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 Reported population Deaths at facility
500
No Data
No Data
Kuwait

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Shuwaikh Deportation Centre
Location

Country: Kuwait

City & Region: al-Shuwaikh, west of Kuwait City, Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 29.322096, 47.954925

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
Center Status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2008

Status In use

1991

DETAINEES

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

1991
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 1000

1991
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

1991

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2008

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

1991
Inadequate conditions

Solitary confinement

1991

Ventilation

1991

Bedding and clothing

1991

Cell space

1991

Temperature

1991

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

High security

1991

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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