al-Shuwaikh, west of Kuwait City

Shuwaikh Deportation Centre

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Not Available

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Conditions complaints? Reported population
500
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 Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2008

Status In use

1991
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level High security

1991
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

1991
Average daily population

Number 1000

1991
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

1991
Inspection grade

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

2008

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

1991
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Solitary confinement

1991

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

1991

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

1991

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

1991

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Temperature

1991

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS