Police Monitor Nationalist Group in City Centre

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 [...]

Revision to Racial Terminology a ‘Step in the Right Direction’

An Icelandic woman of color says that there has been “a step in the right direction,” after receiving a formal apology from the Directorate of Health regarding an offensive racial term that was [...]

Article on Mosque Attacks Closed for Commenting Due to Hate Speech

The Icelandic news outlet Vísir disabled commenting on an article about last week’s attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand after multiple comments were posted that applauded the acts [...]

Rapper Criticises Band in Blackface

Icelandic rapper Króli was dismayed to witness North Iceland band The Hefners perform in blackface. Króli recounted the incident in a Facebook post, saying the band was not receptive to his calm [...]

Sovereignty Celebrations Feature Anti-Immigration Speaker

The Icelandic Parliament will convene at Þingvellir today to mark the centennial anniversary of Iceland’s sovereignty from Denmark. The event will feature keynote speaker Pia Kjærsgaard, a Danish [...]

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