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Record number Date Number Name Cause of death Country of origin Source Country of death weblink
594 Jan 2000 1 N.N. (minor) died after jumping down a cliff trying to cross border in Melilla (E/MA) Africa Mugak Spain
595 Jan 2000 1 N.N. (man) reportedly drowned, decomposing body found in the Strait of Gibraltar North Africa Mugak 0
596 Jan 2000 1 N.N. (man) drowned trying to cross Strait of Gibraltar, body found near Tarifa (E) North Africa Mugak Spain
598 In 2000 1 Mohsen Lalei (man) died near Eskilstuna (S) when he went into hiding after his asylum claim was rejected Iran MNS Sweden
599 2000-01-01 1 N.N. (man) drowned in the strait of Otranto (I) trying to reach Italy China ILM Italy
600 2000-01-01 1 N.N. (man) drowned in the straits of Otranto (I) trying to reach Italy Albania ILM Italy
601 2000-01-01 1 Artur Muradov (±35, man) suicide, hanged himself in a psychiatric hospital in Mühlhausen (D) Azerbaijan ARI Germany
587 1999-12-31 1 N.N. (man) missing, reportedly drowned in the straits of Otranto (I) trying to reach Italy unknown ILM Italy
588 1999-12-31 14 N.N. drowned in the Adriatic Sea when dinghy sank, trying to reach Italy Albania DPA/Morgengr./taz/VK/CDS/LS/TL 0
589 1999-12-31 1 Lenja Leci drowned in the Adriatic Sea when rubber boat sank, trying to reach Italy Albania DPA/Morgengr./taz/VK/CDS/LS/TL 0
590 1999-12-31 1 Amed Agaj drowned in the Adriatic Sea when rubber boat sank, trying to reach Italy Albania DPA/Morgengr./taz/VK/CDS/LS/TL 0
591 1999-12-31 4 N.N. (women) drowned in the Adriatic Sea when rubber boat sank, trying to reach Italy Moldova DPA/Morgengr./taz/VK/CDS/LS/TL 0
592 1999-12-31 39 N.N. drowned in the Adriatic Sea when rubber boat sank, trying to reach Italy a.o. Kurdist., Asia DPA/Morgengr./taz/VK/CDS/LS/TL 0
1609 1999-12-31 39 N.N. drowned in the Adriatic Sea after dinghy sank, in attempt to reach Italy Kurdish., Asia DPA/Morgengr./taz/VK/CDS/LS/TL 0
586 1999-12-29 3 Rabah, Nashreddine, Jamel (men) died after fire caused by rebellion in detention center in Trapani (I) Tunesia CDS/taz/Mugak/MP/ARCI/L.B.CPT/GdV/quibla/INDi Italy
585 1999-12-26 1 N.N. (25, man) stowaway, died trying to swim to Sicilian coast (I) after being kept as slave on ship Tanzania ILM Italy
584 1999-12-25 1 Mohamed Ben Said (39) imprisoned illegally in detention camp, died while proper medical care denied Tunisia ILM 0
582 1999-12-22 1 Marun Adeba (2) froze to death in refrigerated lorry while trying to reach Greece from Turkey Iraq NCADC Greece
583 1999-12-22 1 Basil Adeba (4 ) froze to death in refrigerated lorry while trying to reach Greece from Turkey Iraq NCADC Greece
579 1999-12-21 1 Maulut Rozga (3) froze to death in refrigerated lorry while trying to reach Greece from Turkey Iraq NCADC Greece
580 1999-12-21 1 Zdravko Nikolov Dimitrov (man) shot by German policemen in Braunschweig (D) when he resisted his deportation Bulgaria FR-NieSa/DIR-Büro/taz/Osnabr. Zeit/ARI Germany
581 1999-12-21 1 N.N. found drowned in the Neisse at the Polish/German border near Bad Muskau (D) Vietnam BT-Drucksache Germany
578 1999-12-18 1 N.N. (young woman) committed suicide in detention centre in Luxemburg awaiting expulsion Congo MNS Luxembourg
574 Dec 1999 17 N.N. drowned near the Canary Islands (E) trying to reach them in small boats unknown Informe Raxen Spain
575 Dec 1999 1 N.N. (22, man) drowned trying to escape police who caught immigrants' boat near Fuengirola (E) unknown Mugak Spain
