Harku County (15 Km outside of Tallin)

Harku Detention Centre

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2018

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

80

2013

Reported Population

24

2018

Inadequate Conditions

No

2015

Estonia

94

Immigration detainees

8

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2010
National typology

Name Harku väljasaatmiskeskus

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2003

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Police and Border Guard Board

Type Governmental

2014

Name Private security contractor

Type Private For-Profit

2010

Name Government administrators

Type Governmental

2010
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider G4S

Service Security

2010
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014

Security Level Secure

2010
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017
Demographics

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2015

Name Families

2015

Name Accompanied minors

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2014

Gender Segregation Yes

2010
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Yes

2010
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2014

Family Segregation Yes

2010
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2014

Age Segregation Yes

2010
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 80

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 42

2010
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 67

2009

Number 60

2008

Number 41

2007

Number 35

2006

Number 31

2005

Number 14

2004

Number 23

2003
Reported population at a specific time

Number 24

2018

Number 56

2015

Number 13

2007

Number 10

2007
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to internet

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2013

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2007

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Lighting

2007

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2007

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2007

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

2007
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2016

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International or regional human rights mechanisms

2007
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