Switzerland: death during forcible deportation: an exchange of correspondence following the death of Samson Chukwu

Samson Chukwu, a 27-year-old Nigerian asylum-seeker, died in a detention centre attached to Crêtelongue penitentiary, Granges (Canton of Valais), in the early hours of 1 May 2001, at the start of a forcible deportation operation. Following the death Amnesty International had an exchange of correspondence with the Valais authorities.

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