Kumkapi district, Istanbul

Kumpaki Removal Centre

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

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, Removal Centre (Geri Gonderme Merkezi)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
300
384

2014

Yes
Turkey

16,116

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

26

Number of detention centres (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Kumpaki Removal Centre
Location

Country: Turkey

City & Region: Kumkapi district, Istanbul, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 41.0052180332, 28.9635121822

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

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

Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

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

DETAINEES

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

SIZE & POPULATION

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

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2007
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2007

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Outdoor exercise

2014

Overcrowding

2014

Hygiene

2014

Medical care

2014

Access to telephones

2014

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2014

Secure

2012

Secure

2011

Secure

2009

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2011

Yes

2009
Legal Segregation

No

2011

No

2009
Age Segregation

Yes

2011

No

2009

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National ombudsman or human rights institution

2014

Yes

International Organization for Migration

2012

Yes

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2012

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