"For me it was completely necessary because of my education and to have a chance to make a living. I basically had no choice. ... I don't need a document from the government to stipulate that I'm now a good citizen. I broke the law, and I take full responsibility for what I did. ... I was sentenced to prison and finished my sentence. Then I completely turned my life around. This 'restored honour' certificate therefore means nothing to me."
Juristen och tidigare fotbollsproffset Atli Guðjón Helgason, som 2001 dömdes till sexton års fängelse för mord, i AFP om nödvändigheten av att få upprättelse för att kunna jobba som advokat - läs mer här.