Kumkapi district, Istanbul

Kumpaki Removal Centre

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2018

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Asylum seekers, Undocumented migrants, Recognized refugees

Capacity

300

2014

Reported Population

384

2014

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2014

Turkey

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
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
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

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Directorate General for Migration Management

Type Governmental

2014

Name Tracing and Control Police

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014

Security Level Secure

2012

Security Level Secure

2011

Security Level Secure

2009
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
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
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
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 300

2014

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 560

2009
Reported population at a specific time

Number 384

2014

Number 96

2009
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2014
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
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

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
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2007
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2007
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Family segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Family access
Consular access

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Governorate of Istanbul

2011
Custodial authority
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)