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Record number Date Number Name Cause of death Country of origin Source Country of death weblink
948 2001-07-16 1 N.N. (man) shot dead by Turkish border police (TR/Syria) when refugees bus refused to stop India NW Turkey
946 2001-07-15 4 N.N. drowned, vessel collided with rocks near Tarifa (E) attempting to escape police Maghreb MNS/ODP Spain
947 2001-07-15 2 N.N. died after inhalation of toxic chemicals inside small boat near Tarifa (E) Maghreb MNS/ODP Spain
1446 2001-07-13 1 N.N. (man) drowned, body found on a beach in Tarifa (E) unknown Statewatch/MUGAK Spain
944 2001-07-10 2 N.N. drowned near the southern coast of Sicily (I), reportedly thrown overboard by traffickers India MNS/NW DPA/Vita/TL Italy
945 2001-07-10 2 N.N. drowned near the southern coast of Sicily (I), reportedly thrown overboard by traffickers North Africa MNS/NW DPA/Vita/TL 0
943 2001-07-05 1 N.N. (woman) frozen, trying to cross the snow covered border between Bulgaria and Northern Greece Georgia MNS Greece
940 Jul 2001 11 N.N. reportedly drowned, after struggle to keep afloat in small vessel near Almeria (E) Morocco MNS Spain
941 Jul 2001 3 N.N. drowned, forced to cross back over a river towards Greece by Turkish soldiers Africa MNS Turkey
942 Jul 2001 15 N.N. reportedly dead, forced to walk back and forth between the Turkish/Greek borders Africa MNS Turkey
939 2001-06-28 1 N.N. died in a dinghy near Tarifa (E) on the way from Morocco to Spain Africa Mugak Spain
938 2001-06-27 1 N.N. (man) died of inhalation of toxic gas coming from the boat’s motor, on the way to Spain North Africa Mugak/GARA/MNS 0
937 2001-06-24 1 N.N. (woman) suicide of asylum seeker in Gimo reception Centre (S) unknown MNS Sweden
936 2001-06-16 1 N.N. (man) drowned, jumped into sea from vessel when detected and hit his head, on way to Spain unknown MNS 0
911 2001-06-14 1 Mohammed Ayaz (21, man) stowaway, fell in carpark in Richmond from wheelbay of plane Bahrein-London (GB) Pakistan OBV/IRR GB
933 2001-06-14 6 N.N. drowned when vessel hit a rocky islet near Mykonos (GR) and sank Iraq/Afghanistan MNS Greece
934 2001-06-14 4 N.N. (3 children) reportedly drowned, when vessel hit a rocky islet near Mykonos (GR) and sank Iraq/Afghanistan MNS Greece
935 2001-06-14 1 N.N. (man) stowaway, frozen to death in wheelbay on flight from Bahrein to Heatrow airport (GB) Pakistan MNS GB
932 2001-06-12 1 N.N. (young man) drowned, body washed ashore along the coast of Tarifa (E) North Africa Mugak/Gara Spain
928 2001-06-11 17 N.N. (men) reportedly drowned, trying to cross the river Morava, border between CZ/SK India AP/IRR/Der Standard Slovakia
929 2001-06-11 1 N.N. (man) drowned, trying to cross the river Morava, border between Czechia and Slovakia India AP/IRR/Der Standard Slovakia
930 2001-06-11 1 N.N. (man) reportedly drowned on his way to Spain, body found on a beach in Tarifa (E) North Africa MNS/ELM/PUB Spain
931 2001-06-11 5 N.N. drowned when raft sank near Apulia (I) Albania MNS 0
926 2001-06-10 12 N.N. drowned after dinghy loaded with migrants sunk near Trani (I) Albania IRR/Vita/TL/LS Italy
1358 Jun 2001 1 N.N. (man) drowned, found at the beach of Banhos Árabes near Bolonia/Cadiz (E) North Africa PUB Spain
