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Demonstration in Iceland for 17th Saturday in a Row

Around 2,000 people attended a demonstration, organized by the Voices of the People, on Austurvöllur parliamentary square in Reykjavík for the 17th Saturday in a row last weekend.

Lead protestor Hördur Torfason launched the meeting by declaring it a celebration because of the change in administration in Iceland’s government and the Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) and because early elections had been called for, Morgunbladid reports.

Now only one demand remains, that the board of governors at the Central Bank be suspended.

Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir told RÚV last night that her first project in office would be to do just that.

Click here to read more about the protests.

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