Gaziantep, southeast Turkey

Gaziantep Removal Centre

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of the Interior

Management: Directorate General for Migration Management (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Disabled persons, Adult women, Families, Accompanied minors

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
750
808

2018

YES
Turkey

16,116

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

18

Number of detention centres (2018)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2019
National typology

Name Removal centre (Geri Gönderme Merkezi)

2015
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2016

Year Ceased

2019
Center Status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Directorate General for Migration Management

Type Governmental

2015
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Unknown private security provider

Service Security

2018

Provider Unknown catering company

Service Food services

2018

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2018

Name Disabled persons

2018

Name Adult women

2018

Name Families

2018

Name Accompanied minors

2018
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 750

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 750

2017
Reported Population (day)

Number 808

2018
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2018
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2018
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2018
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2018
Mistreatment Reports

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2014
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2018
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2018
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2018
Family Access

Family Access Yes

2018