Doha

Deportation Detention Centre

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Search and Follow up Department

Management: Search and Follow-up Department (Ministry of Interior) (Governmental)

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Demographics

Adult women, Adult men

Reports of Inadequate Conditions

YES

Reported deaths at facility

Yes

Reported population

1350

2013

Qatar

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Behind the Search and Follow up Department

Towards Abu Samrah St. Immediately after the Industrial Area Bridge, Salwa Rd, Ar-Rayyan, Doha

Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2005
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Search and Follow-up Department (Ministry of Interior)

Type Governmental

2014
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2015

Security Level Secure

2005
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2016

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2016
Demographics

Name Adult women

2016

Name Adult men

2016

Name Adult women

2014

Name Adult men

2014

Name Accompanied minors

2014

Name Adult men

2005

Name Adult women

2005
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2016

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2017

Gender Segregation Yes

2014
Reported population at a specific time

Number 1350

2013
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2013
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to telephones

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2014
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2017

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National non-governmental groups

2014

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International non-governmental groups

2014

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

2014

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2014
Family access

Family Access Yes

2014
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2014
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Estimated average detention period (days)
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Consular access
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Search and Follow up Department

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2014
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations