Jeddah - Mecca

al-Shumaisi Detention Centre (Tahril Immigration Detention Center or Tarhil Shumaysi)

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Saudi Immigration Police (Rijal Al-Jawazat)

Management: Saudi Immigration Police (Rijal Al-Jawazat) (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Deaths at facility Conditions complaints?
32000
Yes
YES

2021

Saudi Arabia

192,838

Migration Detainee Entries

10

Deaths in Detention

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FACILITY NAMES
al-Shumaisi Detention Centre (Tahril Immigration Detention Center or Tarhil Shumaysi)
Location

Country: Saudi Arabia

City & Region: Jeddah - Mecca, Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 21.531359, 39.391711

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2007
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014
Management

Name Saudi Immigration Police (Rijal Al-Jawazat)

Type Governmental

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency Saudi Immigration Police (Rijal Al-Jawazat)

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2020

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2020

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 32000

2017

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2017
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2018

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Food provision

2021

Protection from Physical Violence

2021

Overcrowding

2021

Overcrowding

2020

Access to clean drinking water

2020

Bedding and clothing

2018

Bedding and clothing

2016

Medical care

2016

CARCERAL INDICATORS

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2018

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2017
Family Segregation

Yes

2017

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

Reports of Deaths

Yes

2

January

2014

2014

MONITORING & ACCESS

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