Sharjah

Sharjah Central/Out Jail for Men

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Government-local

Detains: Criminal detainees, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

2000

2017

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United Arab Emirates

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Sharjah Central/Out Jail
PO Box 29
Sharjah
+971 (0) 65381118

Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2013
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2018

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2013
National typology

Name Sharjah Punitive and Rehabilitation Establishments

2018
Operating period

Year of Entry 1981

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Sharjah Police

Type Government-local

2017
Demographics

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult men

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2017

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2013
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2017
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Yes

2013
Family segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2017
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 2000

2017
Outsourced services and non-state actors
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Emirate of Sharjah

2018
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