"This triggered massive social movements, and mounted pressure to revamp the constitution, and for the process to be led by ordinary citizens," said council member Silja Omarsdottir.
Some of the suggestions were extreme or even bizzare. One suggested that Iceland's natural resources were to be designated public property and no private organization or individuals would be permitted to own them or the rights connected to them. Another proposal wanted to "kill all capitalists."
Johannesdottir said the draft would be examined by a parliamentary committee starting on October 1.
Author: Wilhelmina Lyffyt (AFP, dpa)
Editor: Nicole Goebel