576 Dec 1999 5 N.N. drowned when small boat sank near El Aaiun (MA) on way to Canary Islands (E) unknown Mugak/ABC/Raz Western Sahara
577 Dec 1999 10 N.N. missing, after small boat sank near El Aaiun (MA) on way to Canary Islands (E) unknown Mugak/ABC/Raz Western Sahara
1979 Dec 1999 2 Ramsi, Lofti (men) died after fire caused by rebellion in the detention centre of Vulpitta in Trapani (I) Tunesia MP/ARCI/L.B.CPT/GdV/quibla/INDi Italy
573 1999-11-25 1 H.S. (30, man) suicide, hanged himself in jail when he received expulsion order (I) Tunisia ILM Italy
572 1999-11-20 1 N.N. reportedly suicide, found hanged in toilet of Frankfurt Main (D) airport China BT-Drucksache Germany
568 1999-11-19 1 Fode Kenate presumed dead, disappeared after being deported from Buren (D) to Ghana Guinea ARI Germany
569 1999-11-19 1 Ibrahim Kante presumed dead, disappeared after being deported from Buren (D) to Ghana Guinea ARI Germany
570 1999-11-19 1 Umar Balde presumed dead, disappeared after being deported from Buren (D) to Ghana Guinea ARI Germany
571 1999-11-19 1 Ibrahim Camara presumed dead, disappeared after being deported from Buren (D) to Ghana Guinea ARI Germany
567 1999-11-17 1 Hamida Mujanovic (42) went 'voluntarily' back from Germany to Bosnia, died there of lack of medical treatment Bosnia ARI Bosnia
566 1999-11-07 2 N.N. (men) drowned, after boat capsized in bad weather near Turkish coast on its way to Greece Syria/Iraq AFP 0
562 1999-11-01 2 N.N. (men) drowned, after small boat sank near Brindisi (I) Albania AFP/taz/ILM/FECL Italy
563 1999-11-01 2 N.N. (women) drowned near Brindisi (I) after small boat sank trying to reach Italy Moldova AFP/taz/ILM/FECL Italy
564 1999-11-01 11 N.N. reportedly drowned near Brindisi (I) after boat sank trying to reach Italy unknown AFP/taz/ILM/FECL Italy
565 1999-11-01 12 N.N. Kurdish stowaways, died of fume poisoning on ferry Patras (GR) to Lecce (I) Iraq Statewatch/VK/Ya Basta!/taz Italy
560 1999-10-31 5 N.N Kurds, died in minefield while trying to cross Turkish-Greek border near Kipi Iraq AP/taz Greece
561 1999-10-31 1 N.N. Kurd, drowned thrown into water near Otranto (I) by smugglers for fear of coast guards unknown FECL Italy
558 1999-10-28 1 Esawy Rashedal (25) died, being forced overboard by smugglers of small boat near Otranto (I) Kurdistan IRR Italy
559 1999-10-28 1 Ali Sismek (29) died by a bad fall into the river Isonzo (I/SI) trying to cross the border Kurdistan ILM Italy
1867 1999-10-12 1 N.N. (±20, man) stowaway, electrocuted trying to exit a freight train in a goods yard in Wembley (GB) unknown IRR GB
556 Oct 1999 1 Nestor Z. (17) suicide, jumped from refugee hostel on a houseboat into river Elbe in Hamburg (D) Burkina Faso ARI Germany
557 1999-10-01 6 N.N. (3 women, 3 men) stowaways, found suffocated in Cyprus registered ship in Sevilla (E) harbour Romania MNS/Mugak 0
555 1999-09-27 1 N.N. (minor) drowned trying to reach Ceuta (E/MA) in small dinghy Algeria MNS/Mugak Spain
554 1999-09-19 1 Roberto Garcia Q. (47) stowaway found dead in the wheelbay of an Alitalia airplane at Milano (I) airport Cuba MNS Italy
553 1999-09-15 3 N.N. drowned, small boat capsized off the coast of Tarifa (M) trying to reach Spain unknown MNS/Mugak Spain
550 1999-09-07 2 N.N. (men) undocumented workers, reportedly suffocated in van near Mantova (I) India IRR/ILM Italy
551 1999-09-07 1 Faiz Ahmed (43) undocumented worker, suffocated in van near Mantova (I) on way to Germany Pakistan IRR/ILM Italy
