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Reykjavík : Iceland | over 2 years ago
The former Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde appear in court Monday in the capital Reykjavik to meet his responsibility in the financial collapse of Iceland in 2008 while leading...
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Geir Haarde, Iceland's former PM, to be tried in historic first session of the Landsdomur

In January of 2009 Geir Haarde pulled out of Iceland's coalition government and by April Haarde admitted taking millions in "controversial donations" from the investment group FL Group and Icelandic bank Landsbanki. On Sept. 28 Iceland's Althing, most similar to parliament, voted to indict Geir on charges of negligence and try him before the Landsdomur. This will be the first meeting of the Landsdomur since its creation in the Icelandic Constitution in 1905. If Iceland can hold their government officials accountable, shouldn't the United States? Check out the story: en.wikipedia.org Join The Daily Conversation on Facebook tinyurl.com Follow our Tweets for new videos twitter.com All images in our videos are from Flickr's creative commons archive and are used under permission of the Flickr creative commons license and the full legal protection of 'Fair Use'.
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