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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...

Left Alliance parliament candidate suspends campaign after alleged attack

A parliamentary candidate for the Left Alliance says he was attacked and verbally abused in east Helsinki on Monday. Suldaan Said Ahmed wrote on social media...

Finns Party candidate tries to spin ‘immigrant invader’ election slogan

A Finns Party candidate for parliament is trying to explain an anti-immigrant slogan emblazoned on the side of his car as part of an...

Two Tribes: Inside The Finns Party Fight

When Jussi Halla-aho became Chairman of the Finns Party in June, it was always going to be a controversial move. The MEP, who was convicted...