Swiss National Council adopts motion for a strategy and action plan against antisemitism

The motion demands that the Swiss federal government, together with the cantons, should develop a strategy and an action plan against racism and antisemitism.

Hundreds gathered in Zurich for a rally against antisemitism

“The fact that someone is attacked so badly in the middle of the city of Zurich is very shocking for all of us" said SIG President Ralph Lewin during the rally.

Swiss President says ‘antisemitism has no place’ in the country

“The knife attack in Zurich shocked me,” President Viola Amherd wrote on X, adding that her thoughts were with the victim and all Jewish citizens in the country.

Jewish man stabbed in Zurich in a suspected antisemitic hate crime

A 15-year-old Swiss assailant stabbed a 50-year-old Orthodox Jew, critically wounding him.

Israel flag set on fire in front of a synagogue in Basel

The alleged perpetrators were arrested by the Basel police.

Switzerland mulls ban on Hamas and affiliated groups

The aim is to reduce the risk of Hamas and related organisations using Switzerland as a safe haven. It should also reduce the threat of terrorism in Switzerland.

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