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Free speech or hate speech? The legal difficulties of online expression in Switzerland

Drawing the line between freedom of expression and discrimination is a nuanced minefield in the age of social media, as a case in Switzerland shows.

French connection Swiss police to expel two Marseille knife attackers

A man and woman were arrested in Chiasso, canton Ticino, by the cantonal police on Sunday following a FEDPOL arrest warrant.

Swiss study Survey reveals high levels of parental violence

One in five children in Switzerland suffers severe corporal punishment at the hands of their parents, a study has shown.