Soutpansberg Military Grounds, Musina, Limpopo Province

SMG Detention Centre (Musina Detention Centre)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2012

Type: Military base (Ad Hoc)

Custodial Authority: South African Police Service

Management: South African Police Service (Governmental)

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Demographics

Adult women, Adult men

South Africa

Not Available

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Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2012

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Ad Hoc

Type Military base

2009
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OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name South African Police Service

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Demographics

Name Adult women

2009

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2009
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Legal Segregation

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Family Segregation

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Age Segregation

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