Al Eker

Al Eker Immigration Detention Centre

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Bahrain

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015
Operating period

Year of Entry 2014

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Ministry of Interior

Type Governmental

2018
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Mohammed Jalal Catering

Service Food services

2018
Demographics

Name Adult men

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National non-governmental groups

2018

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
Consular access

Consular Access Yes

2018
Security Regime
Armed guards
Maximum official detention period at facility
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Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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Reported population at a specific time
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Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Family access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

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Facility owner
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