Most Icelandic doctors have either been threatened or have colleagues who have received threats from patients.
A protest is scheduled for 5:00 pm today in front of the Reykjavík District Court building on occasion of recent verdicts in rape cases in which all the accused were acquitted.
Dozens of women have been sharing their experiences with sexual violence on the Facebook group Beauty tips! in recent days, using the hashtags #þöggun ('suppression') and #konurtala ('women speak'). The group, which is closed as well as secret, meaning that an invite from a group member as well...
The chief of police in the capital region has joined calls for a new section to be added to the criminal statute to deal specifically with domestic violence.