Al-Qatrun, Centre/ Sahara Desert, the Niger/Chad borders

Al-Qatrun (Algatroun) Detention Centre

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

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

Management: Directorate for Combatting Illegal Migration (Governmental)

Detains: Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Reported population Capacity Conditions complaints?
790

2013

No Data
No Data
Libya

8,672

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Directorate for Combatting Illegal Migration

Type Governmental

2018

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

Type Governmental

2014
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Reported population at a specific time

Number 790

2013
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No No

Type of institution UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

2018

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM)

Ministry Ministry of the Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2014

Agency Department for Combating Illegal Immigration (DCIM)

Ministry Ministry of the Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2013

Agency Departments of Anti-Infiltration and Illegal Immigration

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2009