Kufra

Kufra Detention Centre (Detention Camp for Illegal Immigrants) (الكفرة الجوف)

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM), Departments of Anti-Infiltration and Illegal Immigration

Management: Directorate for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM) (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
250
331

2021

No Data
Libya

8,672

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

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FACILITY NAMES
Kufra Detention Centre (Detention Camp for Illegal Immigrants) (الكفرة الجوف)
Location

Country: Libya

City & Region: Kufra, Africa

Latitude, Longitude: 24.184672, 23.275175

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2021

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status Temporarily closed

2017

Status In use

2017

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Directorate for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM)

Type Governmental

2018

Name Police

Type Governmental

2009
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider UNHCR (IMC)

Service Health care

2017

Provider UNHCR (IMC)

Service Social services

2017
Custodial Authorities

Agency Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM)

Ministry Ministry of the Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015

Agency Departments of Anti-Infiltration and Illegal Immigration

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2009

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2018

Name Adult women

2018

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 250

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 600

2009
Reported Population (day)

Number 331

2021

Number 229

2021

Number 70

2020

Number 35

2018

Number 174

2017

Number 130

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Showers and toilets

2021

Ventilation

2021

Access to clean drinking water

2021

Hygiene

2021

Food provision

2021

Official registry of detainees

2018

Medical care

2017

Food provision

2017

Showers and toilets

2017

Hygiene

2017

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2009

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2021

Yes

2018
Age Segregation

No

2021

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

Medical Screening upon Arrival (within 48 hours)

No

2021
Doctor on Duty (at least once per week)

No

2021
Regular Psychologist Visits (at least once per week)

No

2021

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

International Organization for Migration

2021

Yes

International Organization for Migration

2018

Yes

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2018
Lawyer Access

No

2021

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2021
Internet Access

Yes (unrestricted)

2021