Al Hidd

Al Hidd Detention Centre (Dry Dock Detention Centre)

Status

In use

2023

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of Interior

Management: Specially trained police officers (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Accompanied minors, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Deaths at facility Conditions complaints? Mistreatment complaints?
Yes
YES

2023

Yes
Bahrain

5

Dedicated Detention Centres

255

Refugees

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FACILITY NAMES
Al Hidd Detention Centre (Dry Dock Detention Centre)

Alternative Names: Dry Dock Detention Centre

Location

Country: Bahrain

City & Region: Al Hidd, Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 26.222674, 50.656375

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2023

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2008

Status In use

2007

Status In use

2001
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
Management

Name Specially trained police officers

Type Governmental

2008
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

2021
Extraterritorial Indicators

Foreign Financing Unknown

Offshore Detention Operations No

2021

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2023

Name Adult women

2023

Name Accompanied minors

2023

Name Adult men

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2021

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008
Countries of Origin

Country #1 India

Country #2 Egypt

Country #3 Pakistan

Country #4 Philippines

Country #5 Bangladesh

2021
At-Risk Populations

At-Risk Population Breastfeeding women

2023

At-Risk Population Accompanied children

2023

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Not Available

2021

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Average Days in Detention (Immigration Procedure)

Unknown Yes

2021

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2020
Inadequate conditions

Medical care

2023

Showers and toilets

2023

Cell space

2023

Bedding and clothing

2023

Overcrowding

2023

Hygiene

2020

CARCERAL INDICATORS

Carceral Environment

Yes

2021
Non-Carceral Child-Friendly Space

Not Applicable

2021
Internal Security Regime

Not available

2021
External Security Regime

High security

2021

Secure

2008
Armed External Guards

Yes

2021

STAFF

Specially Trained

Unknown

2021
Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2020

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2021
Age Segregation

Not Available

2021
Legal Segregation

Yes

2021
Family Segregation

Not Available

2021

CELLS

At Least Three Square Meters Per Detainee

Unknown

2021
Security/Isolation Cells

Unknown

2021
Equipped (beds, tables, shelves, chairs)

Unknown

2021
Maximum Time in Security/Isolation Cells (hours)

Unknown

2021

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Indoor Communal Space

Unknown

2021
Outdoor Space

Yes

2021
Leisure Equipment

Unknown

2021
Activities/Education for Children

Not Applicable

2021
Skills Development for Adults

Unknown

2021
Language Classes

Unknown

2021
Possibility to Prepare Own Meals

Unknown

2021
Remunerated Work

Unknown

2021

HEALTH

Overall assessment of facility health care provision

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2023
Medical Screening upon Arrival (within 48 hours)

Unknown

2021
Psychological Evaluation upon Arrival

Unknown

2021
Doctor on Duty

Unknown

2021
Nurse on Duty

Unknown

2021
Psychologist Visits

Unknown

2021
Inadequate health provisions

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

2023
Reports of Deaths

Yes

Covid-19 Measures

Yes

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Partially

Partially

2021

MONITORING & ACCESS

Lawyer Access

Infrequently

2021
Access to Places of High Risk by Monitors

Unknown

2021
Monitors & Civil Society Access

Infrequently

2021
Family Access

No

2023

Infrequently

2021
Consular Access

Infrequently

2021

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Limited

2021
Free Outgoing Local Calls

Unknown

2021
Receiving Calls

Unknown

2021
Computer Access

No

2021
Internet Access

No

2021
Access to Personal Cell Phones

Yes (with restrictions)

2021