Switzerland

Swiss museum dedicated to ‘last witch in Europe’ handed one million-franc donation

  The Local news@thelocal.ch @thelocalswitzer 14 February 2018 witchcrafthistoryanna goeldi Burning of three witches in Baden, Switzerland (1585), by Johann Jakob Wick. A recently-opened museum dedicated to Swiss woman Anna Göldi, often referred to as Europe’s last witch, has received an anonymous donation of one million francs from someone described […]

Holocaust Memorial Day: Coming to terms with a tarnished Swiss wartime record

  By Julie Hunt https://tp.srgssr.ch/p/inline?urn=urn:swi:video:43845042&locale=en Embed code This content was published on January 27, 2018 11:00 AMJan 27, 2018 – 11:00 January 27, 2018 marks Holocaust Memorial Day, to remember the six million Jews killed during World War II. swissinfo.chexternal link looks back at Switzerland’s questionable wartime policies towards Jews […]