Fylakio, Orestiada, Evros, Thrace

Fylakio Pre-removal Detention Centre (formerly Fylakio Special Holding Facility for irregular migrants)

Status

Temporarily closed

2020

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 women, Adult men, Families

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
620
640

2018

No Data
Greece

31,126

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,290

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

Year of Entry 2013

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status Temporarily closed

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Police

Type Governmental

2016

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2019

Name Adult men

2019

Name Families

2019

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008

Name Accompanied minors

2008
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 374

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 620

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 2034

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 374

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 374

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 370

2008
Reported Population (day)

Number 640

2018

Number 421

2018

Number 112

2016

Number 215

2013
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2019

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inadequate conditions

Detention Centre inadequate condition Overcrowding

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Lighting

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Ventilation

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Showers and toilets

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Bedding and clothing

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Separation of different categories of detainees

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Freedom of movement within facility

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Recreation

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Medical care

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Lighting

2013

Detention Centre inadequate condition Hygiene

2013

Detention Centre inadequate condition Cell space

2013

Detention Centre inadequate condition Recreation

2013

Detention Centre inadequate condition Outdoor exercise

2013
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2019

Security Level Secure

2009
Mistreatment Reports

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2018
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2011

Gender Segregation Yes

2009
Age Segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2011

Age Segregation Yes

2009