Sabha

Sabha Detention Centre

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

4000

2015

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2015

Libya

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry 2008

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Directorate for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM)

Type Governmental

2018
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider UNHCR

Service Social services

2017
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2015

Name Adult women

2009

Name Adult men

2009

Name Accompanied minors

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2009
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation

Family segregation

Family Segregation

Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 4000

2015

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1000

2009
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2015
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International non-governmental groups

2013
Armed guards
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Departments of Anti-Infiltration and Illegal Immigration

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2009
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