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Thousands of Swiss locked up just for 'being different' deserve life-long special income: report

Thousands of Swiss locked up just for 'being different' deserve life-long special income: report

A new report throws light on a system that saw at least 60,000 people in Switzerland locked up for 'crimes' including alcoholism or plain laziness'.

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