Iceland to Vote on Icesave Compensation 'The Payback Scheme Is Blackmail'

On Saturday, Icelandic voters will head to the polls to vote on a government plan to pay back 3.8 billion euros to Britain and Holland stemming from losses to private savers in those countries after the collapse of the online bank Icesave. SPIEGEL ONLINE spoke to Olafur Eliasson, 42, who organized the campaign against the compensation plan.
Voters in Iceland go to the polls on Saturday for a referendum on the plan to pay back Britain and Holland for claims stemming from the collapse of Icesave.

Voters in Iceland go to the polls on Saturday for a referendum on the plan to pay back Britain and Holland for claims stemming from the collapse of Icesave.

Foto: INTS KALNINS/ REUTERS
Interview conducted by Charles Hawley
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