Switzerland 2012 Biasca. Political asylums living in a bunker.

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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Biasca. Al Vallone is a bunker belonging to the Civil Protection (Centro Sanitario Protette. Protezione Civile 3 Valli).  It is used as a dependency (Notschlafstelle) of the main asylum registration centre of Chiasso. The bunker hosts mostly families and minors, and it is a centre for immigrants under the authority of the Federal Office for Migration. A group of young muslim men from Afganistan play table tennis. The men are economic migrants and have asked for political asylums in Switzerland. They are now waiting for the answers from the swiss government. 27.12.12 © 2012 Didier Ruef