Switzerland: Referendum on expulsions risks serious human rights violations

The ICJ today expressed its concern at the approval by referendum of the popular initiative on the expulsion of foreigners.

The initiative, if implemented according to the terms set out in the referendum proposal, would lead to the automatic expulsion of non-nationals convicted of serious crimes.

Switzerland-referendumexpulsion-news-2010 (full text, PDF)

Switzerland-referendumexpulsion-news-2010-fra (full text in French, PDF)

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