Khalaf Al Ahmar Rd, Kuwait

Central Prison Complex - Men's Prison

Status

In use

2015

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2015

Kuwait

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
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
National typology
Operating period

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
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Maximum official detention period at facility
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Family segregation
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Reported population at a specific time
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints

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
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations