Solitary confinement at MTKDC

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request about solitary confinement at Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre. May I know, for each year between 2010 – 2020,

A) The number of persons put into solitary confinement

B) How long each person was put into solitary confinement (in days or other grouped categories as appropriate)

If a CSV or Excel format is possible, I would greatly appreciate it.

Yours faithfully,

Raquel Amador

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (539) in ImmD DR/6-5/10/R

Dear Raquel Amador,
Our department has received your application for access to information on
15.10.2021. Your application is now under processing. According to
paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, our department will
inform you of the latest progress of the case separately on or before
04.11.2021. In the meantime, please contact the undersigned via this email
if you have any enquiry.

Best regards,

CHAN, Tsz-ho
for Director of Immigration

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (539) in ImmD DR/6-5/10/R

Dear Raquel Amador,

I hereby provide you with the following information.

The Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre does not impose order of separate
confinement on detainees.

Best regards,

MA Chun-fung
for Director of Immigration

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (539) in ImmD DR/6-5/10/R

Dear Raquel Amador,

I hereby provide you with the following information.

The Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre does not impose order of separate
confinement on detainees.

Best regards,

MA Chun-fung
for Director of Immigration