552 1999-09-07 1 Nadeem Ahmad (26) undocumented worker, suffocated in van near Mantova (I) on way to Germany Pakistan IRR/IILM Italy
549 Sep 1999 4 N.N. drowned near Cadiz (E) reportedly while trying to reach Spain by boat unknown MNS Spain
548 209-8/-30 1 Rachid Sbaai (19) suicide, set fire to himself in detention centre Büren (D) for fear of deportation Marocco MNS/Statewatch/ARI Germany
547 1999-08-29 1 N.N. stowaway, found dead in lorry heading towards Italy near Hajdu-Bihar (H) Sri Lanka MNS Hungary
546 1999-08-26 3 N.N. Kurds, died in minefield crossing Turkish-Greek border near Nea Vyssa (GR) Iraq MNS Greece
545 1999-08-23 1 N.N. (31) reportedly drowned, found dead at the coast of Melilla (E/MA) Algeria MNS Spain
544 1999-08-21 1 Felix Garcia (28) stowaway, found dead in wheelbay of British Airways airplane at Gatwick (GB) airport Cuba MNS/Telegraph GB
543 1999-08-19 1 Ousmane Sow died under suspicious circumstances after deportation from Germany, asylum claim denied Guinea ARI Africa
541 1999-08-16 40 N.N. Roma, drowned in the Adriatic Sea trying to reach Italy in small boat Kosovo Romnews/Independent/Tampere Digest/LS/Vita 0
542 1999-08-16 60 N.N. Roma, reportedly drowned in the Adriatic Sea trying to reach Italy in small boat Kosovo Romnews/Independent/Tampere Digest/Vita/LS 0
539 1999-08-12 1 N.N. (75, woman) Roma, died after a three days crossing of the Adriatic Sea in Brindisi (I) Yugoslavia ERRC Italy
540 1999-08-12 1 Manikam Thanividirasa (40, man) suicide, hanged after released from detention centre Büren (D) for new asylum application Sri Lanka Hilfe MenschenAB Germany
538 1999-08-04 1 Tau Zohrd (43, woman ) Kurdish woman, drowned after being thrown into Adriatic Sea by traffickers near Italy Iraq Morgengr./IRR/MNS/ILM Italy
536 1999-08-02 1 Koita Yaguine (14, boy) stowaway, frozen to death in undercarriage of Conakry (Guinea) to Brussel (B) flight Guinea VK/Morgengr./Trouw/PUB/IRR/MNS/NCADC Belgium
537 1999-08-02 1 Tounkara Fodé (15, boy) stowaway, frozen to death in undercarriage of Conakry (Guinea) to Brussel (B) flight Guinea VK/Morgengr./Trouw/PUB/IRR/MNS/NCADC Belgium
533 Aug 1999 1 N.N. (man) Kurdish stowaway, crushed to death in Dover (GB), hanging on the underside of lorry Iraq IRR GB
534 Aug 1999 1 N.N. (young woman) died before or after smugglers threw her into the Adriatic sea near Brindisi (I) China IRR/Giuliano News Chronicle Italy
535 Aug 1999 18 Family A. (9 children) Roma, drowned in the Adriatic sea when boat sank on way to Italy Albania Rom e.v. 0
532 1999-07-30 1 Bogdan Wszedybil (46) suicide, got desperate by not getting a residence permit after 10 years stay in France Poland MNS/Mugak/IRR France
529 1999-07-24 9 N.N. drowned, small boat hit rocks while trying to reach the Canary Islands (E) Morocco MNS Spain
530 1999-07-24 1 N.N. (28, woman) burned (with her two children) in fire in refugee centre in Bad Kreuznach (D) Vietnam ARI Germany
531 1999-07-24 2 N.N. (3, 6) burned in fire in refugee centre in Bad Kreuznach (D) Vietnam ARI Germany
528 1999-07-15 1 N.N. reportedly drowned in river Neisse (PL/D) near Nieder Neuendorf unknown Interior Ministry Germany Germany
527 1999-07-11 1 N.N. reportedly drowned, part of body found in border river Neisse near Keuner Wehr (D) unknown German Government Germany
526 1999-07-07 38 N.N. (16-26) drowned in the straits of Gibraltar after ship captain refused to transport them North Africa SOS Spain
