Isa Town

Isa Town Women's Detention Centre (Women's Immigration Removal Centre)

Status

In use

2021

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Interior

Management: Police (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
80
75

2019

Yes
Bahrain

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2021)

200

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Isa Town Women's Detention Centre (Women's Immigration Removal Centre)
Location

Country: Bahrain

City & Region: Isa Town, Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 26.173579, 50.551894

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2021

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2002
Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2001
Management

Name Police

Type Governmental

2021
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Mohammed Jalal Catering

Service Not Available

2021
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

2021

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2021

Name Unaccompanied minors

2015

Name Accompanied minors

2015

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult women

2002
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2021

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2015
Countries of Origin

Country #1 Philippines

Country #2 India

Country #3 Thailand

Country #4 Kenya

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 Standard capacity

Capacity 80

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 80

2016
Facility Occupancy Rate (year)

Percentage 93.75

2019

Percentage 172.5

2016
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 75

2019

Number 138

2016
Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2019

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2016

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2019
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2018

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2015
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2015

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Showers and toilets

2019

Hygiene

2016

Hygiene

2016

Hygiene

2015

Recreation

2015

Outdoor exercise

2015

State of repair

2015

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2021

Secure

2002

STAFF

Specially Trained

Yes

2019
Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2021

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2018
Legal Segregation

Yes

2021

Yes

2002

CELLS

Detainees Per Cell

18

2019
Equipped (beds, tables, shelves, chairs)

Yes

2019

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Activities/Education for Children

No

2019
Indoor Communal Space

Yes

2019
Outdoor Space

Yes

2019

HEALTH CARE

Doctor on Duty (at least once per week)

Unknown

2019

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2016
Family Access

No

2021
Consular Access

Yes

2018
Lawyer Access

Infrequently

2019

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2019
Free Outgoing Local Calls

Limited

2021
Receiving Calls

Yes

2021
Internet Access

Yes (with restrictions)

2021
Access to Personal Cell Phones

Yes (with restrictions)

2019