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Swiss Propose House Arrest, Including for Teenagers, to Curb Extremism

The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases. The measures, due now to be considered by Switzerland's parliament, are part of an evolving national action plan against violent extremism introduced in 2017. Though Switzerland has, so far, been spared deadly Islamist militant attacks that hit Germany,...

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