Parliament renews Islamic extremist ban

Parliament renews Islamic extremist ban

June 7, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
Parliament has voted to continue the ban on al-Qaeda and Islamic State for a further four years. The vote in both hou...
parliament rejects forcible monitoring of potential terrorists

parliament rejects forcible monitoring of potential terrorists

June 1, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
Parliament has rejected a motion put forward by the Swiss People’s Party which would have allowed courts to for...
Swiss man faces jail for fighting against IS

Swiss man faces jail for fighting against IS

May 23, 2018, 5:57 a.m.
A 36 year old man from Ticino faces three years in jail for travelling to Syria to fight against IS.
Government to spend CHF 5m on anti-radicalization measures

Government to spend CHF 5m on anti-radicalization measures

May 17, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The government will spend CHF 5m on anti-radicalization measures.
Islamic head denied gun licence

Islamic head denied gun licence

May 9, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
The head of the Islamic Central Council in Switzerland has had his request for a gun license rejected by the Federal ...
Swiss Islamic scholar held in France after rape allegations

Swiss Islamic scholar held in France after rape allegations

Feb. 1, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
The Swiss Islamic scholar, Tariq Ramadan, is being held in France after allegations of rape, according to French pros...
Federal Policed check for Swiss links following Spain attack

Federal Policed check for Swiss links following Spain attack

Aug. 21, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
The Federal Police Office is checking to see if any of the suspected jihadists involved with the attacks in Spain hav...
Man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in Lausanne faces trial

Man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in Lausanne faces trial

June 21, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
A man who caused panic on the Lausanne metro system on Friday by shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ meaning God is g...
Ticino police arrest man with suspected IS links

Ticino police arrest man with suspected IS links

Feb. 23, 2017, 5:44 a.m.
Ticino police have arrested a man with suspected links to Islamic extremists. They are searching for another.
Swiss police forces spend on more weapons

Swiss police forces spend on more weapons

Nov. 30, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Several cantonal police forces in the country have been buying more assault rifles and other automatic weapons, ...
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