Van

Van 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 women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
750
244

2014

NO
Turkey

16,116

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

18

Number of detention centres (2018)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
National typology

Name Removal Centre (Geri Gonderme Merkezi)

2014

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

2009
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Demographics

Name Adult women

2014

Name Adult men

2014

Name Accompanied minors

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2009
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2009
Family segregation

Family Segregation No

2014
Age segregation

Age Segregation No

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 750

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 250

2014
Reported population at a specific time

Number 244

2014
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2009
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2009

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions State of repair

2009

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Outdoor exercise

2009

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2009

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Lighting

2009
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2009
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2014
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2014

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS