Switzerland is sharply decried by UN experts for an anti-terrorism draft law

DreamstimeSwitzerland is preparing an anti-terrorism law that could violate international human rights standards and encourage suppression of political dissent worldwide, UN human rights experts said today.This is a surprising assessment about a country that has long excelled in human rights protection through numerous international conventions. It also houses a large number of governmental and non-governmental human rights organizations, including the UN Office for Human Rights.The reputed experts complained that Swiss authorities had refused to change contentious sections of the draft law, d…

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