Finland bans neo-Nazi group

A court in Finland banned a neo-Nazi group on the grounds of spreading hatred and advocating violence as self-defence.

Yaron Nabornik re-elected president of Finland’s Jewish community

Yaron Nadbornik was re-elected as President of the Central Council of Jewish Communities in Finland, the umbrella organisation of Finnish Jewry and the country’s EJC affiliate. We send a hearty...

Finnish faith leaders and human rights actors: the Hungarian asylum policy is inhumane and unacceptable

Finnish faith leaders and human rights actors are deeply concerned about decisions of the Hungarian Parliament in relation to asylum seekers. According to a joint statement, these decisions are...

History of Helsinki’s Jewish sports club chosen as Book of the Year in Finland

The Sports Museum of Finland has chosen as the country’s 2016 Sports Book of the Year a book published by Makkabi Helsinki in honour of its 110th anniversary. The book...

Finnish court convicts neo-Nazi to two years in prison

A Finnish court has sentenced a neo-Nazi activist to two years in prison for assaulting a 28-year-old man who later died of a head wound sustained when he fell...

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