Rami Joukanen (who goes by the name Rami Termonen in social media), active in the Helsinki group of the Nordic Resistance Movement, has committed an extremely brutal torture-murder at the age of 16, tells Swedish Expressen-magazine. In 2018 the Nordic Resistance Movement in Finland rewarded Joukanen as the ”activist of the year”. The rewarding of Joukanen follows the same pattern as the rewarding of Jesse Torniainen in Stockholm 2017 after he had killed Jimi Karttunen. The nazi organization rewards the most violent of its members.
Expressen brought the case of Joukanen to public knowledge during the Almedalen politics week organized in Sweden, which the NRM of Sweden has disturbed before, and many members of the nazi organization has been arrested because of this. Termonen participated in the disturbance by, among other things, doing nazi salutes.
In the year 2007 Joukanen was part of a group of three people, that tortured a 55 year old disabled man for hours and eventually murdered him. Joukanen was sentenced for killing a disabled person in torture style, but because of his under-age status he didn’t receive a full sentence. At the time Joukanen was active in the National Socialist Front (Nationalsocialistisk Front, NSF in Swedish) which functioned in Sweden in the years 1994-2008. Joukanen was expelled from the nazi organization after the case. Later Joukanen joined the Nordic Resistance Movement, in which he is still working.
During the past couple of years Joukanen has been seen repeatedly in nazi events in Finland and Sweden. In the year 2017 Termonen acted as a person in charge in NRM demonstrations in Tampere and Helsinki. In April 2018 Joukanen participated in the harassment of school children and their teachers at a school located in Rastila of Helsinki.
Last time Rami Joukanen was seen in Helsinki, when a small group of Nordic Resistance Movement members disturbed participants of the Pride parade by photographing them. In the ideology of the Nordic Resistance Movement, hatred of LGBTQI-people and antisemitism are connected in the misanthropic nazi ideology.
Soon, the Nordic Resistance Movement has been active in Finland for ten years. During this time it has become clear that the nazis, in the name of their national-socialist ideology, are ready to brutalize, torture, and kill people. The actions of the likes of Rami Joukanen, Sebastian Lämsä, and Jesse Torniainen, nazis who have committed violent assaults, prove that there is a strong need for organized and broad antifascism in the Finnish society. Nazi violence must be stopped.
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