Rachaia district. Beqaa Governorate

Rachaia Prison

Status

Last documented use

2010

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: General Security

Management: Prison Division of the Lebanese Gendarmerie (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Recognized refugees (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

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Lebanon

300

Detained children (2017)

1

Number of detention centres (2014)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Lebanese Internal Security Forces and 'Gendarmerie' Headquarters in Beirut, Near Hotel Dieu Hospital, Achrafiyeh, Beirut.tel: +961 1 422000 and +961 1 425250
fax: +961 1 427775
Center status

Status Last documented use

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2010
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OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Prison Division of the Lebanese Gendarmerie

Type Governmental

2010
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2010
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2010
Demographics

Name Adult men

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

Name Recognized refugees (administrative)

2010

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2010
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation

Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2010
Family segregation

Family Segregation

Age segregation

Age Segregation

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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency General Security

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2010
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