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Birgitta Jónsdóttir

Birgitta Jónsdóttir is a poet who has served since April 2009 as an MP in the Icelandic parliament for the Movement, a political movement for democratic reform beyond party politics, which she helped create. Birgitta was chief sponsor for the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative (IMMI), and is chair of the International Modern Media Institute. She is also on the Bradley Manning advisory board

Articles by this author

 

Bradley Manning's Sentence: 35 Years for Exposing Us to the Truth

This was never a fair trial – Obama declared Manning's guilt in advance. But Manning's punishment is an affront to democracy

Birgitta Jónsdóttir ·


Evidence of a US Judicial Vendetta Against WikiLeaks Activists Mounts

Iceland's government warns me not to visit the US, which tried to hack my Twitter account: Julian Assange has legitimate fears

Birgitta Jónsdóttir ·


Bradley Manning, America's Martyr for Open Government

The alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower, detained and abused for two years in prison, now on secret trial, defends all our freedoms

Birgitta Jónsdóttir ·


Lessons from Iceland: The People Can Have the Power

As early progress in Iceland shows since the banking collapse, the 21st century will be the century of the common people, of us

Birgitta Jónsdóttir ·


How the US Justice Department Legally Hacked My Twitter Account

Few realize that foreign governments gain the right to our personal data when we sign up to social media. This must end

Birgitta Jónsdóttir ·

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