Police made one arrest when 10-15 members of nationalist group Norðurvígi gathered in the city centre today, Vísir reports. The Norðurvígi representatives carried flags and pamphlets which they tried to distribute to pedestrians.
The group marched down Skólavörðurstígur and Bankastræti before moving towards Lækjartorg. The police interfered with the gathering and one member was arrested when he refused to identify himself. He later gave the police his name and was subsequently released.
According to Guðmundur Pétur Guðmundsson, a police officer with the metropolitan police, the police didn’t break up the gathering but monitored the proceedings.
Norðurvígi is a part of a “Nordic resistance group”, operating in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The group has been called a neo-Nazi organization.
According to onlookers, the group tried to distribute their booklets to little enthusiasm from the people on the street.
The Norðurvígi website states that the group is a civilian and legal government opposition movement. The group wants to stop mass immigration and take every action to remove international Zionists from power as they “through money or power control a large group of this world.”