The Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities – the country’s umbrella Jewish organisation and EJC affiliate – the Liberal Jewish Platform of Switzerland and the Federation of Swiss Islamic Organisations have published a joint declaration against antisemitism, racism and islamophobia.

In the declaration, the organisations called for mutual respect including within the context of holding diverse opinions.

“We want to intensify our efforts to affirm our collaboration and to deepen the knowledge we have of one another,” the statement said.

“We want to create an authentic and a climate of respect and reciprocal esteem.”