Institutions and NGOs working against Racism

Here you can find news from and about Swiss organisations and institutions involved in the fight against racism and xenophobia.

Legal guide on racial discrimination

In July 2017, the Service for Combating Racism (SCRA) published its online legal guide on issues of racial discrimination which provides a great...

New web site for the «Consultation network for victims of racism»

The Beratungsnetz für Rassismusopfer (Consultation network for victims of racism) has a new website. It is clearly designed and, among other...

The Genocide Prevention Convention still not effective enough after 60 Years

The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide was unanimously approved by the UN General Assembly in New York on 9...

More equality for young migrants with anonymous job application

“Smart Selection”, a pilot project based in Zurich, demonstrates after one year’s experience that young migrants presenting their...

Anti-racism law: controversial statements by the Swiss minister of justice

Early October 2006, the Swiss Justice Minister, Christoph Blocher, attacked Swiss anti-racism laws whilst visiting Turkey. "Article 216 bis of the...

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