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, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
8
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 Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1997

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
Management

Name Canton de St Gall

Type Government-local

2015

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 8

2020
Capacity Reserved for Immigration Detainees (criminal facility)

Number 8

2015
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011