Icelandic news translated into English

November 8, 2008

Protests at Austurvöllur today

Filed under: Protests — newsfrettir @ 4:01 pm

From the protests last saturday
An outside meeting will be held today in Austurvöllur at 15.00. From the 11th October a group of people have arranged protest meetings at Austurvelli because of the situation in the country, named “Breiðfylkingin gegn ástandinu” (Phalanx against the situation).

The group, that has it´s goal to unite the nation and encourage peoples spirits, have had additions to their legion speakers from various laces in the nation and encouraged unions to stand together and show up in the meetings, from what it says in the announcements.

The speakers today are: Sigurbjörg Árnadóttir, former news reporter RÚV in Finland, Arndís Björnsdóttir, teacher and Einar Már Guðmundsson, writer. The Chairman of the meeting is Hörður Torfason, musician.

(News Article by Golli)
Original Article in Icelandic

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