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Swiss Up! Landsgemeinde - bring your swords!

Swiss Up! // Community// Explore Switzerland// Science & Technology// Health// General // Sept. 14, 2018

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the very traditional Landsgemeinde. Now only in cantons Glarus and Appenzell Innerrhodes, it's when the townspeople meet in the main square and make new laws. Women have only been able to participate in Appenzell since 1990 when the Supreme Court forced the canton to allow it.

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