Icelanders outraged with rejection outcome for Nigerian asylum seeking family

Public outcry is alleged to have broken out in Iceland, after Sunday Iserian and his family lost their asylum bid to remain in the country. They now face deportation back to Nigeria.

Their story, alleged to have been traumatic since suffering violence, poverty and threats prompted an Icelander, Sally Kristinardottir to create an online petition for the family to remain in the country.

Sunday, 32, claims he left Nigeria after an uprising between Christians and Muslims, while Joy claims she was trafficked into Italy for prostitution. Together they have 8 year old Mary whom was conceived in Libya and born in Italy.

According to Joy, after losing her mum to murder, she met a pastor at church who promised to take her abroad and get a good job in 2008.

On her way to the abroad, in Libya she met and fell in love with Continue reading