A march in Reykjavik to support the marches across America against gun violence

mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

 Around 100 people joined a march in downtown Reykjavik to show solidarity with the marches across the US against gun violence folowing the tragic attack in a Florida school in February when 17 people lost their lives. 

The march was organised by Americans living in Reykjavik and was also joined by many Icelandic college students. The peaceful march was at one point disrupted by a man who made his way into the gathered crowd and pulled a knife on the demonstrators. 

" Luckily 2 demonstrators took swift action and subdued the attacker and the police apprehended him without incident," said Paula Gould, organiser of the march. 

The march in the central street of Austurstræti.

The march in the central street of Austurstræti. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Paula Gould, the organiser behind the March for our Lives ...

Paula Gould, the organiser behind the March for our Lives in Reykjavik. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

 

Nicole Leigh Mosty joined the march .

Nicole Leigh Mosty joined the march . mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

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