We have zero tolerance for anything so offensive such as the social media post that was made today by its founder,this American company said.
- On Friday the parliamentary group of the far-right party True Finns decided to expel Ano Turtiainen temporarily, until the end of the year. Actually, permanently separated from the group.
This was some
shocking and simply wrong from the standpoint from universal human values.Ano Turtiainen, a member of Finland’s populist party, has been expelled from the its parliamentary group in response to a series of racist social media posts by the lawmaker — the latest one was on George Floyd, tells Associated Press.
The opposition Finns Party decided Thursday to expel Ano Turtiainen from the group. He has since conceded it was racist, deleted the tweet and apologized to the party that was formerly known as the True Finns.
He did not apologize nothing and he will not apply for readmission in the parliamentary group of the True Finns next year.
Turtiainen’s exit means meant the TrueFinns Party is no longer the largest group in the country’s parliament.
MP Ano Turtiainen, who has been under fire over a racist tweet in which he mocked the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis.
Turtiainen's firm produces and sells powerlifting gear, recreational gear and gym training equipment. According to its website, part of the company’s profile includes the promotion of powerlifting and related events.