925 2001-05-30 15 N.N. reportedly drowned, near Fuerte Ventura (E) after patrol boat intercepted vessel Sub-Saharan Africa MNS/IRR/Mugak/EP/AFP Spain
924 2001-05-29 1 N.N. (25, man) died of severe burns after fire in asylum seekers centre in Werdau (D) Yugoslavia ARI Germany
922 2001-05-24 1 N.N. (man) drowned after small boat capsized near Cadiz (E) North Africa MNS/ELM Spain
923 2001-05-24 1 N.N. (young man) reportedly drowned, found dead on beach near Melilla (E/MA) Africa MNS Spain
921 2001-05-23 1 N.N. suicide, found hanging after arrest in Soto del Real (E) Nigeria Mugak Spain
920 2001-05-22 2 N.N. (±28, men) died in marked minefield, crossed into Greece from Turkey via Evros river unknown Athens News Agency Greece
918 2001-05-21 3 N.N. died in minefield in Greece trying to cross the Turkish-Greek border unknown DPA/Athens News Agency Greece
919 2001-05-21 1 Shurat Tamo (14) suicide in refugee centre De Lier (NL) after rejection of asylum application, Kurd Iraq PRIME Germany
917 2001-05-13 1 N.N. (20) body found in wheelbay of Iranian plane at Tehran airport Iran Reu Iran
916 2001-05-12 1 N.N. (man) body found near Tarifa (E) Morocco Mugak Spain
914 2001-05-09 1 N.N. died in a dinghy on the way from Morocco to Tarifa (E) unknown Mugak Spain
915 2001-05-09 1 N.N. dead body is discovered after 188 migrants were intercepted near Tarifa (E) North Africa Mugak Spain
913 2001-05-08 1 N.N. (45) drowned while trying to cross the Strait of Gibraltar, body found on the coast near Tarifa (E) Morocco NW/Mugak/ELM/DiarioVasco Spain
912 2001-05-06 3 N.N. killed in car accident, car fell into river in north-west Romania heading for H Somalia MNS/IRR Romania
909 2001-05-01 1 Samson Chukwu (27, man) died in Granges (CH), suffocated during deportation to Nigeria Nigeria AugenAuf/CCSI/SOS-CH/BAZ/LeTemps/AI/MNS/NOB/Statewatch/IRR/AFP/Vivre/MUGAK/NCADC Switzerland
910 May 2001 1 Sinnathamby Thevathasan (33) died of cardiac problems, after fleeing Germany to go to France in fear of deportation Sri Lanka ARI Germany
908 2001-04-18 1 N.N. (25, man) drowned, fell into a water-filled quarry near Putzkau (D/CZ) trying to escape police control Vietnam EIS/NW/LausitzerRundschau/FreiePresse/MNS/IRR/ARI Germany
906 2001-04-17 3 N.N. (2 women, 1 man) frozen to death at Belles mountain (BG/GR) trying to walk to Greece Georgia MNS Greece
907 2001-04-17 1 N.N. (man) frozen to death at Belles mountain (BG/GR) trying to walk to Greece Ghana MNS Greece
905 2001-04-12 1 N.N. (young man) electrocuted trying to get on board a Eurostar train at Calais (F) Afghanistan MNS France
904 2001-04-06 1 N.N. (30) died after falling from a cliff, trying to flee from the Guardia Civil near Tarifa (E) North Africa MNS/Mugak/EP Spain
902 2001-03-29 1 Yusuf Isler skeleton found in minefield between Greek-Turkish border Turkey ProAsyl 0
903 2001-03-29 1 Adnan Cevik (26) expelled Turk, died in minefield at GR/TR border returning to Germany after torture Turkey ProAsyl Greece
901 2001-03-28 1 N.N. (man) reportedly drowned while trying to swim ashore, body found on a beach near Tarifa (E) unknown MNS/AP Spain
2723 2001-03-27 1 N.N. (17, man) died after being hit by a truck while leaving Dronten detention centre (NL) in confused state unknown NOS Netherlands
900 2001-03-24 2 N.N. (1 man, 1 woman) died after boat of Italian navy crushed their boat in the Canal Otranto (I) Kurdistan GARA Italy
