Honest Iceland Talk

Rotten Fish & Dirty Business - Political Scandals in Iceland

September 10, 2020 Episode 6
Honest Iceland Talk
Rotten Fish & Dirty Business - Political Scandals in Iceland
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Honest Iceland Talk
Rotten Fish & Dirty Business - Political Scandals in Iceland
Sep 10, 2020 Episode 6

When it comes to corruption and tax evasion, Iceland is no exemption. While there are a few rotten apples amongst politicians, one MP manages to rise from the ashes, again and after.

In this episode, we explore what impact the three main scandals of the last couple of years had in Iceland. Listen to learn more about The Fishrot Files, Panama Papers, and the Klaustur Scandal.

Sources for this episode
The Fishrot Files:
https://www.ruv.is/kveikur/fishrot/fishrot/
https://wikileaks.org/fishrot/
https://www.samherji.is/en/moya/news/samherjis-namibia-investigation-finalized
https://www.samherji.is/en/moya/news/significant-taxes-paid-in-namibia
https://www.ruv.is/kveikur/fishrot/fishrot-2/

Panama Paper Scandal:
https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news-topic/panama_papers/

Klaustur Scandal:
https://www.icelandreview.com/politics/in-focus-the-klaustur-scandal/


Show Notes

When it comes to corruption and tax evasion, Iceland is no exemption. While there are a few rotten apples amongst politicians, one MP manages to rise from the ashes, again and after.

In this episode, we explore what impact the three main scandals of the last couple of years had in Iceland. Listen to learn more about The Fishrot Files, Panama Papers, and the Klaustur Scandal.

Sources for this episode
The Fishrot Files:
https://www.ruv.is/kveikur/fishrot/fishrot/
https://wikileaks.org/fishrot/
https://www.samherji.is/en/moya/news/samherjis-namibia-investigation-finalized
https://www.samherji.is/en/moya/news/significant-taxes-paid-in-namibia
https://www.ruv.is/kveikur/fishrot/fishrot-2/

Panama Paper Scandal:
https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news-topic/panama_papers/

Klaustur Scandal:
https://www.icelandreview.com/politics/in-focus-the-klaustur-scandal/