21 Feb 2018Over 400 Icelandic doctors have signed a declaration of support for the bill against the circumcision of boys in Iceland except for particular medical reason. They believe that circumcision made without such reason go against the Declaration of Geneva made by doctors.
20 Feb 2018Brynjar Níelsson, high court lawyer and MP for the Independence Party points out on his Facebook page today that circumcision of boys is already punishable by law in Iceland. This comes in wake of the religious stir caused by a bill put forward by MP Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir of the Progressive Party recently to ban circumcision of boys.
16 Aug 2016Tensions ran high yesterday at a twin demonstration in central Reykjavik by activists showing support for refugees and asylum seekers and members of the right-wing nationalist Icelandic National Front.
26 Jan 2016Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, high chieftain of the pagan Ásatrú religion in Iceland spoke to Iceland Monitor about the origins of the traditional Þorrablót festival, taking place all over the country for the next couple of weeks.
14 Jan 2016A new survey gives an insight into the faith of Icelanders. In the survey, 68% of Icelanders consider themselves to be Christian but 43.4% doubt the existence of God but believe in Christian values. 17.7 percent of Icelanders believe in the creation story.