Icelandic National Front
|Founded||18 January 2016|
|Headquarters||Dalshraun 5, |
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The Icelandic National Front (Icelandic: Íslenska þjóðfylkingin) is a right-wing populist political party in Iceland. On 27 February 2016, the Right-Green People's Party was disbanded and merged into the party.
On 15 August 2016, the party organized a protest against revisions to Iceland's immigration laws at Austurvöllur square in front of the Parliament building.
The Icelandic National Front aims to defend Iceland’s sovereignty and independence and national culture, language and customs. The party is wholly opposed to multiculturalism and wants Iceland out of the Schengen Area. They are in favour of debt adjustment. The party also wishes to introduce a new currency in Iceland that is linked to the United States dollar and it wants to eliminate indexation. Furthermore, they want to focus on the interests of the elderly and disabled. Other proposals from the party program include introducing a Swiss-style referendum system.
New mosques, burqas, female genital mutilation and Islamic schools are opposed by the party, although the party claims that the religious freedom as stated in the Icelandic constitution is not opposed. Christian and Nordic culture is supported by the party. Representative Helgi Helgason said that his opposition against Islam is inspired by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
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- "Íslenska Þjóðfylkingin (4202160330)".
- "Hægri grænir heyra sögunni til". 27 February 2016.
- "Hægri grænir ganga til liðs við Íslensku þjóðfylkinguna". 27 February 2016.
- "Segir Ásmund hafa skipað sér í flokk með popúlistum og Donald Trump". 2 March 2016.
- "Ritstjóri Kjarnans segir Ásmund Friðriksson rasista". 18 December 2015.
- "Íslenska þjóðfylkingin: Komdu til okkar Ásmundur". 3 March 2016.
- "Ólíkar fylkingar mættust á Austurvelli í dag". 15 August 2016.
- "Þjóðfylkingin býður ekki fram í Reykjavík". 14 October 2016.
- "Unnið að stofnun flokks sem leggst gegn fjölmenningu og byggingu mosku á Íslandi". 27 February 2016.
- "Þess vegna er Íslenska Þjóðfylkingin á móti íslam". 29 February 2016.