705 Sign Petition in Support of Protesters

This morning, approximately 700 signatures were handed to the president of Althingi, Ásta R. Jóhannesdóttir. The reason for the petition is the lawsuit of the Icelandic government against nine individuals accused of lawbreaking when protesting in the building on December 8th 2008.

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Where are the Women?

According to the chairwoman of the Center for Gender Equality Kristín Ásgeirsdóttir, they have recently received a number of complaints regarding the lack of women at RUV, The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, reporting on the South-Africa World Cup.

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Westisländer auf Ahnenreise

Zwölf Menschen aus den USA und Kanada nehmen derzeit am Snorri Programm teil. Ziel dieses Programmes ist, die Verbindungen zwischen Isländern und den Nachkommen isländischer Auswanderer in Nordamerika zu stärken. Die Teilnehmer des Programms haben alle Vorfahren in Island.

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