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The biennial has commissioned site-specific works that will focus on the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, a mass protest against the former military government in which nearly a quarter of a million people participated. In addition, the Palais de Tokyo, the Helsinki International Artist Program, and the ...
HELSINKI, March 30. /TASS/. Finland plans to continue cooperation with Russia as usual despite Moscow's decision to expel one Finnish diplomat in retaliation to a similar move made by Helsinki, Director General of the Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the Finnish ...

There were also demonstrations in all four of Catalonia's provincial capitals and major roads were blocked by sit-down protests amid a growing sense that the era of peaceful pro-independence demonstrations is over, despite appeals from the main secessionist parties for calm. Puigdemont had ... Germany
Hundreds of people gathered in Helsinki's Narinkka Square adjacent the Kamppi shopping complex on Saturday to demand better salaries for Finland's daycare personnel. ... Intense discussion of nursery teacher wages in Finland snowballed into a protest in Helsinki on Saturday. A citizens' group ...
Deposed leader of Catalonia's pro-independence party Carles Puigdemont is seen ahead of his lecture at the University of Helsinki in Finland on Friday. (Markku Ulander/Associated Press). German police said they had arrested Puigdemont in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on a European ... protest
High school senior Brianna Remeika, 18, holds a sign that reads "#ENOUGH: Gun Control Now" following an assembly on school safety at Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Students held a classroom walkout in response to last month's shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Demonstrations are being reported in European cities, and elsewhere, as concerns grow over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria's Afrin ... of groups of people marching in European cities that have substantial Kurdish populations, such as London, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Brussels and Helsinki.
Thousands of protestors gathered in Helsinki's Senate Square on Friday to protest new government laws that penalise unemployed people who don't work ... union responded too slowly to the active model legislation, as it waited until the law change had already come into effect before it called for protests.
Demonstrators set out from three different areas and converged on the main thoroughfare in Helsinki, Mannerheimintie. From there, the peaceful procession proceeded to the Parliament building and on to the Central Railway Station. Police estimate that hundreds of people took part in the protest, ... protests
Thousands of protestors gathered in Helsinki's Senate Square on Friday to protest new government laws that penalise unemployed people who can't prove ... union responded too slowly to the active model legislation, as it waited until the law change had already come into effect before it called for protests. protests
HELSINKI (Reuters) – More than 7,000 Finns rallied on Friday in Helsinki to protest cuts to unemployment benefits, with strikes halting public transport in the ... industrial, transport and construction workers went on strike, and other unions encouraged their members to join the demonstration in Helsinki. protests
More than 7,000 Finns rallied on Friday in Helsinki to protest cuts to unemployment benefits, with strikes halting public transport in the capital and closing ... industrial, transport and construction workers went on strike, and other unions encouraged their members to join the demonstration in Helsinki. protests
... the allegation that the opposition party was involved in orchestrating the protest against the activation model for unemployment security scheduled to take place in Helsinki on Friday. ... Rinne insists that the only reason for the demonstration is that the activation model has “gotten under people's skin”. protests
... political strike and demonstration called on Friday by the main labour federation SAK is affecting other parts of the country, not just the capital region. For instance, most buses are not running in Tampere on Friday either, although the biggest impact is being felt in the heavily-populated Helsinki region. protests
The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) will organise a demonstration in protest of the activation model for unemployment security in Helsinki on ... has similarly urged the opponents of the activation model for patience by drawing attention to the negative impacts of the planned protests. protests
Unions who declare a political strike ensure their members can legally leave work to join a demonstration called for Helsinki on 2 February. Unions representing workers in the transport, construction and public sectors have already announced they will join the strike. Private sector union PAM has declined ... protests
The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) has announced its plans to organise a political demonstration in protest of the adoption of the much-criticised activation model for unemployment security on Friday, 2 February. “The government must backtrack on the activation model,” it demanded ... protests

