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, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Conditions complaints? Deaths at facility Capacity
YES
Yes
No Data
Kuwait

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2018

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Directorate General of Prisons

Type Governmental

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2015
Demographics

Name Adult men

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2015
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2018
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Yes

2015
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2017
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2015
Inspection grade

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2015
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions

2015
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International Committee of the Red Cross

2017

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2017

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National non-governmental groups

2017
Family access

Family Access Yes

2018
Consular access

Consular Access Yes

2018
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2013
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2017

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

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

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015