The Berne Trial
(also known under the name of "Zionistenprozess") is a famous trial held in Berne
between 1933 and 1935, under an obscenity
("Art.14 des Bernischen Gesetzes über das Lichtspielwesen und Massnahmen gegen Schundliteratur 1916"). The trial with its witnesses and supposed experts on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion
caused an international sensation.
Frontist Meeting in Bern's Casino with Sonderegger as main speaker
The plaintiffs, the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (SIG) and the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Bern, sued the "Bund Nationalsozialistischer Eidgenossen" BNSE (Swiss president: Theodor Fischer at Zurich) which distributed anti-Semitic
pamphlets during a meeting of June 13, 1933 organized by the National Front
and the HeimatwehrCf. Heimatwehr
(Wikipedia Deutsch) in the Casino of Berne (with former chief of the Swiss General Staff and Frontist Emil Sonderegger
as main speaker).Other speakers of the Meeting of June 13 in Berne's Casino were Swiss officer Arthur Fonjallaz
and Heinrich Wechlin, chief-editor of the newspaper "Berner Tagblatt" in 1933 (cf. more biographic data in:
. Benteli-Werd, Bern 1994. ISBN 3-7165-0846-2). Swiss high rank officer (Oberstdivisionär)......