Widnau, Canton St. Gallen

Widnau Prison (Gefängnis Widnau)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Canton St. Gallen, Ausländeramt des Kantons St. Gallen

Management: Canton de St Gall (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
8
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

7

Detained children (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Widnau Prison (Gefängnis Widnau)
Location

Country: Switzerland

City & Region: Widnau, Canton St. Gallen, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 47.4056691092, 9.6361684799

Contact Information
Postfach 138
Neugasse 2
9443 Widnau
Tel. 058 229 79 09
Fax. 071 727 09 40
Email: andrearuth.keller@kapo.sg.ch

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1997

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
Management

Name Canton de St Gall

Type Government-local

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 8

2020
Capacity Reserved for Migration Detainees (criminal facility)

Number 8

2015

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS