POV: Special Flight

POV: Special Flight

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 11:30pm

Dieudonn├ę looks through the fence at Frambois detention center.´╗┐

Credit: Courtesy of Denis Jutzeler´╗┐

Witness the plight of undocumented foreigners and the wardens at a detention center in Switzerland.´╗┐  The 25 featured inmates are among the thousands of asylum seekers and illegal immigrants imprisoned without charge or trial and facing deportation to their native countries, where they fear repression or even death. Special Flight´╗┐, airing Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV, is a heart-wrenching expos├ę of the contradictions between the countryÔÇÖs compassionate social policies and the intractability of its immigration laws. ´╗┐

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