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

Deaths at facility Capacity Reported population
Yes
No Data
No Data
Bahrain

5,710

Immigration detainees (2017)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015
Center Status

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 Food services

2018

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2018

Name Unaccompanied minors

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2015
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2014
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2018

Reported deaths? Yes

2014

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inadequate conditions

Detention Centre inadequate condition Medical care

2015

Detention Centre inadequate condition Separation of different categories of detainees

2015

Detention Centre inadequate condition Cell space

2015

Detention Centre inadequate condition Overcrowding

2015

Detention Centre inadequate condition Hygiene

2015
External Security Regime

Security Level High security

2018

Security Level Secure

2015
Armed External Guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2015
Mistreatment Reports

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2017

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2015

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2014
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2018
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation No

2015
Age Segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2014

Age Segregation No

2013
Monitors & Civil Society Access

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