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Few luxuries at new Lenzburg prison.

Switzerland’s most modern prison building has opened in Lenzburg, canton Aargau. The 95 cells were built according to the latest thinking on penitentiaries. The new central prison for men and women is about 300 metres away from the old prison building, and has a special department for seniors. (SF/

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