YLE: The architects of multiculturalism bring out the long arm of political correctness against the new parliamentarian, and already threaten the man from Viitasaari with incitement of an ethnic group.
Teuvo Hakkarainen, newly elected member of parliament in the True Finns party from Central Finland, mentioned the word “negro” and minarets in a Helsingin Sanomat interview, and quickly got into trouble.
The entire political elite was aghast at Hakkarainen’s use of the “N” word, as well as his warning about minarets, accompanied by him mimicking the Islamic call to prayer. This is a major stab in the heart to free speech, and major triumph for tyranny. KGS
The Ombudsman for Minorities requested an investigation of Hakkarainen’s statements
The Ombudsman for Minorities Eva Biaudet has asked the General Prosecutor to assess whether the True Finns MP is guilty of ethnic agitation, or other offense in the Helsingin Sanomat video interview.
Biaudet says MP Hakkarainens deeply offensive statements towards certain ethnic groups do not include constructive criticism such as points on immigration, but his views are essentially racist and offensive to human dignity.
The Ombudsman for Minorities has asked the General Prosecutor to assess the opinions of Hakkarainen that go beyond the limit of freedom of expression.
Biaudet deems Hakkarainen’s opinions of immigrants, asylum seekers, of dark skin color people as well as Muslims defamatory and abusive.
-“They can provide misleading impression that a certain group of people are criminals, and inferior,” says Biaudet.
According to Biaudet the freedom of speech within a democracy is not absolute. She refers to the Penal Code 11 Chapter 10 which forbids all so-called hate speech.
Minister of Justice Tuija Brax does not want to assess the Ombudsman’s call for an investigation.