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Iceland

2019

23

Sep

European Broadcasting Union sentenced to ‘Palestinian flag’

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) fined Icelandic state television (RUV) for the Icelandic Hatari group, which opened a Palestinian flag scarf at the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in the Israeli capital, Tel Aviv. According to AA’s report from Euronews, the EBU punished RUV for the opening of the Palestinian flag scarf in the final in […]

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Country: Iceland
Source: AA , MBS News

2018

19

Feb

Iceland’s move to ban male circumcision denounced by religious groups

Jewish, Catholic and Muslim groups in Iceland have criticised planned laws to outlaw the circumcision of young boys. An Icelandic political party has proposed legislation to ban the practice unless it is required for health reasons. The Progressive Party’s bill before Iceland’s parliament – which has yet to be voted on – says circumcision of young boys […]

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Country: Iceland
Source: SBS News