Amnesty International, Swiss Section

Amnesty International, Swiss section

An example of our actions in Basel © Barbara Kern

An example of our actions in Basel © Barbara Kern


This is the website of Amnesty International's (AI) Swiss Section. Most of its pages are in German and in French, but you will also find some pages in Italian.


English speaking groups

There are English speaking groups relaying Amnesty International's campaigns locally in Basel, Geneva and Zurich.



Jobs and internships at the Swiss section of Amnesty International require fluency in German or French and working knowledge of the other language, and are therefore only posted on the German and French versions of our website.
Please only apply for advertised vacant positions. 'Walk-in' applications (that is, not in response to a job vacancy ad) will not be considered.

International employment opportunities at AI's International Secretariat and other international offices can be found on


Other resources in English

The main Amnesty International online resource in English is, the website of AI's International Secretariat -that is, the movement's main offices in London (UK).

Amnesty sections such as those in the USA, the UK, Canada, or Australia also have their own websites in English (for a full list of Amnesty International's domestic Sections, please refer to


General enquiries

For general enquiries in English about Amnesty International in Switzerland.

«The Wire»


A magazine in English, «The Wire» is published five times a year by AI's International secretariat.

Read it online at