Kumkapi district, Istanbul

Kumpaki Removal Centre

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2018

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of the Interior

Management: Directorate General for Migration Management (Governmental)

Detains: Accompanied minors, Adult women, Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Recognized refugees (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
300
384

2014

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

2014

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
National typology

Name Removal Centre (Geri Gonderme Merkezi)

2014
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Directorate General for Migration Management

Type Governmental

2014

Name Tracing and Control Police

Type Governmental

2009
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Governorate of Istanbul

2011

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2012

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2011

Name Adult men

2011

Name Accompanied minors

2011

Name Families

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Recognized refugees (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 300

2014

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 560

2009
Reported Population (day)

Number 384

2014

Number 96

2009
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2014
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2007
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2007

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Outdoor exercise

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to telephones

2014
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014

Security Level Secure

2012

Security Level Secure

2011

Security Level Secure

2009
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2011

Gender Segregation Yes

2009
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation No

2011

Legal Segregation No

2009
Age Segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2011

Age Segregation No

2009
Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2014

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International Organization for Migration

2012

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2012