No detention centre mapping data

Hermes Block at Lyster Barracks


GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS Expand all

Status
Center status Show sources
Status Observation date
Temporarily closed 2015
In use 2014
In use 2013
In use 2009

Typology
GDP facility typology Show sources
Category Filter Type Observation date
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2013
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2009

Operating Period
Operating period Show sources
Year of Entry Year Ceased
2002

Contact Information

City and region
Ħal Far

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS Expand all

Management and Services
Management Show sources
Name Type Observation date
Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service Governmental 2013
Detention Services Governmental 2009
Outsourced services and non-state actors Show sources
Provider Service Observation date
James Caterer Food services 2013
Jesuit Refugee Service Legal counselling 2013
Jesuit Refugee Service Social services 2013

Security
Security Regime Show sources
Security Level Observation date
Secure 2013
Secure 2009
Armed guards Show sources
Armed Guards? Observation date
No 2013

Detention timeframe
Maximum official detention period at facility Show sources
Length Observation date
Long-term (more than 20 days) 2013

Demographics
Demographics Show sources
Name Observation date
Adult women 2013
Adult men 2013
Families 2013
Adult women 2009
Adult men 2009

Categories of detainees
Categories of detainees Show sources
Name Observation date
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2013
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2013
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2009
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2009

Segregation
Gender segregation Show sources
Gender Segregation Observation date
Yes 2012
Legal segregation Show sources
Legal Segregation Observation date
Not Applicable 2013
Family segregation Show sources
Family Segregation Observation date
Yes 2012

Size and population
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility) Show sources
Type Capacity Observation date
Standard capacity 380 2013
Reported population at a specific time Show sources
Number Observation date
248 2011
714 2009

Conditions
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions Show sources
Adequate or Inadequate? Detention centre conditions Observation date
Inadequate Medical care 2013

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS Expand all

Custodial authority
Custodial authority Show sources
Agency Ministry Ministry Typology Observation date
Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service Ministry of Home Affairs and National Security Defence 2015
Ministry for Justice and Home Affairs Justice 2009


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