898 2001-03-23 1 N.N. (man) stowaway, found dead on motorway near Darro (E) preportedly fallen from lorry North Africa MNS Spain
899 2001-03-23 1 N.N. (30, man) drowned on his way to E, found in advanced state of decomposition near Tarifa (E) North Africa EP/GARA Spain
897 2001-03-22 1 N.N. (40, man) killed by Morroccan refugee who did not want to be deported from jail in Almeria (E) Guinea GARA Spain
895 2001-03-21 1 N.N. (±25) drowned after boat crushed, bodies washed ashore along beach near Tarifa (E) Maghreb MNS/DiarioVasco/Gara Spain
896 2001-03-21 7 N.N. (men) drowned on their way to Spain, found near Tarifa (E) unknown Gara Spain
1576 2001-03-21 2 N.N. (women) drowned, found dead on beach near Tarifa (E) after boat was collided Maghreb MNS/DiarioVasco/Gara Spain
1577 2001-03-21 1 N.N. (man) drowned, found dead on beach near Tarifa (E), after boat was collided Maghreb MNS/Diario Vasco/Gara Spain
894 2001-03-16 1 N.N. (man) drowned near the coast of Melilla (E/MA) after being forced overboard by smuggler Iraq MNS/EP Spain
893 2001-03-05 1 N.N. (29) stowaway, found dead near Madrid (E) in container coming from Casablanca (MA) Morocco MNS Spain
892 2001-03-04 2 N.N. drowned after shipwreck occured 1 month before, bodies found near Tarifa (E) North Africa MNS/EP Spain
891 Mar 2001 1 N.N. (man) kurd, rejected asylum seeker shot trying to escape police in Jönköping (S) Turkey MNS Sweden
890 2001-02-22 1 N.N. (2, girl) died after insufficiant medical care at asylum seekers centre Waddingxveen (NL) Pakistan MNS Netherlands
889 2001-02-19 1 Tommy Klen Mayola (19, man) stowaway, froze to death in wheelbay on flight from Gatwick (GB) to USA Congo NCADC/INexile/Telegraph/IRR GB
1753 2001-02-19 1 N.N. (29, man) died in refugee centre in Vienna, stabbed during a massive fight not stopped by guards Iran YaN Austria
888 2001-02-10 2 N.N. (young men) bodies found in advanced state of decomposition near Tarifa (E) North Africa GARA Spain http://elpais.com/diario/2001/02/06/espana/981414006_850215.html
3048 2001-02-06 30 N.N. drowned near Tarifa (E) after boat capsized on way to Spain (E) unknown EP Spain
887 2001-02-05 10 N.N. (young men) drowned near Tarifa (E) when small boat capsized trying to reach Spain North Africa MNS/NW/ELM/EP/Gara/DiarioVasco Spain
1584 2001-02-05 1 N.N. (woman) drowned near Tarifa (E) after small boat capsized in attempt to reach Spain Maghreb MNS/NW/ELM/EP/Gara/DiarioVasco 0
1585 2001-02-05 1 N.N. (10, boy) drowned near Tarifa (E) after small boat capsized trying to reach Spain Maghreb MNS/NW/ELM/EP/Gara/DiarioVasco 0
1586 2001-02-05 1 N.N. (±17, man) drowned after small boat capsized near Tarifa (E), on the way to Spain Maghreb MNS/NW/ELM/EP/Gara/DiarioVasco 0
884 Feb 2001 2 N.N murdered after they failed to pay smugglers on their way from Hungary to Austria China IRR Hungary
885 Feb 2001 1 Idris Demir Kurd, rejected asylum seeker shot by policeman in Jönköping (S) trying to escape Turkey IRR/MNS Sweden
886 2001-02-01 1 N.N. (±30, man) stowaway, hit mortally trying to jump on freight train through Channel tunnel(GB/F) Iraq MNS/IRR GB
883 2001-01-25 7 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat missing after drifting off Spanish coast near Almeria (E) Africa MNS Spain
