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Record number Date Number Name Cause of death Country of origin Source Country of death weblink
2835 2008-09-01 1 N.N. (32, man) died from tuberculosis after medical neglect from staff of Colnbrook removal centre (GB) Zimbabwe IRR GB http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20080903/local/85-migrants-rescued-off-dinghy.223271
3146 2008-09-01 5 N.N. reportedly died while trying to reach Malta (M) with a dinghy Africa TimesOfMalta Malta
2396 2008-08-30 14 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat capsized in stormy waters between Algeria and Sardinia (I) Algeria NOB/FE 0
2397 2008-08-28 5 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat sank near Zembra off Sidi Daud (TN), on way to Italy Tunisia NOB Tunisia
2513 2008-08-26 20 N.N. at least 20 bodies thrown overboard to prevent boar from sinking on the way from MA to E Africa SP/JW 0
2187 2008-08-25 61 N.N. (men) drowned, the dinghy capsized near Malta’s coasts on way from Libya Eritrea/Ghana/Somalia/Sudan Telegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MNS/LR/NOB/WB/jW Malta
2195 2008-08-25 4 N.N. (foetus) drowned, the dinghy capsized near Malta’s coasts on way from Libya Eritrea/Ghana/Somalia/Sudan Telegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MNS/LR/NOB/WB/jW Malta
2795 2008-08-25 4 N.N. (women) drowned, the dinghy capsized near Malta’s coasts on way from Libya Eritrea/Ghana/Somalia/Sudan Telegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MNS/LR/NOB/WB/jW 0
2796 2008-08-25 4 N.N. (pregnant women) drowned, the dinghy capsized near Malta’s coasts on way from Libya Eritrea/Ghana/Somalia/Sudan Telegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MNS/LR/NOB/WB/jW 0
2797 2008-08-25 1 N.N. (child) drowned, the dinghy capsized near Malta’s coasts on way from Libya Eritrea/Ghana/Somalia/Sudan Telegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MNS/LR/NOB/WB/jW 0
2623 2008-08-24 1 Kalkouli Amin caught on boat in Algiers (DZ), was pushed and fell 15m onto bunker, died from injuries Algeria FE/SoirInfo Algeria
2271 2008-08-23 56 N.N. died of dehydration in the Sahara Desert after 10 days of journey ran out of water and fuel Sub-Saharan Africa CMG 0
2185 2008-08-21 35 N.N. (men, women, children) died of starvation, 25 survivors, boat found after leaving from Moroccan coast to Almeria (E) Sub-Saharan Africa BBC/NYtimes/GuardianUn/PICUM/MSN/NOB 0
2398 2008-08-18 1 N.N. drowned, boat capsized off Didim (TR), 31 other Somalians rescued by TR coast guard Somalia HURRIYET/NOB Turkey
2834 2008-08-10 1 Hussein Ali (35, man) suicide, shot himself in his home in Sulaimania, Kurdistan days after being deported from GB Kurdistan IRR Kurdistan
2399 2008-08-05 1 N.N. (man) manner of death unknown, body found on the coast of Melilla (E) unknown NOB/DiarioSur Spain
2833 2008-08-05 1 Nadir Zarabee (man) suicide, found hanged in GB after being asked to leave his home provided by the NASS unknown IRR GB
2832 2008-08-03 1 Mohammad Hussain (36, man) died of cancer after medical neglect from the staff of Lindholme removal centre (GB) Iraq IRR GB
2400 2008-08-02 1 N.N. (5, boy) drowned, part of his body found in sea near Motril (E), likely to be travelling from Maghreb Africa NOB/Ideal Spain
2196 Aug 2008 75 N.N. missing, reportedly drowned on the way from Libya to Italy on two boats had faulty engines Somalia Mareeg 0
2237 Aug 2008 2 N.N. (children) died of starvation, they were thrown overboard by their father in the Mediterranean sea (I) Nigeria Ua 0
2275 Aug 2008 1 Adam Osman Mohammed (32,m) shot by militia in Calgoo, Sudan, where he returned when asylum claim was refused in GB Sudan MNS/Independent/WP/Spits/Telegraph Sudan
2189 2008-07-31 14 N.N. (2 pregnant women) drowned, shipwreck on way to Spanish coasts due to stormy waters Nigeria Ua/Raz/Mugak 0
