Safi

Safi Barracks (B Block)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Management: Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
200
6

2015

YES
Malta

1,900

Immigration detainees (2013)

720 - 720

Estimated detention capacity (2011)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Type Governmental

2016

Name Detention Services

Type Governmental

2009
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider James Caterer

Service Food services

2013

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Social services

2013

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Legal counselling

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2018

Security Level Secure

2013

Security Level Secure

2009
Armed guards

Armed Guards? No

2013
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2018

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Demographics

Name Adult women

2018

Name Adult men

2018

Name Adult men

2013

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2018

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative)

2018

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2009

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Available

2018

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2013
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2018

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2014
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 200

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 200

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 134

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 160

2013
Reported population at a specific time

Number 6

2015

Number 124

2011

Number 1080

2009
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2013
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National non-governmental groups

2018

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT

2018

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Ministry Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security

Ministry Typology Defence

2016