1589 2001-01-22 1 N.N. (man) drowned after reportedly colliding border guard patrol ship near Tarifa Maghreb GARA Spain
882 2001-01-21 6 N.N. 1 body found, 5 reportedly drowned after small boat capsized near Tarifa (E) North Africa MNS Spain
881 2001-01-20 1 N.N. (man) stowaway, found on ferry from Oostende (B) to Dover (GB), jumped from ship Kosova IRR/NCADC GB
880 2001-01-18 1 Shokrolah Khaleghi (27, man) suicide, found hanged in asylum hostel in Leicester (GB) after his asylum claim was refused Iran CARF/MNS/Statewatch/IRR/NCADC/IRN GB
879 2001-01-12 1 N.N. (63, man) died of severe burns after fire in asylum seekers centre in Eschwege (D) Libanon ARI Germany
878 2001-01-10 1 Renat Istanderov (25) suicide, in fear of forced deportation from Belgium Kazhakstan MNS Belgium
1587 2001-01-06 1 N.N. (man) drowned, arts found on the beach of Bolonia, Tarifa (E) Morocco Gara/Diario Vasco Spain
877 2001-01-03 12 N.N. (8 men, 4 women) died in a van accident near Murcia (E), were undocumented migrant workers Ecuador MNS Spain http://elpais.com/diario/2001/01/03/espana/978476416_850215.html
3122 2001-01-02 1 N.N. (man) reportedly drowned, trying to reach Tarifa (E) Sub-Saharan Africa EP Spain
871 Jan 2001 1 N.N. (20) suicide, hang himself from a bed sheet in deportation custody in Schaffhausen (CH) West Africa CARF/IRR Germany
872 In 2001 2 N.N. stowaways, found suffocated in the hull of a ship in Brindisi (I) Tunesia IRR Spain
873 2001-01-01 25 N.N. stowaways, reportedly drowned when freighter sunk in stormy sea near Antalya (TR) unknown DPA/Reu/MNS/Morgengr./MN/NW/LaOpinión Turkey
874 In 2001 1 Khorany Abdulhabib (25, man) drowned in Aegean sea on his way from Turkey to the Greek island Lesbos (GR) Afganistan Den Blanken Greece
875 In 2001 5 N.N. drowned in Aegean sea on their way from Turkey to the Greek island Lesbos (GR) Afganistan Den Blanken Greece
876 In 2001 1 Gevour Gworkiyan (20, man) suicide, jumped in front of train in Den Bosch (NL) Armenia PRIME Netherlands
1588 2001-01-01 6 N.N. stowaways, drowned when ship sunk in stormy waters near Antalya (TR) India, Pakistan La Opinión Turkey
870 2000-12-31 1 N.N. (23, woman) froze to death at Belles mountain (GR/BG) trying to reach Greece illegally Bulgaria MNS Greece
869 2000-12-27 1 N.N. (30, man) died of hypothermia in the mountains near Ceuta (E/MA) on his way to Spain Sub-Saharan Africa DiarioVasco Spain
868 2000-12-25 1 Michael Fonseca (16) stowaway, fell out of undercarriage of British Airways plane near Gatwick airport (GB) Cuba MNS/Parool/Telegraph GB
867 2000-12-24 1 A. Vazquez Rodriguez (17) stowaway, fell out of undercarriage of British Airways plane near Gatwick airport (GB) Cuba MNS/Parool/Telegraph GB
861 2000-12-21 2 N.N. burned alive in car crash near Thessaloniki (GR) trying to enter Greece illegally Albania MNS Greece
862 2000-12-21 1 N.N. Kurd, drowned after being forced overboard by smuggler near Otranto (I) Iraq MNS/ELM 0
863 2000-12-21 2 N.N. (1 m., 1 pregnant w.) reportedly drowned, forced off by smuggler near Otranto (I) unknown MNS/ELM Italy
864 2000-12-21 1 N.N. drowned, found on beach of Bolonia (E) North Africa MNS Spain
865 2000-12-21 1 N.N. (±25, man) reportedly drowned after shipwreck near Tarifa (E) trying to reach Spain North Africa ELM/EP Spain