Israel-Gaza War, Switzerland
Switzerland rejects proposal to recognize Palestinian state, saying the time hasn't come

A motion calling for recognizing a Palestinian state on condition of releasing the hostages was rejected 131-61.

Avi Woolf | 05.06.24

Hamas, Switzerland

The Swiss government moves to ban Hamas

The Swiss government announced that it would ban Hamas in the wake of October 7, moving to advance legislation that would bar the organization from the country.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 21.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, UNRWA, Switzerland

Swiss Lower House Votes For Third Time to Defund UNRWA Over Terror Ties

The vote amounts to a rejection of the Swiss Senate's preference for only a partial cut in funding. The matter will now move to conciliation between the houses.

Avi Woolf | 20.12.23

Swiss Government will Ban Hamas

The Swiss Government will Promote Legislation Banning Hamas Activities

The Swiss government announced that it will advance legislation banning Hamas activity in the country, which will be submitted to the parliament by the end of February: "This is the most appropriate response to the situation prevailing in the Middle East since October 7."

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 22.11.23