Menogeia (Larnaca Distrcit)

Menoyia (Menogeia) Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2022

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Police, Police

Management: Cyprus Police (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
128
70

24 January 2017

YES

2022

Cyprus

295

Detention Capacity

1

Dedicated Detention Centres

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FACILITY NAMES
Menoyia (Menogeia) Immigration Detention Centre
Location

Country: Cyprus

City & Region: Menogeia (Larnaca Distrcit), Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 34.850915, 33.432861

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2011
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018
Management

Name Cyprus Police

Type Governmental

2017

Name Policr

Type Governmental

2015

Name Police

Type Governmental

2011
Custodial Authorities

Agency Police

Ministry Police

Ministry Typology Justice

2021

Agency Police

Ministry Police

Ministry Typology Justice

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2013

Year of Entry 2011

DETAINEES

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2018

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 128

2022

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 128

2021

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 128

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 256

2015
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 54

2021

Number 70

2020

Number 40

2017
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
70
24 January 2017
118
28 September 2013

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2018
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 120

2017
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2014

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Escorts and Removals

2022

Recreation

2017

Showers and toilets

2017

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2018

STAFF

Specially Trained

Yes

2017
Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2017

Yes

2015

Yes

2014

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2021

CELLS

At Least Three Square Meters Per Detainee

Yes

2017
Equipped (beds, tables, shelves, chairs)

Partially

2017
Detainees Per Cell

4

2017

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Indoor Communal Space

Yes

2021
Outdoor Space

Yes

2021

Yes

2017
Hours Outdoor Space Accessible

2

2021
Leisure Equipment

Yes

2017

HEALTH

Medical Screening upon Arrival (within 48 hours)

Yes

2021

Yes

2017
Psychological Evaluation upon Arrival

No

2021

Yes

2017
Doctor on Duty

At least once a week

2021

At least once a week

2017
Nurse on Duty

At least once a week

2021

At least once a week

2017
Psychologist Visits

At least once a week

2021

At least once a week

2017
Reports of self-harming
Self harm reported
Incident/Report date
Yes
9 February 2017

MONITORING & ACCESS

Lawyer Access

Yes

2022
Monitors & Civil Society Access
Access?
Type of Institution
Obsv. Date
Yes
National non-governmental groups
2015
Yes
International or regional human rights mechanisms
2014
Yes
National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT
2013
Family Access

No

2022

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2022

Limited

2017
Receiving Calls

Yes

2022
Computer Access

Yes (unrestricted)

2022
Internet Access

Yes (unrestricted)

2022

Yes (with restrictions)

2021

Yes (with restrictions)

2017
Access to Personal Cell Phones

Yes (unrestricted)

2022

Yes (unrestricted)

2021