Benghazi

Ganfuda (Benghazi) Detention Centre (بنغازي قنفودة)

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Militia, Departments of Anti-Infiltration and Illegal Immigration

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

Detains: Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
450
54

/ /

YES

2021

Libya

1,552

Refugees

42,908

Asylum Applications

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FACILITY NAMES
Ganfuda (Benghazi) Detention Centre (بنغازي قنفودة)
Location

Country: Libya

City & Region: Benghazi, Africa

Latitude, Longitude: 31.976500, 19.997000

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2009
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Management

Name Directorate for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM)

Type Governmental

2018
Custodial Authorities

Agency Militia

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Non-State Actor - Militia/Armed Group

2015

Agency Departments of Anti-Infiltration and Illegal Immigration

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2009

DETAINEES

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 450

2009
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 54

2021

Number 119

2021

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Access to internet

2021

Hygiene

2021

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2009

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2021
Age Segregation

Yes

2021

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2018

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