Swiss hope to close Arab Spring cases in 2013


As dictators of the Arab world began falling under the weight of the Arab Spring uprisings, Switzerland was quick to announce the freezing of assets suspected to have been embezzled by the former rulers of Tunisia, Egypt and Libya.

A year and a half later, the deputy federal prosecutor with the Swiss Federal Prosecutor’s Office, Maria-Antonella Bino, says the cases remain a priority for her office, which hopes to finalise its investigations by the end of 2013.

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