525 1999-06-09 1 Bouna Wade (minor) stowaway, found dead in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) airport while trying to reach France Senegal MNS Africa
524 1999-05-28 1 Aamir Moh. Ageeb (30, man) suffocated under helmet used to hold him down during deportation from Frankfurt airport (D) Sudan taz/AP/SZ/CNN/VK/Statewatch/Trouw/MNS/Reuters/KeinMenschistIllegal/DW/MUGAK/IRR/Indymedia/VRF/DokAg/ Germany
523 1999-05-27 5 N.N. (2 minors) drowned, small boat collided with police boat in Adriatic Sea near Otranto (I) unknown MNS/AFP/LS/NCAs Italy
522 1999-05-21 19 N.N. conscientious objectors, missing since deportation from Portugal to Angola Angola IAADH Africa
521 1999-05-18 2 N.N. stowaways, suffocated in a Moroccan lorry near French- Belgian border North Africa MNS France
517 1999-05-16 22 N.N. (8 children) drowned in the Adriatic Sea near Vlorë (AL) trying to reach Italy Albania MNS/AFP/IRR/ILM/Vita Albania
518 1999-05-16 1 N.N. (woman) drowned in the Adriatic Sea near Vlorë (AL) trying to reach Italy Albania MNS/AFP/IRR/ILM/Vita Albania
519 1999-05-16 1 N.N. (3) drowned in the Adriatic Sea near Vlorë (AL) trying to reach Italy Albania MNS/AFP/IRR/ILM/Vita/NCAs Albania
520 1999-05-16 1 N.N. (5) drowned in the Adriatic Sea near Vlorë (AL) trying to reach Italy Albania MNS/AFP/IRR/ILM/Vita/NCAs Albania
516 1999-05-10 1 Alabamou Mamah (30) suicide, jumped into river Main in Würzburg (D) after asylum application was rejected Togo ARI/ FR Germany
515 1999-05-06 13 N.N. 3 dinghies with 40 people on board sank 100 km south of Arzila (E), 27 rescued unknown ELM Morocco
514 1999-05-05 13 N.N. (5 men, 2 women) found dead on Moroccan coast, drowned trying to cross the strait of Gibraltar Morocco MNS/Informe Raxen Morocco
512 May 1999 1 Moshen Sliti (41) died of heartattack after delayed medical help in detention centre of Arenc (F) Tunisia MNS/IRR/EUMC France
513 1999-05-01 1 Marcus Omofuma (25, man) suffocated during deportation from Vienna (A) to Sofia (BG), he had his mouth taped Nigeria Statewatch/Morgengr./Ravage/IRR/AFP/BBC/Rosa Antifa/OffLimits/VK/ForAWorldWithoutRacism/MNS/KeinMe Austria
511 1999-04-19 12 N.N. (4 children, 8 adults) reportedly drowned in river Tisza trying to cross Ukranian-Hungarian border Pakistan/Afghanistan taz/AFP/IRR/iN exile Hungary
510 1999-04-16 1 K. Hamasediq Abdullah (45) found dead under a bridge in Dessau (D) after asylum application was rejected Iraq ARI Germany
509 1999-04-12 1 N.N. drowned in river Neisse (PL/D) near Görlitz reportedly trying to cross the border unknown Interior Ministry Germany Germany
508 1999-03-23 1 Veluppillai Balachandran (39) suicide after hunger-strike in deportation prison Moers (D) for fear of deportation Sri Lanka NCADC/IRR Germany
507 1999-03-20 1 N.N. immigrant, reportedly drowned, found dead at the beach of Ceuta (E/MA) unknown Informe Raxen Spain
506 1999-03-12 1 Emin Acar (17) presumed dead, disappeared after being deported from Stuttgart (D) to Turkey Turkey ARI Germany
505 1999-03-04 1 N.N. reportedly drowned, dead body found in border (D-PL) river Neisse near Ostritz (D) Polish German Government Germany
504 1999-03-03 1 Khaled Abuzarifeh (27, man) suffocated being gagged by police during deportation from Zürich airport Kloten (CH) Palestine Statewatch/Morgengr./Pressesp. Rassis./IRR/MNS/AI/AFP/Vivre Ensemble/MUGAK/NCADC/IRR Germany
503 1999-02-17 1 Azmon Qaka (29 days) died in hospital in Maglie (I) after being thrown in the sea by smugglers Kosovo ILM Italy