Tag: Finland

Finnish politician Päivi Räsänen stands trial again

She is being accused of "inciting hatred against LGBT people".

Finnish MP who faced prison over Bible verse tweet says she would do it again

Päivi Räsänen, a committed Christian civil servant and grandmother, was put on trial for sharing her beliefs on social media

Päivi Räsänen faces a second a year after her acquittal

The court ruled that "it is not for the district court to interpret biblical concepts."

A church was set on fire during a Christmas Mass in Finland

There were about 30 faithful praying inside.

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.