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: Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Unaccompanied minors, Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Reported population Capacity Deaths at facility
500

No Data
No Data
Egypt

300,128

Refugees

84,154

Asylum Applications

To country overview
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

Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2016

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2011
Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

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 Unaccompanied minors

2011

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
500

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011
Armed External Guards

Yes

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Age Segregation

Legal Segregation

No

2011
Family Segregation

No

2011

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS