Suan Phlu, Bangkok

Bangkok Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers, Recognized refugees, Trafficked persons

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

900

2014

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Thailand

Immigration detainees

200

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Suan Plu Detention Center Sub-division 3 Investigation Division Immigration Bureau 507 Soi Suan Plu Sathorn Road, Thoongmahamek Sathorn Bangkok 10120 Tel: 011-662-287-3101
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2004
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2004
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Sub-Division 3, Investigation Division Immigration Bureau

Type Governmental

2013

Name Ministry of Interior/Immigration Police Bureau

Type Governmental

2004
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider International Organisation for Migration (IOM)

Service Health care

2016
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2015

Security Level Secure

2014

Security Level Secure

2013

Security Level Secure

2004
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2015

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2015

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2015

Name Adult men

2004

Name Adult women

2004

Name Accompanied minors

2004
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2015

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2004

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2004

Name Recognized refugees (administrative)

2004

Name Trafficked persons (administrative)

2004
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2004
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2004
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2013

Family Segregation Yes

2004
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2013

Age Segregation Yes

2004
Average daily population

Number 2000

2003
Reported population at a specific time

Number 900

2014
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2020
Armed guards
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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Specially trained personnel
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Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
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Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency The Immigration Bureau of the Royal Thai Police

Ministry Interior Ministry

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2014

Agency Immigration Bureau

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2004
Facility owner
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