Thousands Attend Anti-Government Rally in Reykjavík

The government of Iceland is currently suffering a low support ranking; fewer than 33 percent of respondents in the latest survey stated that they supported the government

Approximately 4,500 people of all ages attended a demonstration to protest the government’s actions on Austurvöllur square in from of Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, yesterday afternoon. The demonstration was peaceful but the police were on the alert, Iceland Review reports: 

“We aren’t here on anyone’s behalf; this idea just popped up three days ago. We came here to support each other and find solidarity in our sense of justice and anger. Because we have had enough,” stated musician Svavar Knútur Kristinsson, one of the protest’s organizers, who addressed the crowd,