EU court rules Switzerland can keep its guns

EU court rules Switzerland can keep its guns

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The European Court of Justice has determined Switzerland is a special case and army members can continue to keep thei...
Swiss arms companies accused of providing to Hong Kong police force

Swiss arms companies accused of providing to Hong Kong police force

Aug. 26, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
The pressure group Switzerland Without An Army says it's scandalous Swiss arms companies have been supplying the ...
Imitation weapons trigger police alert

Imitation weapons trigger police alert

April 2, 2019, 7:29 a.m.
Police stormed a shopping centre in Zurich yesterday to confront a man carrying an automatic rifle and a hand gun.
Stricter arms export laws fail to pass in Senate

Stricter arms export laws fail to pass in Senate

March 12, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Moves to bring in stricter laws on arms exports have been killed in the Senate.
Signatures collected to stop arms exports rules relaxing

Signatures collected to stop arms exports rules relaxing

Dec. 12, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
An initiative has been launched to stop the government relaxing rules on arms exports. 
Swiss hand grenades on sale on markets in Libya

Swiss hand grenades on sale on markets in Libya

Sept. 10, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
Swiss made hand grenades have been spotted for sale in street markets in Libya – and even on Facebook.
Bern protests plan to relax arms rules

Bern protests plan to relax arms rules

Sept. 5, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Hundreds of people gathered yesterday afternoon in Bern to protest government plans to relax the rules over arms expo...
Swiss arms exporters use law loopholes

Swiss arms exporters use law loopholes

Sept. 4, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
The Federal Audit Office says Swiss arms manufacturers are adapt at finding loopholes in the law to ship weapons to w...
Swiss lake water safe to drink despite munitions dump

Swiss lake water safe to drink despite munitions dump

June 26, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Despite thousands of tonnes of explosive lying at the bottom of Swiss lakes, the defence ministry says the water is s...
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