Maadi, Cairo

Tura Prison

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2016

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Prison Department

Management: Interior Ministry / Prisons Sector (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers, Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees

Demographics

Adult men, Unaccompanied minors

Reported population

500

2010

Egypt

3,051

Immigration detainees (2014)

Estimated detention capacity ()

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Cornish El Street, Maadi, Cairo
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2016

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Interior Ministry / Prisons Sector

Type Governmental

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Armed guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
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
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation

Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2011
Family segregation

Family Segregation No

2011
Age segregation

Age Segregation

Reported population at a specific time

Number 500

2010
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

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
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