Human Rights News Switzerland

09.01.2019
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination: tenth, eleventh and twelfth implementation report by Switzerland (2018-?)

The tenth, eleventh and twelfth implementation reports by Switzerland to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) were approved by the Federal Council in late November 2018 and communicated to the CERD. The CERD has yet to...

12.12.2018
Anti-terrorism measures: Overview of the Federal Council’s overall strategy

Deadly terrorist attacks in France, Germany and Belgium have led Swiss authorities to implement a number of measures and create legal packages to counteract terrorism using preventive measures. These hectic activities resulted in a system of four pillars...

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