Kópavogur Prison

Status

Last documented use

2012

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Not Available

Detains: Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Conditions complaints? Capacity Reported population
YES
No Data
No Data
Iceland

52,404

International migrants (2019)

1,483

New asylum applications (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Last documented use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2012
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Separation of different categories of detainees

2015
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International or regional human rights mechanisms

2012

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS