Finnish becomes an official minority language in Sweden

From Helsingin Sanomat (International Edition), 3 April 2000

A page in the history of Sweden has been turned now that a new law on minority groups has taken effect last Saturday, April 1. At the same time Sweden has ratified the minorities agreement of the European Council.

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See also:

Who's afraid of Finnish? by Hannele Branch

January 1999

New theories emerge on the origin of Finns

September 1998

The language situation in Finland by Keneth McRae

June 1998

Who are the Finns? by Kalevi Wiik

April 1998

 

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