Qanater El Khairia, Qalyubia (north outskirts of Cairo)

Qanater El Khayereya Men's Prison

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees, Recognized refugees, Asylum seekers

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2018

Egypt

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
Operating period

Year of Entry 1994

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Interior Ministry / Prisons Sector

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Armed guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 350

2018
Demographics

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)

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
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2012
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2018

Legal Segregation No

2012
Family segregation

Family Segregation No

2012
Age segregation

Age Segregation No

2018

Age Segregation Yes

2012
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2016
Inspection grade

Grade Not Available

2017
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to telephones

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Temperature

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2018
Family access

Family Access Yes

2018

Family Access Yes

2011
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? Yes

2010
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2018
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Reported overstays at facility
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Prison Department

Ministry Interior Ministry

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2012
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
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Area of authority or operations