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Chechen refugees in Switzeland

A Chechen man with is two daughters, in a FAREAS centre, in Vaud Province - Switzerland..Before the war, he was a student in agriculture. .During the first war (1994 to 1996), he help the Chechen army to get the independency From Russia. Two of is brother, die..During the short time of peace, between 1996 to 1999, he become a Policeman under Maskhadov ministry, with a salary of 10 000.- Roubles (300.-$) per month. .In 1999, when the second war start. He was not directly involve, but help the independentist. His brother in low get kill by the Russian force, in front of is wife and his 5 childs. .In 2001, he get arrested by Kadirov mens. They want him to work for the FSB. He refuse. His family have to pay 6000.- us dollars, to liberate him..After that, Kadirov mens and the FSB unit, daily threat him and is family. In 2004, they decide to live Chechenya. He pay 5000.-$ to be smuggle from Chechnya to Switzerland, with is wife and two daughters..Arriving to a unknown location in Switzerland, they get to the Basel registration Centre of the Federal Office for Refugees and have been relocated since, in a FAREAS centre in Vaud Province..How do you feel here in Switzerland: I live like a pensioner here. The Swiss government give me a apartment, food, cloths, school for my childrens and some money. .I am a shame and embarrass. I have always work, I want to work..I feel like, visiting, in transit here in Switzerland. I want to go home, my land, my country is Chechnya..He add: For the Beslan event, the press from around the world come and broadcast the tragedy, for weeks. On our land, there is a Beslan genocide every day and there is nobody to show it. 
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The Unfinished War - Chechen refugees in Europe/Switzerland
A Chechen man with is two daughters, in a FAREAS centre, in Vaud Province - Switzerland..Before the war, he was a student in agriculture. .During the first war (1994 to 1996), he help the Chechen army to get the independency From Russia. Two of is brother, die..During the short time of peace, between 1996 to 1999, he become a Policeman under Maskhadov ministry, with a salary of 10 000.- Roubles (300.-$) per month. .In 1999, when the second war start. He was not directly involve, but help the...
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From gallery: Chechen refugees in Switzeland
Source: YumeVision Reporters
Date: 30 Mar 2006
Location: FAREAS Vaud VD Switzerland
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Restrictions: -For security reasons, the faces of adult asylum seekers have not been photographed..-For security reasons, the names of adult asylum seekers have been changed. .-Under UNHCR regulation and National law, personal data of refugees are an object of particular protection..Please have safety of those people in mind. Thank you.
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