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Finnish-Turkish journalist has ‘terror’ conviction quashed

A Finnish-Turkish journalist who was sentenced to more than two years in prison over an article she wrote has had her conviction thrown out...

Palace Stunt Shines A Light On Human Rights Abuses

A group of daring international protesters have punk'd the Presidential Palace in Helsinki just hours before Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are due to...

Pride And Prejudice In Finland

Pride week starts today in cities across Finland, with the biggest celebrations taking place in the nation's capital. "The theme this year is 'Voice'" explains Senni...

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...

Timo Soni’s Abortion Comments ‘Are Not Government Policy’: Ministers

Two Finnish government ministers have been forced to clarify that controversial comments by Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) are not official government policy. On Sunday, Soini...

Life In Limbo: How Finland Is Failing On Gender Identity Rights

Finland's Human Rights Centre Ihmisoikeuskeskus is set to release a new report this month about the status of transgender rights in the country, and will...

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,...

Soini Raises Journalist Case with EU Colleagues

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini will discuss the case of a Finnish journalist, sentenced to prison in Turkey, during meetings with EU colleagues today. Foreign...