Liestal, Canton of Basel-Landschaft

Liestal jail (Bezirksgefängnis Liestal)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Basel-Landschaft, Amt für Migration

Management: Not Available

Detains: Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
40
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Rheinstrasse 27 4410 Liestal


Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2008
Operating period

Year of Entry 1998

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Demographics

Name Adult men

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 40

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS