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Product placement Complaint filed against Federer and other Instagram influencers

A Swiss consumer protection organisation has filed a complaint against Swiss celebrity “influencers”, accusing them of “surreptitious advertising”.

This content was published on June 25, 2019 9:57 AM

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dirty money Switzerland to return millions in laundered funds to Uzbekistan

Authorities will turn CHF130 million over after securing a conviction in an investigation involving the former Uzbek president's daughter.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 1:51 PM

crime stats Increase in deportation rate of foreign offenders

In 2018, Swiss courts issued expulsion orders for 71% of all convictions that qualified for mandatory expulsion.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 11:00 AM

Justice ruling  Court upholds Geneva crossborder pupils ban  

A local court says the Geneva authorities acted lawfully when they decided to stop crossborder pupils from France attending its state schools.

This content was published on June 21, 2019 11:22 AM

Potential bias Swiss court orders attorney general to recuse over FIFA probe

A Swiss court has ordered Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and two prosecutors to recuse themselves from an investigation relating to FIFA.

This content was published on June 18, 2019 5:34 PM

Swiss Jihadist speaks out ‘If I can’t return to Switzerland, I'd prefer a bullet in the head’

In northeast Syria, Swiss public television (RTS) interviewed a Swiss jihadist who has been detained by the Kurds since January 2018. 

security rules Prisoner correspondence can be monitored, court confirms

A supreme court verdict in Switzerland has made it clear that the systematic surveillance of prisoner communications is legally permissible.

This content was published on May 31, 2019 4:53 PM

Stories of Swiss diplomacy When the death of a diplomat challenged Swiss neutrality

Forty years ago, Hugo Wey was shot dead in El Salvador, a sign that Swiss neutrality could not protect diplomats from the fallout of local conflicts.