Al Hidd

Al Hidd Detention Centre (Dry Dock Detention Centre)

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of Interior

Management: Specially trained police officers (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men

Deaths at facility Conditions complaints? Mistreatment complaints?
Yes
YES

2020

Yes
Bahrain

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2021)

200

Detained children (2015)

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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

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
Center Status

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
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

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
[NEW] Types of Detainees

Undocumented migrants(administrative) Yes

Criminal detainees(convicted or remand) Yes

Non-immigration-related administrative detainees Yes

2021

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Not Available

2021

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Average Days in Detention (Immigration Procedure)

Unknown Yes

2021

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2020
Inadequate conditions

Hygiene

2020

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

High security

2021

Secure

2008
Armed External Guards

Yes

2021
Carceral Environment

Yes

2021
Non-Carceral Child-Friendly Space

Not Applicable

2021
Internal Security Regime

Not available

2021

STAFF

Specially Trained

Unknown

2021
Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2020

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2021
Legal Segregation

Yes

2021
Family Segregation

Not Available

2021
Age 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

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
Indoor Communal Space

Unknown

2021
Outdoor Space

Yes

2021

HEALTH CARE

Medical Screening upon Arrival (within 48 hours)

Unknown

2021
Psychological Evaluation upon Arrival

Unknown

2021
Doctor on Duty (at least once per week)

Unknown

2021
Qualified Nurse Present (on daily basis)

Unknown

2021
Regular Psychologist Visits (at least once per week)

Unknown

2021
Covid-19 Measures

Yes

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Unknown

Partially

Partially

Partially

2021

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Infrequently

2021
Family Access

Infrequently

2021
Consular Access

Infrequently

2021
Lawyer Access

Infrequently

2021
Access to Places of High Risk by Monitors

Unknown

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