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Special Flight

Season 26, Episode 2 of 15

"Special Flight" is a dramatic account of the plight of undocumented foreigners at the Frambois detention center in Geneva, Switzerland, and of the wardens who struggle to reconcile humane values with the harsh realities of a strict deportation system. The 25 Frambois inmates featured 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. The film, made in Switzerland, is an expose of the contradictions between the country's compassionate social policies and the intractability of its immigration laws.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
7/1/2013
10 p.m.
7/2/2013
3 a.m.
7/7/2013
9 p.m.
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