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Birgitta Jónsdóttir (is)

Birgitta Jónsdóttir is a politician and a member of the Althing, the Icelandic parliament, formerly representing the citizens' movement Borgarahreyfingin and the movement Hreyfingin, but now representing the Pirate Party. Her district is the Reykjavík South Constituency. She was elected to the Icelandic parliament in April 2009 on behalf of a movement aiming for democratic reform beyond party politics of left and right. Jónsdóttir has been an activist and a spokesperson for various groups, such as Wikileaks, Saving Iceland and Friends of Tibet in Iceland. She acts as a spokeswoman for the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative. She is also on the Bradley Manning advisory board.

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