News 2018 - March

Haukur Hilmarsson

Haukur Hilmarsson's Death Confirmed

Representatives of the exiled Kurdish opposition in Syria delivered documents to Eva Hauksdóttir in Glasgow on Friday, confirming that her son, Haukur Hilmarsson, was killed during a Turkish air rain in Afrin on February 24.

MP Walks Out of Symposium Over Gender Imbalance

Dissatisfied with the gender imbalance of speakers and panel participants, Albertína Friðbjörg Elíasdóttir, MP for the Social Democratic Alliance, walked out of an electricity symposium in Akureyri yesterday....

Debate Rages Over Bill to Change Naming Law

The debate over a new bill that would make sweeping changes to Iceland’s naming law continues to rage, with the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies and Samtökin 78 issuing statements on both sides of the matter this week.