2402 2008-07-31 3 N.N. (2 women, 1 man) drowned, bodies washed ashore during Armed Forces rescue in seas between M and LY Africa/Iraq NOB/TimesM 0
2401 2008-07-30 13 N.N. stowaways, suffocated in overcrowded truck, bodies dumped in Istanbul field (TR) Pakistan HURRIYET/NOB Turkey
2235 2008-07-29 7 N.N. drowned, after shipwreck near Lampedusa (I) unknown Picum/LR/NOB Italy http://fortresseurope.blogspot.nl/2006/01/sardegna-38-dispersi-al-largo-delle.html
3088 Jul 2008 38 N.N. (boys) reported drowned, after 2 boats were capsized in stormy sea between Algeria and Sardinia Algeria FE Algeria
2404 2008-07-25 1 N.N. manner of death unknown, body found in boat carrying 79 migrants in La Gomera Island (E) Africa NOB/MAC Spain
2405 2008-07-23 24 N.N. reportedly drowned, 6 dead, 18 missing, boat sank between Mayotte (F) and Comoros Isl. unknown NOB/France24 France
2902 2008-07-23 1 Mansour Habib (24, man) stabbed, by gang attacking migrant camp in Norrent-Fontes, near Calais (F) Eritrea Terred’errance France
2315 2008-07-22 1 N.N. (±4, child) found in an advanced state of decomposition on the river Algarrobo, Malaga (E) unknown EP/NOB Spain
2224 2008-07-20 1 N.N. (3, girl) died of starvation, body thrown overboard during the way to Italy Nigeria Reu 0
2223 2008-07-19 1 N.N. (boy) died of starvation, body thrown overboard during the way to Italy Nigeria Reu/Picum 0
2406 2008-07-18 1 N.N. (man) manner of death unknown, decomposed body recovered from the sea near Malta Africa TimesM/NOB Malta
2505 2008-07-16 1 David S. (23, man) suicide, cut wrists in Nuremberg (D) prison cell, was to be deported/separated from parents Armenia ARI Germany
2407 2008-07-14 28 N.N. drowned, 3 died, 25 missing, as boat capsized in stormy seas near Lampedusa (I) Africa NOB/ItalyMAG/VK Italy
2903 2008-07-14 1 N.N. (man) road accident, found on highway at Transmarck (F), where stowaways often embark for GB Iraq Libelille France
2193 2008-07-11 5 N.N. died of dehydration and hypothermia, bodies found on a boat that landed in La Gomera (E) Sub-Saharan Africa IntHeraldTribune/NOB/VK/MUGAK Spain http://www.gara.net/paperezkoa/20080713/86649/es/Fallecen-otros-dos-inmigrantes-que-llegaron-La-Gomera
2292 2008-07-11 11 N.N. bodies thrown overboard on the way to La Gomera (E) Sub-Saharan Africa GARA/FE Spain
2192 2008-07-10 15 N.N. (9 children) reportedly died of starvation, bodies found in Almeria (E) Sub-Saharan Africa Nation/IntHeraldTribune/Ia/Picum/MSN/NOB Spain
2232 2008-07-10 3 N.N. (women) drowned, after their boat capsized off coast of Malta Africa Picum/FE/TOM/NOB Malta http://elpais.com/diario/2008/07/08/espana/1215468006_850215.html
2306 2008-07-07 14 N.N. (9 men, 4 women, 1 baby) drowned after their vessel turned over off the coast of Motril, Granada (E) Africa MNS/EP/PICUM/NOB Spain http://www.tripolipost.com/articledetail.asp?c=1&i=2080&archive=1
3092 Jul 2008 15 N.N. starvation, their car flawed and spent 10days walking in the Libyan desert heading to Italy Somalia TRP Libya
2231 2008-07-04 1 N.N. (man) stowaway, found on a Greek ferry in the port of Venice (I) under truck where he was hidden Iraq Reu./Picum/NOB Italy
2230 Jul 2008 13 N.N. stowaways, died from asphyxiation in a track from Istanbul (TR) to GR after traffic accident Myanmar, Pakistan TodZam Turkey
2408 2008-07-01 37 N.N. drowned, wrecked boat and bodies found on seafront off Libreville, Gabon on way to Europe West Africa NOB/REU Gabon
2236 2008-06-29 1 N.N. (man) no medical care despite his friends called guards for help, died in det. cr. of Caltanisetta (I) Africa PICUM/TL Italy
2409 2008-06-27 1 N.N. (±40, man) stowaway, suffocated in a cucumber truck, found on ferry in Venice (I) coming from Greece Iraq NOB/UNSarda Italy
2410 2008-06-26 3 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat shipwrecked 32 miles south off Malta Africa NOB/FE 0
