Saturday, October 5, 2013

Protest in Iceland october 2. 2013 photos and video

People protested in front of the Parliament building in Reykjavik ,october 2. 2013 . People are angry that the goverment is not going to keep their election promises. They promised to help the public ,with their illeagal loans . But they are not going to do that - They are going to help the big companys, less tax on them , and let the public pay for it .

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Protest at USA Embassy in Iceland - Bradley Manning

This afternoon at 17:00 hours , there was a protest at the USA Embassy in Reykjavik. People came there to protest the Bradely Manning verdict - and Birgitta Jonsdottir - member of the ICelandic parliament , held a short speach - and then people shouted - Free Manning - in Englich and Icelandic ,

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Bradley Manning verdict , Partly celebrated in Iceland - video and photos

People who have been following the Manning case ,came together today in Reykjavik ,when the Manning verdict was made public.
Birgitta Jonsdottir, member of the Icelandic parliament, was there. She took part at Wikileaks , when the data that Manning sent to them .
 People where surprised and some where moved , when they heard the verdict They are celebrating that Bradley Manning , did not get convicted on the most cerius charge - On aiding the enemy.
If he would have been convicted on that - that would mean that journalists ,could be convicted on news - on information , that the goverment could say that the news was information to the enemy .
But the people celebrating , are at the same time , shocked on what he was convicted on , and understand that the verdict could be very high , in years.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Conservative parties win in Iceland election

Yesterday there was a election in Iceland .
And the winners , are the parties that made the Banking collapse five eyars ago in Iceland .
Icelandic people forget fast the past in Icelandic history.
Few years ago , the where protests and riots in Iceland against these parties.
So now the Bankers celebrate and can probably now go about to do what the do well.
Next four years in Iceland politics could be quite interesting .
The Progressive party and the Independence party ( the winners ) are both against joining the EU .

Monday, April 15, 2013

In two weeks there will be a general election in Iceland .
There  will be around 13 parties running for parliament .
People are still angry after the banking crash, at the goverment and parliament .
Many are still having problems with their loans and are having a bad time .
New constitution that was accepted during a national  referendum , has been stopped by the parliament .