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First group of Cyprus asylum seekers arrives in Finland

The first group of asylum seekers from Cyprus has arrived in Finland. Migri says on Monday afternoon that there are five single-parent families, with 16...

Parliament starts debate on rare MP prosecution request

Members of Parliament will begin a discussion today on whether MP Juha Mäenpää from the Finns Party can be prosecuted for comments he made...

Migri prepares plans for new asylum reception centres

The Finnish Immigration Service Migri has opened a €10 million procurement competition, as a contingency, in case new reception centres for asylum seekers are...

World Refugee Day: Finnish Experts Caring For Torture Victims

In the past few years tens of thousands of migrants have arrived in Finland. The majority were asylum seekers who fled conflicts in the Middle...

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,...