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Finland

Katharina von Schnurbein calls on Finland to do more to combat antisemitism

European Commission Coordinator on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life, Katharina von Schnurbein, has called on the Finnish authorities to do more to combat hate speech, including antisemitic narratives.

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

A majority of Finnish political parties support making the display of Nazi symbols, specifically the swastika, illegal in public, a new survey found.

Court declares Finnish neo-Nazi group bankrupt

The Finnish neo-Nazi organisation Nordic Tradition, an associate of the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), has been declared bankrupt.

Finnish Jews relieved after Parliament opts not to introduce restrictions on Brit Milah

NLawmakers in Finland have removed language against nonmedical circumcision of boys from a bill on female genital mutilation following a push by Jews in the country and wider Europe.

Finnish Neo-Nazi group’s appeal rejected, the ban on organisation is confirmed

The Finnish Supreme Court has upheld on appeal a decision to ban the Nordic Resistance Movement (PVL) in Finland.

A century on, Finland air force drops swastika symbol

Finland’s Air Force Command has quietly phased out its swastika emblem after over a century, a researcher said.

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