Brynjar Níelsson, lawyer and Member of Parliament for the Independence Party, says it is simply illegal to give plots of land away to religious groups.

The City of Reykjavík recently gave the Muslim Association of Iceland land on which to build the country's first purpose-built mosque.

Brynjar made his claim in an opinion column for Pressan, and on Bylgjan radio.

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