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Finns Party leaders questions rule of law, after Oulu MP convicted...

Senior figures in the nationalist Finns Party have questioned rule of law in Finland, and suggested the judiciary is biased, after another one of...

Finland sharply criticised over racism, trans rights and immigrant issues

A new Council of Europe report on the state of human rights in Finland concludes the Nordic nation falls short on a range of...

City Councilman receives noose and death threat in the mail

A Helsinki City Councilman of Somali origin has received a letter containing a noose and a death threat at the first City Council meeting...

Racism at work: only 10% of Somali job applicants get interview

Only 10% of job applications from people with Somali names lead to a job interview in a large-scale study carried out by Finland's Ministry...

Ministry cancels Finns Party Youth grant and demands repayment

The Ministry of Education and Culture has decided not to pay the second half of a €115,000 grant to the Finns Party Youth group,...

Ministry could cut Finns Party Youth funding over ‘racist’ social media...

The Ministry of Education and Culture says it's looking at funding the Finns Party Youth has received, in light of recent social media postings...

Another referee halts football match over racist abuse

Another Finnish referee has had to halt a football game after hearing racist chants from the sidelines. Referee Dennis Antamo was in charge of an Ykkönen...

Referee halts division 1 football game over racist taunts

A Finnish referee halted a division 1 football game this weekend, after hearing racist taunts from away supporters. Mohammad Al-Emara was officiating the opening game...

Police investigate political signs as possible racist and homophobic crimes

Police in Helsinki have launched an investigation to determine whether some political campaign banners have broken the law. They're looking specifically into the leader and...

Political hate speech targets immigrant candidates

Politicians in Finland are all too frequent targets of abusive emails and social media messages. But election candidates with immigrant backgrounds are often the...