Protests began at a parliament meeting at 1 pm.

Three arrested at Parliament today

News Tagged with “Asylum seeker protest”
Asylum seekers have protested at Austurvöllur square in recent weeks.

Independence Party member voices complaints about rubbish left by asylum seekers

19 Mar 2019 Eyþór Laxdal Arnalds, chairman of the district council for the Independence Party writes an article in today's Morgumblaðið sayiing that the longstanding protest by asylum seekres in Austurvöllur has left the grass muddy and that the area is messy. The asylum seekers have now left the area.

Icelandic racists were completely over shadowed by crowds  at Austurvöllur.

Icelanders flock to support asylum seekers and counter racist groups

17 Mar 2019 When the small nationalist party of Iceland, Þjóðfylkingin, annonced that they were going to protest against asylum seekers, who have been protesting in Austurvöllur square in recent weeks, crowds of people flocked to show their support and their solidarity against racisim.

A man sleeping outside on Austurvöllur.

Protesters camp overnight at Austurvöllur parliament square

13 Mar 2019 Protestors who are asylum seekers in Iceland and their supporters camped overnight at Austurvöllur parliament square in Reykjavik as part of their protest.

Asylum seekers and their Icelandic supporters yesterday at Austurvöllur.

Asylum seeker protest ends in violence

12 Mar 2019 Yesterday, a protest by asylum seekers ended in a brawl and police used pepper spray on asylum seekers. Police action has been severely criticized, both by the public and by MP's today at Parliament.


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