Switzerland avoided its moral responsibilities to victims of the Nazis, according to an international panel of historians. In a final report after a five-year study of Switzerland’s wartime role, the nine-member panel said Switzerland’s neutrality was abused to justify business dealings with the Axis powers. The panel criticized the country’s refugee policy that turned away thousands of people to near-certain death.
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