Broad-based extremism remains low in Finland: ministry - 22 January 2013 - From Thomas Whittle

The risk of broad-based violence remained low in Finland despite the random operations by the right-wing extremists, according to a review released by Finnish Ministry of the Interior on Monday.

Finland, a peaceful Nordic country thronged by more foreign immigrants and visitors in recent years, has increasingly faced threats by extremism including so-called right-wing, left-wing, and violent radicalism. (continue reading...)