Asylum ... Print comment Share: share on twitter share on facebook send by e-mail more... Reception centre, BaselInitial contact in Switzerland: a security check at the centre (pictures: Dominic Büttner, pixsil) Ruswil, near LucerneAsylum seekers wait in front of an office hoping to find a sympathetic ear for their problems. Reception centre, BaselStill life with Swiss army rug and a copy of the Koran. Allschwil, outside BaselTwo youths from Belarus meet Muhammad Ali. Wolhusen, central SwitzerlandAsylum seekers from Nigeria and Sierra Leone in the classroom. Ruswil, central SwitzerlandA cultural mix in the kitchen. Wolhusen, central SwitzerlandA shared meal is a fixture in the daily routine. Reception centre, Basel,Killing time in the dining room. Sep 8, 2006 - 12:23 Caught between hope and fear.