Media fuels boycott of Finnish goods: Action connected to shipping row between Tallinn, Helsinki

  • 1999-03-04
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - Media representatives have called for a boycott of Finnish goods in response to action being taken in Finland against an Estonian shipping company. Harri Tiido, the editor in chief at Kuku radio, announced on a talk show he would be ignoring Finnish goods in protest of a Helsinki court's decision not to suspend a boycott by the Finnish Seamen's Union against two vessels registered under the Estonian Shipping Company. He was joined in his action by Hannes Rumm of Eesti Paevaleht, who urged others to do the same. Their call comes after dockers in Finland refused to load or unload tw...
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