Safi

Safi Barracks (C Block)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2011

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

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

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
220
1080

2009

YES
Malta

1,900

Immigration detainees (2013)

720 - 720

Estimated detention capacity (2011)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2006

Year Ceased 2011

Center Status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2011

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Type Governmental

2011

Name Detention Service

Type Governmental

2009
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider James Caterer

Service Food services

2011

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Social services

2011

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Legal counselling

2011
Custodial Authorities

Agency Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Ministry Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Justice

2011

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2011

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2009

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 220

2011
Reported Population (day)

Number 1080

2009
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011

Security Level Secure

2009
Armed External Guards

Armed Guards? No

2011
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2011