Khalaf Al Ahmar Rd, Kuwait

Central Prison Complex - Men's Prison

Status

In use

2015

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: General Department of Residence Affairs (Formerly Directorate General of Immigration and Passports)

Management: Directorate General of Prisons (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men

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

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Central Prison Complex - Men's Prison
Location

Country: Kuwait

City & Region: Khalaf Al Ahmar Rd, Kuwait, Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 29.278576, 47.860089

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2018

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015
Center Status

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Directorate General of Prisons

Type Governmental

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency General Department of Residence Affairs (Formerly Directorate General of Immigration and Passports)

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2015

SIZE & POPULATION

Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2015

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2013
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2017

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2015
Inadequate conditions

2015

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2015

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2018
Legal Segregation

Yes

2015
Age Segregation

Yes

2017

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

International Committee of the Red Cross

2017

Yes

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2017

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2017
Family Access

Yes

2018
Consular Access

Yes

2018

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