SlutWalking in Reykjavík

laugavegur_bvThe first Slutwalk events to be organized in Iceland were held in Reykjavík, Akureyri, Ísafjördur and Reykjanesbær; the purpose of the SlutWalk is to protest the prejudice against victims of sex offenders and how an emphasis is placed on the victims’ clothing, behavior, and the shape they are in during when assaulted.

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Island ist über das Massaker in Norwegen schockiert

norway-icelandAls am Freitagnachmittag die ersten Nachrichten über eine Explosion in Oslo, Norwegen, eintrafen, fragten sich die meisten Menschen in Island: War es eine Bombe oder eine andere Art von Explosion? Eine Bombe in Norwegen – das klang unwahrscheinlich. Wer würde das freundliche und friedliche Norwegen angreifen? Manche erinnerten an die Unterstützung Norwegens im Kampf gegen die Tyrannei in Libyen und Afghanistan. Dennoch, es schien unwahrscheinlich, dass irgendjemand Norwegen angreifen könnte.

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Iceland is in Shock over Norwegian Massacre

norway-icelandThe bomb in Oslo and the terrible massacre on Utoya has left Icelanders sad and shocked over the fate of one of the closest friend of Iceland. Thousands of Icelanders live in Norway. While sad over the fate of our friends many also wonder: Could it happen here?

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Sail Húsavík a Success

sailhusavik-arabaturThe Coast Cultural Festival Sail Húsavík was held for the first time in the community of Húsavík in north Iceland; it is part of a nordic initive prepared and carried out by the Nordic Council.

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