2350 2008-06-22 1 N.N. (±30, man) stowaway, died of starvation in a lorry sailing on a ferry from Patrasso (GR) to Venice (I) Iraq CDS/LR/NOB Italy
2202 2008-06-21 1 Abdel Karem Souli (41, man) died of heart attack in Det. Cr. Vincennes (F) after calls for assistance were ignored for 2 h. Tunesia Mrap/IRR/BTB/Libération France
2411 2008-06-18 4 N.N. died in hospital in Tenerife Island (E) the day after their boat arrived, 78 survivors unknown NOB/Diario de Navarra Spain
2412 2008-06-15 6 N.N. (adults, children) drowned, boat sank 50 km south of Malta, 28 survivors rescued by Italian fishing boat Somalia NOB/LR 0
2413 2008-06-15 1 N.N. (baby) dead at birth due to travel hardships, mother was rescued from shipwreck 50 km from Malta Somalia NOB/TEMPO 0
2414 2008-06-12 1 N.N. (man) shot dead in detention centre in Kirklareli (TR) during a riot against detention conditions Somalia NOB/HURRIYET Turkey
2460 2008-06-12 1 Alex Darkwah Oppong (41, man) jumped out of window when asylum-seeker centre set on fire in Klangenfurt, Carinthia (A) unknown Falter Austria
2415 2008-06-10 2 N.N. died in accident, when bus carrying stowaways overturned in Dogubayazit (TR), 18 survivors Afghanistan/Pakistan NOB/HaberT Turkey
2416 2008-06-10 15 N.N. drowned, boat capsized due to bad rescue operation by Italian Coastguard 56 miles off Malta Somalia/Eritrea NOB/LR/EB/GuidaS/ANSA 0 http://www.repubblica.it/2008/02/sezioni/cronaca/sbarchi-immigrati/nuovi-sbarchi/nuovi-sbarchi.html
2212 2008-06-07 149 N.N. drowned after boat sunk in the Mediterranean Sea near Tunisia Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Morocco CDS/Giornale/Stampa/LR/SD/PICUM/NOB/Repubblica 0 http://www.repubblica.it/2008/06/sezioni/cronaca/naufragio-6giu/naufragio-6giu/naufragio-6giu.html
2211 2008-06-05 13 N.N. drowned after boat sank at 50 km off Libyan coasts, due to stormy waters Africa CDS/SP/NOB 0
2560 2008-06-05 1 Andy Bestman (24, man) drowned, jumped into the Rhine while fleeing police close to Basel (CH) Nigeria SSF Switzerland
2213 Jun 2008 6 N.N. drowned after boat sunk due to stormy waters near Malta Somalia LR/SD Malta
2326 Jun 2008 3 N.N. (2 men, 1 woman) drowned after their boat sank when Italian fishing ship tried to rescue them off Italian coasts unknown HNS Italy
2215 2008-05-26 2 N.N. (men) stowaways, died of suffocation while traveling by boat from the port of Sfax (TN) Tunesia Sh/NOB/IRR 0
2417 2008-05-26 5 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat capsized in rough seas 85 miles south east of Malta, 13 survivors unknown NOB/TimesM 0
2423 2008-05-25 3 N.N. (men) died of dehydration 1mile off Grand Canaria (E), 2 died in boat, 1 in hospital (E), 65 survived Sub-Saharan Africa NOB/FE/ABC Spain
2214 2008-05-24 1 Hassan Nejl (38, man) no medical care, died of pneumonia not cured by doctors of detention centre Brunelleschi (I) Morocco LR/MP Italy
2424 2008-05-23 1 N.N. drowned, body found by Italian Coast Guard off Pozzalo near Ragusa, Sicily (I) unknown NOB/AdnK Italy
2419 2008-05-22 1 N.N. reportedly drowned, body found in the sea 50 miles from Malta Africa TimesM/NOB 0
2425 2008-05-22 2 N.N. drowned whilst attempting to reach Spain, bodies found in sea close to Cherchell (DZ) Algeria NOB/FE 0
2418 2008-05-20 12 N.N. reportedly drowned, 2 found, 10 missing off coast of Malta Africa NOB/TimesM 0 http://fortresseurope.blogspot.nl/2006/01/grecia-guardia-costiera-affonda-zodiac.html
3090 May 2008 21 N.N. drowned, after their boat was pulled from Samos toward Turkey and left without fuel unknown FE Greece
2210 2008-05-10 47 N.N. died of starvation and cold after the engine of their boat broke down (TN) Africa Reu/Ftcr/EP/NOB 0 http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20080508/local/third-corpse-found-in-the-sea.207229
3157 2008-05-08 3 N.N. reportedly drowned trying to reach Malta (M) Africa TimesM Malta
