Mar 6 2014
Swiss nativist parties have drawn a new line in the sand, winning the admiration of those campaigning to end EU free movement rights.
Dec 19 2012
Asylum-seekers and migrants across Europe are determined to change the inhuman circumstances of their existence.
Dec 1 2010
The IRR News Service met up with three members of Foreign Architects Switzerland (FAS) who are challenging the Swiss ban on minarets.
Oct 4 2006
Nearly 70 per cent of those who voted in a referendum in Switzerland on September 24 said yes to reform of immigration and asylum laws. But the committee formed to oppose laws, which, according to UNHCR are amongst the harshest in Europe, has announced that it will build on the support of the 32 per cent of the electorate which opposed the laws to create a more progressive approach to asylum.*
February 11, 2010
The Swiss referendum on minarets: background and aftermath provides comprehensive documentation of the Swiss referendum on 29 November 2009 which was was backed by a strong majority as it became the first country in Europe to vote to curb the religious practices of Muslims, banning the construction of minarets on mosques.