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Asylum seekers in the Czech Republic, 2004–15
Note: Number for 2015 refers only to
Radical Political Right in Finland in the Borderlines of Neoliberalism and Cultural Nativism
illuminate the discourses constructed in the text.
The manifesto continues by demanding drastic changes in Finnish policy and practices pertaining to asylum seekers. The text creates a discourse in which asylum seekers have - almost without exception - no legitimate reason to apply for asylum:
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Acts of Citizenship
Finland, along with other Scandinavian countries, signed the 1951 Refugee Convention, and in doing so, took on a responsibility to receive and protect migrants who have been forced to flee their home country because of persecution, war, or violence. People who are given asylum in Finland can, therefore, expect the Finnish government to secure their basic rights, which, according to the Constitution of Finland (731/1999: Section 7), include the right to life, personal liberty, integrity, and security. Furthermore, the combination of the Nordic