Jau (Jaw, Jaww)

Jau Prison (Jaw Prison, Central Prison)

Status

In use

2021

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Ministry of Interior (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Unaccompanied minors

Deaths at facility Conditions complaints? Mistreatment complaints?
Yes
YES

2015

Yes
Bahrain

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2021)

200

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Jau Prison (Jaw Prison, Central Prison)
Location

Country: Bahrain

City & Region: Jau (Jaw, Jaww), Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 25.991522, 50.616512

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Ministry of Interior

Type Governmental

2015
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Mohamed Jalal Catering

Service Not Available

2021
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

2021

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2018

Name Unaccompanied minors

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2021

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2015
[NEW] Types of Detainees

Criminal detainees(convicted or remand) Yes

Non-immigration-related administrative detainees Yes

2021

SIZE & POPULATION

Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2014

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2021

Reported deaths? Yes

2018

Reported deaths? Yes

2014
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2021

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Medical care

2015

Separation of different categories of detainees

2015

Cell space

2015

Overcrowding

2015

Hygiene

2015

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

High security

2018

Secure

2015
Armed External Guards

Yes

2015

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2017

Yes

2015

Yes

2014

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2018
Legal Segregation

No

2015
Age Segregation

Yes

2014

No

2013

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National ombudsman or human rights institution

2017

Yes

National ombudsman or human rights institution

2015

Yes

International Committee of the Red Cross

2012
Family Access

Yes

2017

Yes

2015

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