Liveblog (closed): Charges are dropped in case against Finnish MP Päivi Räsänen


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Photo AFP, Antti Aimo-Koivisto. Illustration

The three judges in the Finnish court have decided that the charges against Päivi Räsänen have no ground. She was accused of discrimination and insulting homosexuals. Follow this liveblog for reports from our Finnish reporter Danielle Miettinen in Helsinki and reactions from the wider world. (We use Central European Summer Time (CEST), which is one hour after the clock in Helsinki, Finland.)