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Finland starts examining extreme right wing parties and activities

Monday, 25 July 2011
Finland wants to start examining extreme right wing activity as the events on Norway now shows how deadly home grown right wing organisations can be dangerous.

Police Chief Mikko Paatero told Finnish news agency Yle hat their action has been spurred by events in Norway.
According Paatero there would be the need to determine trends that support extremist movements but he does not feel that far right activities in Finland are as an issue to fear as in other countries.

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“Far-right threat is greater in the other Nordic countries than in Finland,”said Paatero. Finland may, within the next few days, carry out inquiry supported by the European police force, Europol on the identification of extreme movements in the Nordic region, according to Paatero.

The issue is also expected to dominate the Nordic Police Chiefs meeting, held in Norway in August.
By Scancomark.se Team 


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