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Detention sites (including asylum facilities): 5 (2009)

Est. detention capacity: 350 (at the two migrant detention centres) (2009)

Removals/deportations: 2,462 (2007)

Asylum seekers: 909 (end of 2008)

Est. undocumented pop.: 15,000-20,000 (2007)

Max. length of detention: 180 days

 

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Last updated: July 2009

Slovakia Detention Profile

Map of "In Use" Detention Sites

For more detailed information, see the complete List of Detention Sites.

 

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Sources
(This is only a partial list. More detailed information is available upon request.)

  • Bureau of Border and Aliens Police (BBAP). 2008. Yearbook: 2007. Ministry of Interior. http://www.minv.sk/swift_data/source/policia/hranicna_a_cudzinecka_policia/rocenky/rok_2007/2007-rocenka-uhcp-en.pdf (accessed 29 June 2009).
  • Caritas Slovakia. 2007. “Slovak Republic.” In Civil society Report on Administrative Detention of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants in Europe: Common Position of JRS in Europe. Edited by the Jesuit Refugee Services – Europe. December 2007. http://www.jrseurope.org/publications/Final%20Report%2010%20NMS%20Dec%2007.pdf (accessed 15 May 2009).
  • European Parliament. 2007. The conditions in centres for third country national (detention camps, open centres as well as transit centres and transit zones) with a particular focus on provisions and facilities for persons with special needs in the 25 EU member states. European Parliament, Directorate-General Internal Policies, Policy Department C, Citizens Rights and Constitutional Affairs. Contract Ref: IP/C/LIBE/IC/2006-181. December 2007.
  • Guličová, Mária Grethe and Zuzana Bargerová. Organisation of Asylum and Migration Policies in the Slovak Republic. International Organization for Migration Bratislava. December 2008. http://emn.sarenet.es/Downloads/download.do;jsessionid=1623A2E22F0D9111443EAE63036B8DEA?fileID=728 (accessed July 9, 2009).
  • Slovak Republic Ministry of Interior (Ministerstvo vnútra, Slovenskej republiky). Web site. Asylum and Migration – Contacts ("Azyl a migrácia – Kontakty").  http://www.minv.sk/?kontakty_migracny_urad (accessed 17 June 2009).
  • Slovak Republic Ministry of Interior (Ministerstvo vnútra, Slovenskej republiky). Web site. Custody Services for Foreigners – Contacts ("Útvary policajného zaistenia pre cudzincov – Kontakty"). www.minv.sk/?upzc (accessed 8 July 2009).
  • Šnírerová, Miroslava (The Human Rights League). 2009. Email message to Alex MacKinnon (Global Detention Project). 26 June 2009. Global Detention Project. Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Šnírerová, Miroslava (The Human Rights League). 2009b. Email message to Alex MacKinnon (Global Detention Project). 14 July 2009. Global Detention Project. Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Šnírerová, Miroslava (The Human Rights League). 2009. Interview by Alex MacKinnon (Global Detention Project). Phone conversation. 22 June 2009. Global Detention Project. Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Vselkova, Martina. 2007. Reception Conditions and the Impact of the EU Directive in Slovak Republic. Slovak Humanitarian Council. May 2007. http://pomocprawna.home.pl/dosciagniecia/ICF/9Slovakia.pdf (accessed June 8, 2009).