Switzerland

Close to 500 people gathered in Geneva to protest the government's actions | Photo: Valentine Flauraud/Keystone/picture-alliance
The Swiss border is practically open for anyone to cross | Photo: Mandoga Media/picture-alliance
"We can do it" — Merkel famously told Germany when she decided to accept over a million refugees  | Photo: Stefan Wermuth/ASSOCIATED PRESS/picture alliance
People taking part in a demonstration in support of migrants and refugees in Geneva, Switzerland, in September 2015 | Photo:EPA/Martial Trezzini
The National Commission for the Prevention of Torture was able to monitor 33 forced returns by air from Switzerland, from April to December 2021 | Photo: Pixabay
A photo of the van in which the migrants were travelling that was released by police | Photo: Kanton Nidwalden
From file: Heraklion airport on Crete island, where 22 migrants were caught with fake documents trying to reach other European countries | Photo: Nic Economou / Imago Images
From file: Illegal immigrants' children are seen in a detention center in Kyprinos, in the region of Evros, at the Greek-Turkish borders, November 5, 2010 | Photo: Nikos Arvanitidis / EPA
The first edition of the football event attracted refugees and migrants living in eight European countries | Photo: UEFA
Tens of thousands of undocumented migrants live in Switzerland | Photo: picture alliance/Robert Harding
The Refugee Parliament in Bern | Photo: Ariadne Kypriadi / UNHCR
Refugees from Ukraine have joined others in need of food handouts, Zurich, Switzerland, April 23, 2022 | Photo: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann