The Supreme Court dismissed the criminal charges in two cases relating to the fishing rights of the Sámi

The Supreme Court has dismissed all charges in two cases pertaining to the rights of the local Sámi to fish in the Utsjoki and Vetsijoki rivers, which belong to the Tenojoki river system. The Supreme Court upheld the decisions of the Lapland District Court, which had also dismissed the charges.

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Published 13.4.2022