Athens, Attica

Aspropyrgus Holding Facility for Irregular Migrants

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection, Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection

Management: Police (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
160
131

2011

No Data
Greece

31,126

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,290 - 7,570

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry Unknown

Year Ceased 2013

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Police

Type Governmental

2012

Name Attika Foreigners Directorate

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2013

Security Level Secure

2009
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2013
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 160

2012

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 140

2009
Reported population at a specific time

Number 131

2011

Number 54

2008

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS