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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Finland seeks death penalty waiver for Somali man
The accused Said Haji Hussein - Photo credit of Mareeg
Follow @Medeshi Finnish authorities are working to overturn the sentence of a Somali man sentenced to death in Somalia, on the grounds that he is also a permanent resident of Finland. Foreign Ministry Consular Assistance Unit Chief Teemu Turunen says authorities only heard of the case last Friday, and have since contacted the Somali authorities to try and roll back the ruling.
Read more at the YLE Finland