Hatay

Hatay 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: Accompanied minors, Removal Centre (Geri Gonderme Merkezi)

Capacity Conditions complaints? Mistreatment complaints?
192
YES

2021

Yes
Turkey

16,116

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

26

Number of detention centres (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Hatay Removal Centre
Location

Country: Turkey

City & Region: Hatay, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 36.3997309667, 36.3523864746

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
National typology

Name Removal Centre (Geri Gonderme Merkezi)

2014
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2014

2014
Center Status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Directorate General for Migration Management

Type Governmental

2014

Name Tracing and Control Police

Type Governmental

2009
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Unknown

Service Food services

2014
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Ministry of Interior

2014

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2017

Name Adult women

2014

Name Adult men

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 192

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 192

2017

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2020

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Protection from Physical Violence

2021

Showers and toilets

2018

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2009
Armed External Guards

No

2020
Carceral Environment

Partially

2020
Armed Internal Personnel

Yes

2020

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2020
Percentage of Women Staff Members (in women or child sections)

50

2020

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2009
Legal Segregation

No

2009
Age Segregation

No

2009

CELLS

Equipped (beds, tables, shelves, chairs)

Partially

2020

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Hours Outdoor Space Accessible

1

2020
Possibility to Prepare Own Meals

No

2014
Remunerated Work

No

2014
Indoor Communal Space

Yes

2014
Outdoor Space

Yes

2017

HEALTH CARE

Medical Screening upon Arrival (within 48 hours)

No

2020
Doctor on Duty (at least once per week)

Yes

2016
Covid-19 Measures

Unknown

No

Partially

Unknown

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Partially

Unknown

2020

MONITORING & ACCESS

Family Access

Yes

2020
Lawyer Access

Infrequently

2020

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2020
Free Outgoing Local Calls

Limited

2020
Receiving Calls

Limited

2020
Access to Personal Cell Phones

No

2014