Update: 08.12.2016

Address list for counselling on human rights issues

Legal advice / Search for legal assistance

Ombuds offices

  • Some cities (Bern, Rapperswil-Jona, St. Gallen, Winterthur, Zurich) and cantons (BL, BS, VD, ZG, ZH) offer parliamentary ombuds offices (address list)
  • In some sectors (such as private insurance, health insurance, banks, travel and hotel industry, telecommunications industry, public transport) there exist ombuds offices under private law (address list)

Emergency situations / Socially disadvantaged people

    Pre-trial detention / Penal system / Social reintegration

    Criminal defense emergency service

    Police violence

    Children and youths

    Women

    Men

    Homosexuals and transsexuals

    Racial discrimination

      Migrants / Human trafficking

      Refugees / Asylum / Deportation

      Undocumented migrants

      Persons with disabilities and mental illnesses

      Discrimination related to old age

      Miscellaneous

      Internet-related crime

      Conscientious objection to military service

      Mobbing

      Problems abroad

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