Last updated: June 2009

Malaysia Detention Profile

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Name Status (Year) Location Facility Type Security Authority Management Capacity Reported Population on a Single Day Demographics & Segregation
Depot Pendatang Tanpa Izin Ajil In use (2007) Ajil, Terengganu Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 500 (2007) 330 (2007)  
Depot Pendatang Tanpa Izin Pekan Nenas In use (2007) Pontian, Johor Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 700 (2007) 610 (2007)  
Depot Pendatang Tanpa Izin Semuja In use (2007) Semuja, Serawak Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 550 (2007) 88 (2007)  
Depot Pendatang Tanpa Izin Tanah Merah In use (2007) Tanah Merah, Kelantan Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 500 (2007) 461(2007)  
Immigration Depot Belantik - Depoh Imigresen Belantik In use (2007) Sik, Kedah Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 350 (2007) 424 (2007) Adult males and females, minors (2003)
Juru Depot (Depot Pendatang Tanpa Izin Juru) In use (2009) Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 550 (2007) 318 (2007) Adult males and females, minors (2006)
Kajang Prison for Women - Penjara Perempuan Kajang In use (2007) Kajang, Selangor Prison Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Penjara Wanita Kajang 450 (2001)   Adult females; minors. Age segregation, no legal segregation (2001)
Kemayan Immigration Depot - Imigresen Depoh Kemayan In use (2007) Temerloh, Pahang Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 400 (2007) 245 (2007)  
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Immigration Detention Depot In use (2007) Sepang, Selangor Migrant detention centre       600 (2007) 871 (2007)  
Langkap Immigration Depot - Depoh Imigresen Langkap In use (2009) Langkap, Perak Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 700 (2007) 515 (2007) Adult males and females (2003)
Lenggeng Immigration Depot - Depoh Imigresen Lenggeng In use (2009) Lenggeng, Negeri Sembilan Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 1,250 (2007) 1,197 (2007) Adult males and females, minors (2006); Gender and age segregation (2003)
Machap Umboo Immigration Depot - Depoh Imigresen Machap Umboo In use (2007) Machap Umboo, Melaka Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 400 (2007) 440 (2007) Adult males and females, minors; Gender and age segregation (2003)
Pusat Tahanan Sementara Menggatal - Temporary detention center Menggatal In use (2007) Menggatal, Kota Kinibalu, Sabah Migrant detention centre Secure Pasukan Petugas Khas Persekutuan Negeri Sabah Pasukan Petugas Khas Persekutuan Negeri Sabah 1,800 (2007) 1,898 (2007) Adult males, minors; No age segregation (2004)
Sandakan Immigration Depot - Pusat Tahanan Sementara Sandakan In use (2007) Sandakan, Sabah Migrant detention centre   Pasukan Petugas Khas Persekutuan Negeri Sabah Pasukan Petugas Khas Persekutuan Negeri Sabah 1,000 (2007) 629 (as of 26 November 2007)  
Semenyih Immigration Depot - Depot Pendatang Tanpa Izin Semenyih In use (2008) Semenyih, Selangor Migrant detention centre Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 1,300-1,500 (2007) 1,673 (2007) Adult males and females (2003)
Sungai Buloh Prison - Penjara Sungai Buloh In use (2007) Sungai Buloh, Selangor Prison Secure Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department Jabatan Penjara Malaysia - Prison Department 2500 (2001)   Adult males, minors; no legal segregation (2001)
Tawau Immigration Depot - Pusat Tahanan Sementara Tawau In use (2007) Tawau, Sabah Migrant detention centre   Pasukan Petugas Khas Persekutuan Negeri Sabah Pasukan Petugas Khas Persekutuan Negeri Sabah 800 (2007) 632 (2007)  

 

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