Swiss Human Rights Observer

About the Swiss Human Rights Observer


The mission of the Swiss Human Rights Observer is to monitor and publish reports about potential violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in the Swiss Confederation.

Parent organization

The parent organization of the Swiss Human Rights Observer is the Swiss Human Rights Foundation.


The Swiss Human Rights Observer is responsible for:

  1. Maintaining a web page at the URL in order to provide crucial information on how to report human rights violations securely from Switzerland.
  2. Publishing and distributing uncensorable reports, articles and media about human rights violations in Switzerland.
  3. Reporting to the Special Procedures of the United Nations Human Rights Council and referring war crimes and crimes against humanity to the registrar of the International Criminal Court.

Publishing principles

All report about human rights violations will be distrubuted according to the publishing principles described on the URL.


To contact the Swiss Human Rights Observer send an email to:
Please note that we do not accept any submission regarding human rights violations by email!