Tag: Finland

Päivi Räsänen's fight for freedom of speech is not over in Finland

Finland's public prosecutors are to appeal the judgement which threw out the charges against Räsänen.

Dr. Päivi Räsänen cleared of hate speech charges

Dr. Räsänen has served as Finland's Interior Minister from 2011 to 2015.

Finnish court upholds free speech in major trial

All three charges brought against Päivi Räsänen were dismissed but the prosecution may appeal within the next seven days.

Finland denounces Pakistani man’s death sentence over blasphemy

Individuals like Zafar Bhatti are regularly persecuted in countries like Pakistan

Christian MP calls prosecution for tweeting Bible verse a "privilege"

Six members of U.S. Congress have condemned the prosecution as “infringements on religious freedom.”

Finnish bishop faces prosecution over Christian values

The Rev. Juhana Pohjola is falling victim to a similar censorship which many Christians experience nowadays throughout the West.

Finnish MP Päivi Räsänen concerned about religious freedom in Europe

Päivi Räsänen's case shows how liberal forces try to silence followers of Christ.

Legal scholars denounce prosecution of Finnish Christian MP

Räsänen is represented by ADF International, which argues that her case is about freedom to express religious beliefs in public.

Finnish politician continuously discriminated against for her Christian faith

Päivi Räsänen criticised on several occasions that the life of animals is under better protection than that of humans in Finland

Finnish politician under ‘hate crime investigation’ for Bible verse on Facebook

Her criticism was alongside a picture of Romans 1:24-27 that describes same-sex relationships as "shameful."