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Red Paint Splashed on IMF Quarters in Iceland

A protestor was arrested yesterday after splashing red paint on the quarters of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Hverfisgata in Reykjavík. Police officers caught up with the paint splasher outside the government offices.

People protested outside the government offices before moving on to the IMF quarters. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Approximately 100 people protested outside the IMF quarters, demanding that the IMF leave the country. They were banging pots and pans and blowing horns, visir.is reports.

The protestors first made their voices heard outside the government offices and then relocated to the IMF quarters. A number of tourists stood by and observed the demonstration.

Police said they had attended the protest so that they could intervene if necessary. Only the paint splasher was arrested.

Click here to read more about Iceland and the IMF and here to read about other recent protests.

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