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Poll: Slight majority of Finns consider racism a significant problem

Slightly more than half of Finns consider racism to be a significant problem, according to a new poll released to by Uutissuomalainen newspaper group. The...

Report: Lifetime of racial discrimination in Finland begins at an early...

A lifetime of racial discrimination in Finland begins at an early age, with even pre-school children experiencing systemic racism in the education system. A new...

Finns Party cuts ties with MP who posted racist meme online

The Finns Party Parliamentary Group says it is cutting ties with MP Ano Turtiainen after he posted a racist meme on Twitter on Wednesday, mocking...

Thousands turn out for Helsinki Black Lives Matter rally

Thousands of people joined a rally in Helsinki to support the Black Lives Matter movement in America, to protest the death of George Floyd...

Anti-Racism Week highlights the work of allies

The National Anti-Racism Week, organised by the Finnish Red Cross is hoping to influence attitudes about race relations, and highlight the work of allies...

Brunberg kisses goodbye to African stereotype packaging

Porvoo confectionery manufacturer Brunberg is changing the packaging on its chocolate Kisses product, to remove a cartoon drawing of an African couple that's been called...

Politician admits he made up details of racist incident story

Helsinki City Councilor Abdirahim 'Husu' Hussein (SDP) has admitted that he invented details of a racist incident which he alleged happened earlier this month. At the time,...

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...