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“No means no” – new police instructional videos for asylum seekers

A recently published video warns newly arrived immigrants that all forms of harassment and sexual coercion in Finland are criminal offenses. The message, delivered in...

Immigrant journalist training programme confronts its critics

A Finnish university's plans to re-train immigrant journalists has attracted dozens of applicants for the spring course, and some critics as well. Last summer, Haaga-Helia...

Report: failings identified in asylum legal aid system

An interim report produced for the government has identified failings in the legal aid system for asylum seekers, especially in the early stages of...

Border Guard raises concerns about Brexit impact on Lapland operations

A senior official in Finland's Border Guard has spoken out about his concerns over Britain's departure from the European Union, and how it will...

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...

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...

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...