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 ...
Court backs Swiss weapon trade transparency

Court backs Swiss weapon trade transparency

April 25, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
The Federal Court has backed a journalist’s claim that the government has to publish information on which count...
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.
Yellow Vests to protest anti-riot weapon factory

Yellow Vests to protest anti-riot weapon factory

March 28, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
A yellow vest protest is being planned outside a weapons factory in canton Bern that makes the anti-riot projectile l...
Swiss anti-riot company denies Yellow Vest responsibility

Swiss anti-riot company denies Yellow Vest responsibility

Jan. 28, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The Swiss maker of anti-riot weapons say they’re not to blame of a series of serious injuries during the yellow...
Pressure building on government to sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Pressure building on government to sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Dec. 13, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Parliament is putting pressure on the government to sign the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty adopted by the UN in 2017.
Swiss weapons used by Saudi soldiers in Yemen

Swiss weapons used by Saudi soldiers in Yemen

Oct. 29, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Weekend newspaper reports say Saudi Arabian soldiers are using Swiss made weapons in the war in Yemen.
Swiss man arrested travelling to Syria with weapons

Swiss man arrested travelling to Syria with weapons

Sept. 14, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
A Swiss man has been arrested trying to travel to the Syrian town of Idlib with several weapons in his car.
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.
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...
Switzerland decides against signing Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Switzerland decides against signing Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Aug. 16, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
The Swiss Federal Council says that now isn’t the right time for the country to sign the Treaty on the Prohibit...
Swiss arms exports in first half of year higher than last year

Swiss arms exports in first half of year higher than last year

July 27, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
For the first six months of this year, Switzerland exported weapons and munitions worth CHF 205.2 million, higher tha...
Government questions shipment of chemical to Syria

Government questions shipment of chemical to Syria

April 25, 2018, 10:09 a.m.
The government is asking for more information after a Swiss television report has revealed a chemical company sent 5 ...
Swiss arms maker markets German WWII weapons

Swiss arms maker markets German WWII weapons

March 9, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
Swiss anti-gun groups are outraged at a new advert from gun maker ‘Swiss Arms’ which is selling replica w...
Woman gunned down in Geneva

Woman gunned down in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
A 36 year old woman was gunned down in the middle of Geneva in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

June 26, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
A specialist armed intervention squad raided an apartment in Geneva yesterday afternoon after a 53 year old man fired...
Amnesty International urges Geneva not to buy 'expanding' ammunition

Amnesty International urges Geneva not to buy 'expanding' ammunition

June 12, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Geneva left wing parties and Amnesty International are both calling for the law on the use of expanding bullets by th...
Questions over Geneva police request for firepower

Questions over Geneva police request for firepower

June 2, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
Geneva police could get 150 military standard assault rifles, designed to cope with the current terrorist threat.
Schneider-Ammann calls for global cooperation over Arms Trade Treaty

Schneider-Ammann calls for global cooperation over Arms Trade Treaty

Aug. 23, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
Johann Schneider-Ammann has called for all 130 signatories to the Arms Trade Treaty to work together to ensure that g...
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