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Swiss Government Proposes Ban on Mercenary Firms

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Switzerland’s government is proposing to ban all mercenary firms in a bid to protect the Swiss tradition of neutrality and show the country’s respect for international law. A draft bill submitted to parliament Wednesday would ban all Swiss-based companies from direct participation in armed conflicts abroad, and from recruiting or training mercenaries in Switzerland. It […]

Swiss Government Proposes Ban on Mercenary Firms

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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Switzerland’s government is proposing to ban all mercenary firms in a bid to protect the Swiss tradition of neutrality and show the country’s respect for international law. A draft bill submitted to parliament Wednesday would ban all Swiss-based companies from direct participation in armed conflicts abroad, and from recruiting or training mercenaries in Switzerland. It […]

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