Kowloon, Hong Kong

Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

87

2018

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Hong Kong (China)

21,714

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

3/F & 5/F, Ma Tau Kok Road Govt Offices, 1 Ma Tau Kok Road, Kowloon

Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry 1998

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2018

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2014

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2013

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2011

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014

Security Level Secure

2013

Security Level Secure

2011

Security Level Secure

2009
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2008
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 15437

2018

Number 17752

2017

Number 15680

2016

Number 13683

2015

Number 14150

2014

Number 17143

2013

Number 16673

2012

Number 13800

2011
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2019
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Armed guards
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2014

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2013

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2011

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2009
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