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Protest in Iceland november 8 2008

Today, a few thousand people protested downtown in Reykjavik, Iceland. People nearly surrounded the Parlament building. Motorcycles where the in force – and when they where asked to leave the area, they showed the power of the motorbikes, and filled the area with smoke.  Aggressive protesters put a flag on the building marked – BONUS – that is the flag of cheap food stores in Iceland owned by Jon Asgeir Johannesson,the owner of the other media in Iceland, Channel 2 ( www.stod2.is ) People are getting very angry at the government and the Icelandic central bank . Eggs and tomatoes where used to hit the parlament building.  According to local news, no arrests where made. In the end of the video, people are shouting- Where is Geir – who is the Icelandic Prime Minister. Protests will be on still next saturday.
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