Jeddah - Mecca

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

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

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

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

Detains: Adult women

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
32000
Yes
No Data
Saudi Arabia

1,996,069

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014
Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2007
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

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2020

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2020
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 32000

2017
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2017
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2018
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2014

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inadequate conditions

Detention Centre inadequate condition Overcrowding

2020

Detention Centre inadequate condition Access to clean drinking water

2020

Detention Centre inadequate condition Bedding and clothing

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Bedding and clothing

2016

Detention Centre inadequate condition Medical care

2016
Mistreatment Reports

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2018
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2017
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2017