Crime in Switzerland
In Switzerland, the police registered a total of 527,897 criminal offenses in 2010, including 53 killings and 187 attempted murders. There were 481 cases of rape and 62 attempted rapes. In 2009, 94,5...
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Rudolf Elmer
Rudolf Elmer (born 1955/1956) is a former employee of the Swiss bank Julius Bär. He worked for the bank for close to two decades, and in his last position, he managed the bank's Caribbean operations f...
Marc Hodler
Marc Hodler ((1918-10-26)26 October 1918 – 18 October 2006(2006-10-18)) was a Swiss lawyer, President of the International Ski Federation (1951–1998), member of the International Olympic Committee (IO...
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Bruno Bréguet
Bruno Bréguet (born 29 May 1950) was a Swiss associate of Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, better known as "Carlos the Jackal". He disappeared in 1995.
In 1970 Bréguet, then 19 years old, traveled to Lebano...
Life imprisonment in Switzerland
Life imprisonment is the most severe penalty under Swiss penal law. It may be imposed for murder, genocide, qualified hostage-taking and the act of arranging a war against Switzerland with foreign pow...
Terrorism in Switzerland
The failed, foiled and successfully executed acts of terrorism in the European Union are according to the European Police Office either unspecified, or pertains to religious issues, animal rights, rig...
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Urs Hans von Aesch
Urs Hans von Aesch was a Swiss citizen suspected of the 2007 abduction and murder of five-year-old Ylenia Lenhard in Appenzell, Switzerland.
Von Aesch apparently committed suicide by shooting hims...
Berne incident
The Berne incident consisted in the brief seizure of the Romanian embassy in Bern, Switzerland, by a group of Romanian émigrés who opposed the communist regime. It occurred between February 14 and Feb...
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Oliver Fricker
Oliver Fricker is the second high-profile foreigner (after Michael P. Fay in 1994) to be sentenced to caning for vandalism in Singapore. On 25 June 2010, he was sentenced to five months' jail and thre...
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Wilhelm Weitling
Wilhelm Weitling (October 5, 1808 – January 24, 1871) was an important 19th-century European radical.Both praised and critiqued by disciples of the growing Marxist philosophy during the 19th century...
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Strafgesetzbuch (Switzerland)
The Strafgesetzbuch (usually abbreviated StGB, also sStGB, chStGB or SCC-CH. In French Code pénal suisse or CP and in Italian Codice penale svizzero or CP) is the Criminal Code in Swiss law. The or...
Murder (Swiss law)
In Switzerland murder (Mord, Assassinat or Assassinio respectively in German, French or Italian) is also used for the premeditated killing of another person, but only if the motives are crue...
François Fournier (stamp forger)
François Fournier (24 April 1846 – 12 July 1917) was a stamp forger who thought of himself as a creator of "art objects" and a friend of the little man.Fournier was born in Croix-de-Rozon, Switzerla...
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