Safi

C Block at Safi Barracks

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2011

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

220

2011

Reported Population

1080

2009

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2011

Malta

1,900

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2011

Status In use

2009
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

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011

Security Level Secure

2009
Armed guards

Armed Guards? No

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
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
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2011
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 220

2011
Reported population at a specific time

Number 1080

2009
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2011
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Ministry Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Justice

2011
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