Jau (Jaw, Jaww)

Jau Prison (Jaw Prison, Central Prison)

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Ministry of Interior (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Unaccompanied minors, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Conditions complaints? Deaths at facility Capacity
YES
Yes
No Data
Bahrain

5,710

Immigration detainees (2017)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Ministry of Interior

Type Governmental

2015
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Mohamed Jalal Catering

Service Food services

2018
Security Regime

Security Level High security

2018

Security Level Secure

2015
Armed guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2015
Demographics

Name Adult men

2018

Name Unaccompanied minors

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2015
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2018
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2015
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2014

Age Segregation No

2013
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2014
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Separation of different categories of detainees

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2015
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2017

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2015

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2014
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2017

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2015

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International Committee of the Red Cross

2012
Family access

Family Access Yes

2017

Family Access Yes

2015
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2018

Reported deaths? Yes

2014

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS