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Welcoming strangers

The town of Olten has a café that is specially for refugees and asylum seekers. Margaret Stringer, who runs the church-funded café, can relate to the migrant experience, as she came to Switzerland from Britain 16 years ago.

This content was published on October 26, 2012 - 11:00
Raffaella Rossello

Asylum laws are in the process of being tightened in Switzerland, and this is also matched by a hardening in people’s attitudes toward asylum seekers. (Raffaella Rossello, swissinfo.ch)

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