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Switzerland

Dieudonné sentenced on appeal in Switzerland for antisemitic and negationist remarks

The notorious French comedian Dieudonné has been sentenced on appeal in Geneva for antisemitic remarks made during shows in Switzerland in 2019.

Swiss government votes to set up commission for illegally seized cultural property

The Swiss Federal Council approved a parliamentary motion calling for the establishment of an independent national commission  to make recommendations on the restitution to the original owners in cases of cultural property lost as a result of Nazi persecution.

Swiss Federal Council increases financial support for minorities whose security is threatened

On April 13th 2022, the Swiss Federal Council decided to increase the...

Swiss Jewish Community to unveil memorial to the victims of the Shoah at Davos Jewish Cemetery

On 8 May 2022, exactly 77 years after the end of the...

Swiss Parliament approves the creation of Memorial to Victims of Nazism

The parliamentary process has been concluded in Switzerland to enable the creation of a national memorial for the victims of National Socialism.

Swiss Jewish community announces relief action for refugees

The Association of Swiss Jewish Welfare (VSJF) is ready to assist refugees both on the ground and in Switzerland.

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