Key witness in Assange case jailed in Iceland after admitting to lies and ongoing crime spree
The judgment utilizes a rarely invoked law intended to stop repeat offenders from running amok and accumulating criminal cases before the system has a chance to catch up.
In his own words: Assange witness explains fabrications
A major witness in the United States’ Department of Justice case against Julian Assange casts serious doubt on statements found in the indictment against the Wikileaks founder.
Criticizes the Tivoli in Copenhagen: "We Greenlanders are just objects on posters"
The Greenlandic musician Varna Marianne Nielsen was used to advertise a cultural fair about Greenland that she did not participate in. The fair was held in the Tivoli in Copenhagen in the beginning of August. She was never asked for permission before the photo was used. Varna claims that the Tivoli would never have done this to a Danish artist. The Tivoli says its sorry.
Key witness in Assange case admits to lies in indictment
A major witness in the United States’ Department of Justice case against Julian Assange has admitted to fabricating key accusations in the indictment against the Wikileaks founder.
The Fishrot-case: 9 out of 10 Icelanders believe that Samherji bribed Namibian politicians
The majority of Iceland's population believes that the island's largest fishing company, Samherji, bribed politicians in Namibia to get acquire horse mackerel quotas. The so called Fishrot case is the larget corruption scandal that has come up in Namibia and Iceland and ten suspects will be indicted in it in Nambia.
WikiLeaks FBI informant accused of forging documents
Business partners say that Sigurdur Thordarson, one of the leading figures in the U.S. government's case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, forged a lawyer's signature to fake 100 million ISK in starting capital in his companies.
OPCW management accused of doctoring Syrian chemical weapons report
Wikileaks today publishes an e-mail, sent by a member of an OPCW fact-finding mission to Syria to his superiors, in which he expresses his gravest concern over intentional bias introduced to a redacted version of the report he co-authored.
An Icelandic fishing company bribed officials in Namibia and used Norway's largest bank to transfer 70 million dollars to a tax haven
Iceland largest fishing company Samherji used accounts in DNB NOR, a stately owned Norwegian to transfer the proceeds of its fishing in Africa. Part of the money comes from Samherji's fishing of horse mackerel in Namibia were the company has paid bribes to officials to secure its access to quotas.
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Iceland PM: Trump's remarks are "unacceptable"
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland, expresses support for the House resolution condemning Trump’s "racist comments".
Hatari on the Israeli occupation of Palestine: “A case of the strong preying upon the weak”
The Eurovision Song Contest is political by nature, say members of the Icelandic leather-clad techno-punk art collective Hatari. The following interview was originally published in Icelandic on February 8, 2019.
Burned out and lost his will to live after working at an Icelandic hotel
A former chef and his colleagues describe their experience of working at the Radisson Blu 1919 hotel in central Reykjavík. The entire breakfast staff was terminated and offered new contracts with fewer hours and more obligations. The hotel manager says the terminations were a part of structural changes from the hotel chain.
Four women describe sexual harassment by former foreign minister
In a series of interviews with Stundin, four women allege sexual harassment by Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson, former foreign minister, member of parliament and ambassador. The most recent incident recounted took place in the summer of 2018. Two women describe harassment at the age of 13 or 14, when Jón Baldvin was their teacher in the late 1960s.
MPs caught on tape in misogyny and corruption scandal
Former prime minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, previously exposed in the Panama Papers, was caught on tape in a bar with fellow MPs discussing female MPs in a derogatory way. The MPs promised favors to MPs of other parties, disclosed quid pro quo deals and fabulated rape allegations.
Varoufakis to stand in European election, calls for “Green New Deal” and an end to austerity
“The EU will either be democratised or it will disintegrate,” former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis tells Stundin. “And if, in the end, it does disintegrate only the forces of neo-fascism will be strengthened across the continent.“
Þín áskrift hefur áhrif
Almenningur hefur viðhaldið Stundinni með áskriftum og styrkjum frá febrúar 2015. Með því að kaupa áskrift styrkir þú sjálfstæða rannsóknarblaðamennsku.