Lugano, Canton Ticino

La Farera Prison (Carcere judiciare "Farera")

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Ticino, Sezione della popolazione Ufficio della migrazione

Management: Not Available

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
57
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2008
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2006

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2008

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008

Name Accompanied minors

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 57

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008