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, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Conditions complaints? Deaths at facility
32000
YES
Yes
Saudi Arabia

1,996,069

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Saudi Immigration Police (Rijal Al-Jawazat)

Type Governmental

2015
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2017
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2018
Demographics

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2020

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2020
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2017
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2017
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 32000

2017
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2020

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to clean drinking water

2020

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2016

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2016
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2018
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2014

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Saudi Immigration Police (Rijal Al-Jawazat)

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015