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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.

Finnish Neo-Nazis attend paramilitary trainings in Russia

Finnish neo-Nazis have attended paramilitary training courses for years at a camp near St. Petersburg which is closely connected to the white supremacist organisation Russian Imperial Movement.

Two antisemitic incidents in one week in Southern Finland

A Jewish cemetery was vandalised and a statue of Vladimir Lenin was defaced with antisemitic slogans in Southern Finland.

Finnish president says antisemitism and racism on the rise

Speaking at the formal re-opening of Finland's parliament, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö called on his nation to show resolve in combating rising racism and antisemitism.

Neo-Nazis deny Holocaust and burn Israeli flag in Finland

Police in Finland are investigating a case of neo-Nazis denying the Holocaust and burning the Israeli flag.

Turku Synagogue vandalised on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Synagogue in the western Finnish City of Turku was vandalised with red paint on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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