Protesters camp overnight at Austurvöllur parliament square

A man sleeping outside on Austurvöllur.

A man sleeping outside on Austurvöllur. mbl.is/Hari

Protestors who are asylum seekers in Iceland and their supporters camped overnight at Austurvöllur parliament square in Reykjavik as part of their protest.

This morning dozens of protestors were camped in the area and had spent the night sleeping  outside in the frost. One protestor said that the cold was better than staying at Ásbrú, the refugee camp on the Reykjanes peninsula. 

On Monday, protests ended in a scuffle between police and protesters with the former using pepper spray on the latter. 

Mótmælt var á mánudag og í gær.

Mótmælt var á mánudag og í gær. mbl.is/Hari

Aðbúnaður hælisleitenda á Ásbrú þykir ekki góður.

Aðbúnaður hælisleitenda á Ásbrú þykir ekki góður. mbl.is/Hari

Frá Austurvelli í morgun.

Frá Austurvelli í morgun. mbl.is/Hari

Weather

Cloudy

Today

7 °C

Overcast

Later today

9 °C

Light rain

Tomorrow

7 °C