One in five Swiss women has been a victim of sexual violence

One in five Swiss women has been a victim of sexual violence

May 22, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
One in five women in Switzerland have been subjected to sexual violence at some point in their lives, according to a ...
Swiss courts asked to reconsider deportation order by European court.

Swiss courts asked to reconsider deportation order by European court.

April 10, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
A decision by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has split politicians.
Care worker charged with rape

Care worker charged with rape

March 1, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
A man who worked as a care giver to disabled people in a home in canton Schwyz has been sentenced to seven years in p...
Islamic scholar, Ramadan, released as rape investigations continue

Islamic scholar, Ramadan, released as rape investigations continue

Nov. 16, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The Swiss Islamic scholar, Tariq Ramadan is to be released from custody in France as investigations into allegations ...
Basel manhunt after young woman raped

Basel manhunt after young woman raped

Oct. 8, 2018, 9 a.m.
Basel police have launched a major manhunt after a young woman was raped on Friday evening.
Ramadan faces Geneva rape allegation

Ramadan faces Geneva rape allegation

Sept. 17, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
The Geneva Islamic academic Tariq Ramadan is facing another allegation of rape.
Rapist sentence appeal could backfire

Rapist sentence appeal could backfire

Aug. 30, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
A 42-year-old rapist is appealing his sentence – and he could find himself behind bars for longer.
Lucerne taxi driver jailed for rape

Lucerne taxi driver jailed for rape

June 15, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
A 45 year old taxi driver in Lucerne has been jailed for 7 years after being found guilty of raping an 18 year old Au...
'Herpes Creep' in court

'Herpes Creep' in court

March 27, 2018, 5:57 a.m.
A man nicknamed the Herpes Creep is in court in Zurich, charged with several counts of child molestation and owning c...
Ramadan faces further problems after alibi questioned

Ramadan faces further problems after alibi questioned

March 27, 2018, 5:51 a.m.
The Swiss Islamic scholar currently detained in France on rape allegations is facing further difficulties after a new...
Another rape allegation against Swiss Islamic scholar

Another rape allegation against Swiss Islamic scholar

March 8, 2018, 6:54 a.m.
Another woman has claimed she was raped by the Swiss Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan.    
Geneva hospital doctor convicted of rape

Geneva hospital doctor convicted of rape

Feb. 27, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
A former doctor at the Geneva cantonal hospital has been convicted of rape in France.
Lucerne police end investigations into rape case

Lucerne police end investigations into rape case

Jan. 16, 2018, 6:01 a.m.
Lucerne police have closed an investigation into a rape case that shocked the country two and a half years ago. The p...
Prominent Geneva Islamic professor accused of rape

Prominent Geneva Islamic professor accused of rape

Oct. 31, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
A prominent Geneva based professor of Islamic studies is being accused of rape and sexual assault by two women.
Zug police arrest suspected attempted rapist

Zug police arrest suspected attempted rapist

Oct. 26, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
Zug police have arrested a 38 year old man in connection with an attempted rape of a 41 year old woman in canton Zug.
Basel police make arrest in double rape investigation

Basel police make arrest in double rape investigation

Sept. 19, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Basel police have arrested a 25 year old man suspected of raping a woman twice. Earlier this month a woman told polic...
Basel police hunt double rapist

Basel police hunt double rapist

Sept. 11, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Basel police are hunting a man who reportedly raped a woman twice. Police say she met a man at around 11pm on Saturda...
Hundreds take part in 'slutwalk' march in Geneva

Hundreds take part in 'slutwalk' march in Geneva

June 19, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Around 400 people, mainly women, marched through Geneva on Saturday afternoon as part of the worldwide ‘slutwal...
Geneva rapist and murder faces decades in jail - but could be paroled

Geneva rapist and murder faces decades in jail - but could be paroled

May 25, 2017, 5:32 a.m.
A Geneva court has jailed for life the rapist and murderer Fabrice A. But judges refused to rule the killer should ne...
Man sentenced to jail for Geneva rape

Man sentenced to jail for Geneva rape

March 24, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
A 42 year old man has been sentenced to five and a half years in jail for the rape of a 24 year old woman in Geneva i...
German police hunt Swiss car after rape and murder

German police hunt Swiss car after rape and murder

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
German police are hunting a Swiss registered car after a 27 year old jogger was raped and murdered in a forest in Nov...
One in three rapists escape a prison sentence

One in three rapists escape a prison sentence

Oct. 10, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
One in three rapists in Switzerland end up with a suspended sentence, rather than spending time in prison. According...
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