Fewer asylum applications filed in July

Fewer asylum applications filed in July

Aug. 14, 2018, 9:56 a.m.
The number of people who applied for asylum in Switzerland last month fell by nearly 20 per cent compared with the sa...
Programme of housing asylum seekers deemed a success

Programme of housing asylum seekers deemed a success

March 6, 2017, 6:02 a.m.
The Swiss programme of housing asylum seekers with families is being hailed as a success. Currently 22 cantons &ndash...
Amnesty International slams Swiss asylum procedures

Amnesty International slams Swiss asylum procedures

Feb. 22, 2017, 5:53 a.m.
The international human rights group Amnesty International is being highly critical of Switzerland’s treatment ...
Eritreans will no longer get automatic asylum

Eritreans will no longer get automatic asylum

Feb. 3, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
A court has ended Swiss policy of accepting all Eritrean nationals as asylum seekers. Previously the Swiss government...
Switzerland may re-start Eritrea aid programme

Switzerland may re-start Eritrea aid programme

Nov. 3, 2016, 4:52 a.m.
The Swiss government says it could starting giving aid to Eritrea again, ten years after they stopped their developme...
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