First lady of Iceland climbs security fence to join protesters

Dorrit Moussaieff, the first lady of Iceland, made a dramatic gesture over the weekend by joining a group of demonstrators hit by the debt crisis.

As the Icelandic president and MPs came under fire from angry protesters on Saturday, on their traditional walk to mass marking the opening of the parliamentary session, the President’s wife broke away to join the protest. Protesters, demanding that the government does more to help struggling households, had lined the streets in central Reykjavik pelting politicians with eggs and yogurt.

More at Storyful. The action happens in this video, at the three-minute mark.

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