Crisis-weary Icelanders pelt lawmakers with eggs

Crisis-weary Icelanders pelt lawmakers with eggs
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Crisis-weary Icelanders pelt lawmakers with eggs –‘As lawmakers, dignitaries and the country’s president walked to the traditional start-of-term Mass at a cathedral next door, they were hit with yogurt and eggs.’ <g> 01 Oct 2011 Icelanders angry about the price debt-burdened citizens are paying for their country’s economic crisis pelted lawmakers with eggs Saturday during a protest at the opening of the new parliamentary session. One legislator was slightly injured. More than 1,000 people gathered outside Iceland’s parliament, the Althingi, in central Reykjavik, with some banging pots and pans and hurling food and fireworks at the building.

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