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Council of Europe: intolerance and nationalism put pressure on Finland’s minorities

A new report from the Council of Europe about the status of minorities in Finland says that rising intolerance and nationalism have begun to...

Parliament candidates aim to shatter Finland’s minority glass ceiling

With campaigning well underway for spring elections, a slew of candidates with minority backgrounds are hoping to win enough votes to get into office,...

Finland criticised over minority language failures

The Council of Europe has criticised Finland for not doing enough to promote and protect minority languages like Karelian, Swedish and Sámi. In a recent...

Turku Newspaper Brownface Stunt Branded ‘A Racist Ego Trip’

A Turku newspaper has been criticised for giving a 'makeover' to a white journalist to make him look like an ethnic Romani, then sending...

Fire Alarm: Minority Report

Helsinki Rescue Department is making progress in its efforts to attract more firefighter students from diverse backgrounds. Until recently, the capital city had no firemen...