2421 2008-05-05 1 N.N. stowaway, car he was transported in crashed after being chased by police in Xanthi (GR) unknown NOB/KI Greece
2504 2008-05-04 1 Hamidur Rahman (31, man) suicide, took 40 antidepressant pills in Birkenfeld (D) as latest asylum claim was rejected Bangladesh ARI Germany
2200 2008-05-01 1 Ebenizer Folefack Sontsa (32,m) suicide, hanged himself in sanitary room of det. cr. Merksplas (B) in fear of deportation Cameroon Hln/IRR/Afrik/MNS/Indymedia/NOB Belgium
2266 May 2008 1 N.N. (man) hit by a car in Nicosia’s motorway (CY) when he was running to escape an inmigration swoop Syria IRR/AFP/NOB Cyprus
2770 May 2008 1 Lucy Kirma (woman) suicide, starved herself to death in asylum seekers’ house (GB) after being denied asylum unknown IRR GB
2197 2008-04-28 36 N.N. (2 women, 4 babies) drowned, Morocco’s border guards broke with a knife the rubber dinghy (MA) Nigeria (24), Cameroon (9) FE/Welt/ST/MNS/Picum/Reu/APDHA/MB/BBC/NOB Morocco
2216 2008-04-23 4 N.N. (men) drowned, forced by Turkish police to swim across the river that separates TR and Iraq Iran, Syria Unhcr Turkey
2203 2008-04-22 17 N.N. (men) 14 missing, 3 bodies found on board a boat from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunisia Ftcr/CPD/HNS/NOB 0
2204 2008-04-22 1 Hamza Ben Hammadi (21, man) drowned, body washed ashore, found in Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunisia Ftcr/CPD/HNS 0
2205 2008-04-22 1 Mohamed Dalhoum (24, man) drowned, body washed ashore, found in Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/CPD/HNS 0
2206 2008-04-22 1 Rachid Jebeniani (22, man) missing, trying to cross the sea to Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/CPD/HNS 0
2207 2008-04-22 1 Abdelmounim Douiri (27, man) missing, trying to cross the sea to Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/HNS/CPD 0
2208 2008-04-22 1 Maalek Zarga (21, man) missing, trying to cross the sea to Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/HNS/CPD 0
2209 2008-04-22 1 Mourad Jlassi (man) missing, trying to cross the sea to Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/HNS/CPD 0
2241 2008-04-22 1 Mohamed Jebeniani (22, man) missing, unknown reason of death while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/HNS/CPD 0
2250 2008-04-22 1 Ayman Ben Taieb Hassine(17,m) missing, unknown reason of death while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/CPD/HNS 0
2251 2008-04-22 1 N.N. (man) drowned, body washed ashore, trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN) Tunesia Ftcr/CPD/HNS 0
2647 2008-04-22 1 Ruslan Yatskevich (32, man) found in wood near Zella-Mehlis det. centre (D) after staff gave him false deportation threat Belarus jW/Karawane Germany
2422 2008-04-21 2 N.N. stowaways, found on British container ship from Ivory Coast to Vigo port (E), 11 survivors Ivory Coast NOB/EarthT Spain
2506 2008-04-15 1 Robert Weniaminov (43, man) depression, not given work permit, developed alcoholism whilst waiting for asylum decision Armenia ARI 0
2899 2008-04-08 2 N.N. missing, boat sank close to the the island M'Tsamboro off Mayotte (F) unknown Malango France
2161 2008-04-07 16 N.N. (±23) drowned, coast guard found 11, 5 still missing in Arzew’s coast (DZ) Algeria KH/FE/NOB Algeria http://www.algeria-watch.org/fr/article/pol/migration/ruee_mort.htm
2221 2008-04-06 16 N.N. (±20, men) drowned, 13 found, 3 missing, vessel sunk after leaving from Mers el Hedjadj beach (DZ) Algeria MNS/Picum/FE 0
2269 2008-04-04 1 Baba Traoré (29, man) died of heart attack after jumping into river Marne in Paris (F) to avoid a police identy check Mali IRR/20Mf France http://fortresseurope.blogspot.nl/2006/01/aprile-2008.html
2198 Apr 2008 7 N.N. died after deportation in Oujda’s (MA) camp due to inhuman conditions Sub-Saharan Africa FE Morocco
2218 Apr 2008 1 Shirazi Abdullah Juma (man) suicide, set himself on fire in detention center of Luxembourg Tanzania ASTI Luxembourg