Maadi, Cairo

Tura Prison

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2016

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Prison Department

Management: Interior Ministry / Prisons Sector (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Unaccompanied minors

Reported population Capacity Deaths at facility
500

2010

No Data
No Data
Egypt

3,051

Immigration detainees (2014)

822

Detained children (2016)

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FACILITY NAMES
Tura Prison
Location

Country: Egypt

City & Region: Maadi, Cairo, Africa

Latitude, Longitude: 30.0658256015, 31.2497520447

Contact Information
Cornish El Street, Maadi, Cairo

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2016

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2011
Management

Name Interior Ministry / Prisons Sector

Type Governmental

2011
Custodial Authorities

Agency Prison Department

Ministry Interior Ministry

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2011
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Interior Ministry

2011

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2011

Name Unaccompanied minors

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Reported Population (day)

Number 500

2010

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011
Armed External Guards

Yes

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Legal Segregation

No

2011
Family Segregation

No

2011
Age Segregation

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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