funds To Send Failed Asylum Seekers Home

Migrants who have been refused asylum in Finland, will get more money to help them return to their home countries. Uutissuomalainen newspaper group reports today...

Asylum: Politician Wants Baltic Island Detention Centres

Finns Party leader, and Member of the European Parliament Jussi Halla-aho says it would be "ideal" for people waiting to learn their asylum decision...

Asylum: Political Parties Preach Peaceful Protests

Finnish political parties agree that violence is not the right way to protest, as a way to help undocumented migrants. But according to the Greens...

Asylum: Jyväskylä Human Chain Delays Family’s Deportation

Police in Jyväskylä say they had to use gas grenades to disperse protesters at the scene. Two people were arrested - one for...

Asylum: Mohammed’s Story

The temperature this week will hit +45°C in Iraq's Diyala Province. It's hot and dusty and economically depressed after a decade of near-constant conflict,...

Asylum: Mushtaq’s Story

In the courtyard of a nondescript office building in Helsinki's Uudenmaankatu, a group of refugee women and children play badminton in the late evening...