Switzerland

Increase in antisemitic incidents in German-speaking Switzerland

Antisemitic incidents in German-speaking areas of Switzerland increased in 2017, according to figures released by the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities.

Swiss neo-Nazi returns to jail after spitting at a Jewish person

A neo-Nazi from Zurich who spit at a Jew in 2015 has been sentenced to two years in prison by a Swiss court.

“Swiss Schindler” honoured with room at Federal Palace

A key meeting venue in the Swiss Federal Palace in Bern renamed the ‘Carl Lutz room’ in honour of the diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews in Hungary from the Nazis in World War II.

Swiss MP resigns following Auschwitz comments

Swiss Green MP Jonas Fricker will leave Parliament at the beginning of...

Swiss MP compares transport of pigs to Auschwitz

Swiss MP Jonas Fricker of the Green Party (Verts/AG) shocked fellow legislators...

Swastikas appear on Swiss road bridges

Nazi and antisemitic banners were discovered on major road bridges in Switzerland...

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