It only stands to reason that people being in Finland illegally, 99.99% of the time do no have any Finnish facial characteristics…
Cry me a river, I’m asked for my identification as well, so what? I have more angst against blowing in the whistle than in giving my identification papers.
Stops, inquiries about paper – ethnic profiling in Finland is so common that it is a problem, fresh research shows
Stopping for no reason. It eats away at confidence in officials, researchers remind them.
This is what the Swedish School of Social Science’s three-year research project Stop , funded by the Kone Foundation, Is Finland divided? -program. It interviewed 185 people, including 145 in a minority group, plus 40 police and other experts such as guards, social workers and merchants.
People interviewed by minority groups are born in more than 20 countries. There were a lot of Finns, whose both parents were born in Finland.