Torture - Prisons

Support for Torture Victims
The Victims of Torture and War (AFK) treatment centres in Berne, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich constitute the association Support for Torture Victims. Its purpose is the specialist exchange of information.

Amnesty International - Swiss Section
Most of the content of the Amnesty International Swiss Section’s website is available only in German and French. However, this page contains a lot of useful links to the Amnesty International general homepage and some other useful human rights tools in Switzerland.

Association for the Prevention of torture (APT)
APT proposes a complete website on this topic, with documents, information and contacts.

World Organisation against Torture
The WOAT is based in Geneva and provides thousands of documents and information.

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is working in this topic. Unfortunately not all their documents are in English, but you can contact them if needed.’s page on the rights of prisoners and on the situation into the prison of Switzerland.

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