Amnesty decries Swiss asylum centre abuse

Amnesty decries Swiss asylum centre abuse

Minors and adults housed in Swiss asylum centres have faced serious abuses at the hands of security staff, including beatings and chokeholds, Amnesty International warned Wednesday.

Illegal migration in Switzerland continues to decline

Illegal migration in Switzerland continues to decline

Glance around Switzerland: anti-refugee comments, fake meat, sports deaths and major SBB repairs

Glance around Switzerland: anti-refugee comments, fake meat, sports deaths and major SBB repairs

UN condemns Switzerland over deportation of Eritrean torture victim

UN condemns Switzerland over deportation of Eritrean torture victim

Swiss NGO’s refugee rescue missions in Med grounded

Swiss NGO’s refugee rescue missions in Med grounded

PWC eying share of lucrative Swiss asylum seeker industry

PWC eying share of lucrative Swiss asylum seeker industry

Refugee policy: Switzerland may send up to 3,200 Eritreans home

Refugee policy: Switzerland may send up to 3,200 Eritreans home

Refugee claims by Venezuelans surging: United Nations

Refugee claims by Venezuelans surging: United Nations

Refugees in Switzerland lack the psychological care they need

Refugees in Switzerland lack the psychological care they need

Refugee chefs take over Geneva restaurants: ‘I am convinced it can help change people’s perceptions’

Refugee chefs take over Geneva restaurants: ‘I am convinced it can help change people’s perceptions’

Four arrested for allegedly smuggling migrants into Switzerland

Four arrested for allegedly smuggling migrants into Switzerland

Bern MPs vote to accept 1,500 refugees

Bern MPs vote to accept 1,500 refugees

Switzerland toughens up rules for Eritrean asylum seekers

Switzerland toughens up rules for Eritrean asylum seekers

UN: ‘Refugees are anxious, confused and heartbroken’

UN: ‘Refugees are anxious, confused and heartbroken’

Switzerland ‘must make it easier’ for refugees to go to university

Switzerland ‘must make it easier’ for refugees to go to university

Switzerland sees drop in asylum seekers

Switzerland sees drop in asylum seekers

Swiss village that refused refugees has change of heart

Swiss village that refused refugees has change of heart

IOC hands cash boost to refugee athletes

IOC hands cash boost to refugee athletes

Swiss wins bravery prize for helping refugees in Greece

Swiss wins bravery prize for helping refugees in Greece

Uefa hosts new football competition for migrants

Uefa hosts new football competition for migrants

Swiss politician arrested over illegal entry of migrants

Swiss politician arrested over illegal entry of migrants

Rising tensions spark rise in violence at asylum centres

Rising tensions spark rise in violence at asylum centres

Germany bolsters Swiss border against refugees

Germany bolsters Swiss border against refugees

Refugee aid group decries ‘confusion’ at Swiss border

Refugee aid group decries ‘confusion’ at Swiss border

Amnesty fears for child migrants at Italian border

Amnesty fears for child migrants at Italian border

Swiss village tells landlords: don’t rent homes to refugees

Swiss village tells landlords: don’t rent homes to refugees

Chaos in Como after Swiss send back refugees

Chaos in Como after Swiss send back refugees

Ticino tackles record number of illegal immigrants

Ticino tackles record number of illegal immigrants

‘We must help more’ says mayor who refused refugees

‘We must help more’ says mayor who refused refugees

Farms in Swiss Jura to pilot refugee integration project

Farms in Swiss Jura to pilot refugee integration project

Cologne sex attacks: suspect arrested in Switzerland

Cologne sex attacks: suspect arrested in Switzerland

Geneva UN meet aims to tackle refugee crisis

Geneva UN meet aims to tackle refugee crisis

Swiss photographers help expelled refugee

Swiss photographers help expelled refugee

Refugee athletes could compete in Rio: IOC

Refugee athletes could compete in Rio: IOC

Zurich prison guard ‘helped Syrian flee jail’

Zurich prison guard ‘helped Syrian flee jail’

Rights group slam Swiss for seizing refugee valuables

Rights group slam Swiss for seizing refugee valuables

Refugee role play stuns world leaders at WEF

Refugee role play stuns world leaders at WEF

Revealed: Switzerland already strips refugees of cash

Revealed: Switzerland already strips refugees of cash

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Migrant count in Europe tops million: UN agency

Ikea shelters rejected by Swiss due to fire risk

Ikea shelters rejected by Swiss due to fire risk

Anti-Muslim rhetoric ‘threatens refugee plan’

Anti-Muslim rhetoric ‘threatens refugee plan’

UN warns against scapegoating refugees

UN warns against scapegoating refugees

Swiss aid experts help refugee crisis in Europe

Swiss aid experts help refugee crisis in Europe

‘Refugees welcome’ say Sion demonstrators

‘Refugees welcome’ say Sion demonstrators

Swiss bunkers ‘could house 50,000 refugees’

Swiss bunkers ‘could house 50,000 refugees’

Swiss brace for refugee trickle to turn into flood

Swiss brace for refugee trickle to turn into flood

Switzerland prepares to take its share of refugees

Switzerland prepares to take its share of refugees

Day-long phone-in aims to help stricken refugees

Day-long phone-in aims to help stricken refugees

Anti-immigrant party draws in more support

Anti-immigrant party draws in more support

Syrian refugees bypass Switzerland for EU states

Syrian refugees bypass Switzerland for EU states

Swiss pledge help for Balkans on refugee crisis

Swiss pledge help for Balkans on refugee crisis

Swiss join bid to combat refugee smuggling

Swiss join bid to combat refugee smuggling

Ticino threatens closing Italy border to refugees

Ticino threatens closing Italy border to refugees

Violence forces 60 million to flee homes: UN

Violence forces 60 million to flee homes: UN

Conflicts displace 38 million people: NGO

Conflicts displace 38 million people: NGO

Anti-Isis fighter faces charges in Switzerland

Anti-Isis fighter faces charges in Switzerland

Amnesty slams Swiss for human rights violations

Amnesty slams Swiss for human rights violations

Swiss authorities ‘shut down jihadist website’

Swiss authorities ‘shut down jihadist website’

Euro court bars Swiss from deporting refugees

Euro court bars Swiss from deporting refugees

Eritrean refugees find shelter at Swiss abbey

Eritrean refugees find shelter at Swiss abbey

Iraqis in Switzerland suspected of ‘attack plan’

Iraqis in Switzerland suspected of ‘attack plan’

Village faces tax hikes over family’s social costs

Village faces tax hikes over family’s social costs

Pregnant refugee who lost baby ‘mistreated’

Pregnant refugee who lost baby ‘mistreated’

Syria refugee exodus passes two-million mark

Syria refugee exodus passes two-million mark

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More asylum seekers coming to Switzerland

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Geneva protest over refugee camp

Swiss village in uproar over asylum centre

Swiss village in uproar over asylum centre

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Swiss mull tough benefit cuts for asylum seekers

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Switzerland tightens asylum laws