Finland's largest labour organisation is planning a national demonstration to protest government moves to limit access to unemployment benefits. The protest march is to take place on February 2 at a so-far-undisclosed location in Helsinki. The blue-collar Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) ... protests
The protests in Iran are resonating with democracy advocates in and outside of China, many of whom have expressed hope that a similar uprising ... At the same time, Chinese authorities have moved quickly to tighten censorship controls online and limit discussions of the anti-government demonstrations. protests
The Nordic Resistance Movement's flag during a protest organised by the neo-Nazi organisation in Helsinki on 6 December, 2017. ... The legal action was filed at the beginning of last year by the National Police Board, which cited a deadly assault that took part during a protest staged by the far-right ... protests
In December 2016, a co-founder of the Finnish chapter of the Nordic Resistance Movement was sentenced to two years in prison after assaulting a passerby during a demonstration by the group in central Helsinki. The victim died a few days later. Members of the group have also been convicted of a string ... protests
During a meeting of European Union agriculture ministers on January 23, 2017, milk farmers gathered in Brussels to protest against the EU's policies towards the ... Farmers with their tractors from different parts of the country participate in a demonstration in Helsinki, Finland, Friday, March 11, 2016. protests
In other news, the independence day demonstrations remained largely peaceful despite three ideologically opposed groups gathering in the capital on Wednesday, Helsingin Sanomat says. Helsinki police said about 450 people joined the Neo-Nazi march while the "Helsinki without Nazis" protest attracted ... protests
At the other end of the political spectrum, some self-described leftist youth and anarchists are arranging a counter-demonstration under the rubric "Helsinki Without Nazis". They are gathering on Hakaniemi Square at 3.15 pm before marching toward the city centre, ending up in the park by Hesperiankatu in ... protests
About 2,000 people joined the anti-facist march while demonstrations by two far-right groups also gathered up to 2,000 people, the police said. Anti-immigrant sentiment has been on the rise in the Nordic European Union member country of 5.5 million. About 32,500 migrants and refugees arrived during ... protests
Demonstrators set out from three different areas and converged on the main thoroughfare in Helsinki, Mannerheimintie. From there, the peaceful procession proceeded to the Parliament building and on to the Central Railway Station. Police estimate that hundreds of people took part in the protest, which ... protests
The Helsinki Police Department delivered on its promise to clear the long-running protest organised by Suomi Ensin (Eng. Finland First) at Helsinki Railway Square on Monday. Roughly a dozen members of the anti-immigrant group were gathering their belongings, surrounded by a crowd of curious ... protests
Tuesday afternoon's protests followed similar demonstrations by a crowd of about 150 at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport on Monday night, when word slipped out that police would be escorting asylum seekers turned away from Finland back to Afghanistan. The spontaneous demonstration at the airport was ... protests
The Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) and the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) have provided wildly differing estimates of the costs of the demonstration staged against the activation model for unemployment security in Helsinki on Friday. EK has estimated the costs at 120 million ... protests
Finnish Industrial Union to hold a strike in protest of activation model ... It will coincide not only with strikes announced by the Finnish Transport Workers' Union (AKT) and Construction Trade Union but also with a demonstration organised by the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK). protests
"We have made a decision in the union that we are supporting the demonstration on Friday," said Niemi-Laine. "It is a political demonstration and people are attending voluntarily. This transport stoppage does not in any way relate to the negotiating table (of municipal workers' pay and conditions) but is ... protests
Farjad and the others have chosen to protest against what they see as their collective criminalisation and stigmatisation by Danish authorities. They see their exclusion and isolation from the rest of the society as a way to erase them as persona, to leave them with only their bare life, deprived of all basic ... protests
Two children looked across the border to Sweden ahead of demonstration organised by asylum seekers in Tornio, Finland, on 5 September. protests
Head of investigation Kirsi Kanth from the Helsinki Police says that the display of self-harm was intended as a protest against Finland's asylum ... protests
More than 1 million Swedish private customers are considering leaving Nordea after announcing the move from Stockholm to Helsinki, according to a new ... protests
Kaj Sadinmaa, the former pastor of the Kallio parish in Helsinki, received a ... In a sign of protest, Sadinmaa sat through the proceedings on ... protests
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has expressed protest to US ... after consultations between the two countries' senior diplomats in Helsinki. protests
Joukkovoima (People Power) protests on September 2 in Helsinki. Image: ... Police estimate that hundreds of people took part in the protest, which ... in all of the demonstrations that Joukkovoima has arranged over the years. protests
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A group that characterises themselves as anarchists claimed responsibility for vandalising and removing sponsored advert logos of the grocery ... protests
... saying the action is in protest of government plans to open Finland's ... particularly on and around the ring roads of the greater Helsinki region ... protests
A neighbourhood art project was erased in a midnight painting spree last week in the Helsinki district of Malminkartano. The 426 stairs to the ... protests
The Finnish state railways VR says that a nationwide protest by train drivers which starts on Monday evening is expected to shut down the rail ... protests
Mielenosoittajia Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasemalla. Protests against asylum seeker deportation at the Helsinki Airport on June 26. Image: Ville ... protests
The city protest followed spontaneous protests on Monday night opposing ... One of the organisers of the demonstration, Aleksi Pahkala, said the protest action ... demonstrations by a crowd of about 150 at the Helsinki-Vantaa ... protests
Helsinki police brace for asylum seeker protests on Saturday. Far-right groups are planning counter-demonstrations in reaction to an asylum seekers' ... Asylum seekers began their protest nearly a month ago in front of the Kiasma ... Act. The law does not specify how long a demonstration is allowed to last. protests
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In a statement issued Friday afternoon, Helsinki police said that there was ... the stabbings and a nearby demonstration by Kurdish protesters. protests
Thursday's papers: Asylum protests, and the true cost of housing and high school ... and the goal of airport demonstrations is to raise awareness and ... have ruled that they can't protest in front of Terminal 2 at Helsinki Vantaa, ... protests


 

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