Tripoli

Ain Zara Detention Centre

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Militia known as Battalion 42 or "al-Sheikh", Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM)

Management: Ministry of Interior, Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM) (Governmental)

Detains: Unaccompanied minors, Adult women, Accompanied minors, Adult men

Reported population Conditions complaints? Capacity
1200

2021

YES

2021

No Data
Libya

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2018)

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FACILITY NAMES
Ain Zara Detention Centre
Location

Country: Libya

City & Region: Tripoli, Africa

Latitude, Longitude: 32.817667, 13.266639

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013
Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013
Management

Name Ministry of Interior, Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM)

Type Governmental

2013
Custodial Authorities

Agency Militia known as Battalion 42 or "al-Sheikh"

Ministry Ministry of the Interior

Ministry Typology Non-State Actor - Militia/Armed Group

2018

Agency Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM)

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2018

Name Adult women

2018

Name Accompanied minors

2018

Name Adult men

2018

SIZE & POPULATION

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

Number 1200

2021

Number 400

2021

Number 917

2018

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Medical care

2021

CARCERAL INDICATORS

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2018
Age Segregation

Yes

2018

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Outdoor Space

Yes

2021

HEALTH CARE

Regular Psychologist Visits (at least once per week)

No

2021

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

International Organization for Migration

2018
Lawyer Access

No

2021

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Free Outgoing Local Calls

Unknown

2021
Internet Access

No

2021