Updated: Jan 1, 2009 added another video
Today at around 13:30 one of the TV news channels hold every year on the last day, a TV broadcast live where they talk about the year with political party chairmen. But today the hotel which is located near the Parliament building was attacked by protesters.
TV equipment was destroyed so the broadcast could not be sent. Then the protesters tried to get into the hotel but police stopped them and later use gas to get them out.
Protesters were angry, shouting ” government out” and “fascists”.
Some of the TV people got minor injuries .
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Protesters and Police fighting -protest in Reykjavik December 31 2008