Safi

Warehouses at Safi Barracks

Status

Temporarily closed

2014

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?
400
349

2011

YES
Malta

1,900

Immigration detainees (2013)

720 - 720

Estimated detention capacity (2011)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Temporarily closed

2014
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2005

Year Ceased 2014

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Type Governmental

2013
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider James Caterer

Service Food services

2013

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Legal counselling

2013

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Social services

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2013
Armed guards

Armed Guards? No

2013
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Demographics

Name Adult men

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2013
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2013
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2013
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 400

2013
Reported population at a specific time

Number 349

2011
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2013
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Ministry Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security

Ministry Typology Defence

2013