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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.

Fence of the Jewish Community Center in Helsinki adorned with flowers

The fence of the Jewish Community Center in Helsinki was adorned with flowers by the young members of the Helsinki Orthodox Church.

Finnish matriculation exam used debunked Palestinian map

Materials apparently taken from pro-BDS, anti-Israel organisations were included in a Finnish high school history matriculation exam last September.

Israeli embassy in Finland attacked for 15th time in 18 months

The Israeli embassy in Finland has been vandalised by neo-Nazi and far-right extremists for at least the 15th time in the last year and a half.

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