Qanater El Khairia, Qalyubia (north outskirts of Cairo)

Qanater El Khayereya Men's Prison

Status

In use

2021

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Prison Department

Management: Interior Ministry / Prisons Sector (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men

Deaths at facility Conditions complaints? Mistreatment complaints?
Yes
YES

2021

Yes
Egypt

822

Detained children (2016)

504,053

International migrants (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Qanater El Khayereya Men's Prison
Location

Country: Egypt

City & Region: Qanater El Khairia, Qalyubia (north outskirts of Cairo), Africa

Latitude, Longitude: 30.0658256015, 31.2401390076

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1994

Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012
Management

Name Interior Ministry / Prisons Sector

Type Governmental

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Prison Department

Ministry Interior Ministry

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2012

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2021

Name Accompanied minors

2018

Name Adult men

2018

Name Adult men

2016

Name Adult men

2012

Name Unaccompanied minors

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2021

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2018

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2018

Name Recognized refugees (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2018

Name Recognized refugees (administrative)

2016

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Countries of Origin

Country #1 Sudan

Country #2 Chad

Country #3 Eritrea

Country #4 Ethiopia

2021
[NEW] Types of Detainees

Undocumented migrants(administrative) Yes

Criminal detainees(convicted or remand) Yes

2021

SIZE & POPULATION

Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2016

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 350

2018

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2021

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? Yes

2010
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2021

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Not Available

2017
Inadequate conditions

Access to internet

2021

Access to telephones

2021

Outdoor exercise

2021

Freedom of movement within facility

2021

Medical care

2021

Recreation

2021

Separation of different categories of detainees

2021

Solitary confinement

2021

Protection from Physical Violence

2021

Access to telephones

2018

Hygiene

2018

Medical care

2018

Food provision

2018

Temperature

2018

Showers and toilets

2018

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012
Armed External Guards

Yes

2011
Carceral Environment

Yes

2021
Armed Internal Personnel

Yes

2021

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2021

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2021

Yes

2012
Legal Segregation

No

2021

No

2018

No

2012
Family Segregation

Not Applicable

2021

No

2012
Age Segregation

Not Applicable

2021

No

2018

Yes

2012

CELLS

Security/Isolation Cells

Yes

2021
Equipped (beds, tables, shelves, chairs)

Partially

2021

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Skills Development for Adults

No

2021
Language Classes

No

2021
Possibility to Prepare Own Meals

No

2021
Remunerated Work

No

2021

HEALTH CARE

Medical Screening upon Arrival (within 48 hours)

No

2021
Psychological Evaluation upon Arrival

No

2021
Doctor on Duty (at least once per week)

Yes

2021
Qualified Nurse Present (on daily basis)

Yes

2021
Regular Psychologist Visits (at least once per week)

No

2021
Covid-19 Measures

No

No

No

No

No

Partially

Partially

No

Partially

Partially

No

2021

MONITORING & ACCESS

Family Access

Infrequently

2021

Yes

2018

Yes

2011
Lawyer Access

Infrequently

2021

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

No

2021
Free Outgoing Local Calls

No

2021
Receiving Calls

No

2021
Computer Access

No

2021
Internet Access

No

2021
Access to Personal Cell Phones

No

2021