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Record number Date Number Name Cause of death Country of origin Source Country of death weblink
2672 Dec 2003 1 Daniel (19, man) dehydration, died of thirst while travelling to Europe through Sahara desert unknown LESP Libya
1236 2003-11-23 1 N.N. drowned, reportedly trying to swim Ceuta (E/MA), body found in Chorillo (E) unknown MUGAK Spain
1420 2003-11-10 1 N.N. (25, man) found dead on a boat drifting 25 n. miles south of Pantelleria (I) Iraq INDi/IPL/Unipa 0
1647 2003-11-10 1 Liang He (23, man) suicide, found hanged at Bedford prison (GB) unknown NCADC GB http://www.repubblica.it/2003/g/sezioni/cronaca/sbarchi/undici/undici.html
3085 2003-11-10 11 N.N. (3 children) reportedly drowned near Lampedusa (I) after boat sank Sub-Saharan Africa LR Italy
1234 2003-11-07 8 N.N. died of starvation in a small boat, set to arrive in Motril (E) unknown Statewatch/MUGAK/MNS 0
1235 2003-11-07 2 N.N. died frozen in a boat carrying about 40 migrants to Motril (E) North Africa Indymedia/MUGAK 0
1233 2003-11-03 1 AbdulH.GhernoutOmar (31, m) hanged himself in police custody in Valletta in fear of deportation Algeria Malta Independent/MNS/FIDH Italy
1437 2003-11-03 1 Paul Yorke (man) found dead in his cell in Heathrow police station unknown MNS GB
1320 Nov 2003 17 N.N. drowned after shipwreck near Larache (Morocco) Morocco SOS 0
1337 Nov 2003 1 N.N. (man) suicide, hanged himself in Polmont Prison (GB) in fear of deportation Russia PAIH GB
1377 Nov 2003 13 N.N. reportedly drowned, after shipwreck near Larache (Ma) Morocco SOS Morocco
1232 2003-10-26 1 N.N. (man) frozen to death in forest near Eisenstadt (A) after crossing Hungarian border Bangladesh MNS/Die Bunte Austria
1566 2003-10-26 1 N.N. drowned in the attempt to swim to Ceuta (E/MA) Sub-Saharan Africa MUGAK Spain http://elpais.com/diario/2003/10/27/espana/1067209228_850215.html
3116 2003-10-26 2 N.N. drowned near Cádiz (E) after small boat capsized on way to Spain (E) Sub-Saharan Africa EP Spain
1231 2003-10-25 37 N.N. drowned, bodies recovered/washed ashore after shipwrecking in bay of Cadiz (E) North-Africa Statewatch/MNS/Indymedia/VK/AP/GuardianUn/Trouw/MUGAK/MP/BELT/GRP/BWT/APDHA/PICUM Spain
1360 2003-10-25 11 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat capsized in storm near Cadiz (ESP) North Africa MNS Spain
1402 2003-10-22 37 N.N. drowned, after boat capsized near Rota (E) Sub-Saharan Africa MNS Spain
1227 2003-10-21 22 N.N. reportedly drowned after boat capsized on way from Tunisia to Sicily (I) unknown MNS/Vivre/TL 0
1228 2003-10-21 6 N.N. drowned after boat capsized on the way from Tunisia to Sicily (I) unknown MSN/WOZ/TL/Vivre 0
1229 2003-10-21 5 N.N. drowned when boat sank off the Tunisian coast on way to Italy unknown NOB/TL/IPL 0
1226 2003-10-20 13 N.N. died of starvation on a boat from Libya to Italy being 20 days without food Libya Miami Herald/TL 0
1395 2003-10-20 1 Mohammed Bin Duhri (20, man) suicide, found hanged at Belmarsh maximum security prison (GB) Palestine IRR/NCADC/ERB GB
1224 2003-10-19 12 N.N. found dead of cold/hunger on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (I) Somalia Statewatch/LR/MNS/YaN/Pogledi/GuardianUn/VK/SP/Vivre/MiamiHarold/Vita/IPL/MUGAK/DPA/WZ 0 http://www.wienerzeitung.at/nachrichten/oesterreich/chronik/319155_Namenlos-im-Meer-begraben.html
1225 2003-10-19 58 N.N. reportedly died of cold/hunger on ship from Libya to Italy, thrown overboard Somalia Statewatch/LR/MNS/Pogledi/GuardianUn/VK/SP/Vivre/DPA/WZ 0
1617 2003-10-19 1 N.N. (woman) died of hypothermia and starvation on ship fom Libya to Lampedusa (I) Somalia Statewatch/LR/MNS/YaN/Pogledi/GuardianUn/VK/SP/Vivre/MiamiHarold/Vita/IPL/MUGAK 0
1415 2003-10-18 4 N.N. drowned, bodies found on the beach in Larache (MA) unknown APDHA/MUGAK Morocco
1221 2003-10-17 1 N.N. (young man) died on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (I) due to bad conditions Somalia Statewatch/MNS/LR/IPL 0
1222 2003-10-17 1 N.N. (15) died on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (I) due to bad conditions Somalia Statewatch/MNS/LR/SP/IPL 0
1223 2003-10-17 7 N.N. (adults) drowned after boat capsized near Lampedusa (I) on the way from Libya Somalia Statewatch/MNS/LR/SP/TL/Mugak/IPL/ 0
1618 2003-10-17 1 N.N. (3) found dead on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (I) Somalia Statewatch/MNS/LR/SP/IPL/DPA 0
1621 2003-10-17 1 N.N. (13, boy) drowned after boat capsized near Lampedusa (I) on the way from Libya Somalia Statewatch/MNS/LR/SP/TL/Mugak/IPL 0
1220 2003-10-09 1 N.N. (±16, boy) stowaway, frozen to death in undercarriage of Brazzaville (Congo) - Paris (F) flight Congo AFP/MNS/Vivre France
1219 2003-10-04 2 N.N. drowned in the waters of Bahía Feliz (E), their boat had been intercepted earlier North Africa AFP/MUGAK Spain http://elpais.com/diario/2003/10/05/espana/1065304812_850215.html
3115 2003-10-04 2 N.N. (men) reportedly drowned near Gran Canaria (E) after boat sank trying to reach Canary Islands (E) Sub-Saharan Africa EP Spain
1216 2003-10-03 1 N.N. (man) drowned, ship sunk on way from North-Africa to Lampedusa (I) in international water unknown YaN/GDS/ILM/IPL/TL 0
1217 2003-10-03 5 N.N. drowned near the Island of Evia (GR) trying to reach Greek coast by boat Iraq/Pakistan MNS/Flüchtlingsrat-Brandenburg/ILM 0
1218 2003-10-03 1 Lewon A. (48, man) Armenian, set himself on fire in Biedenkopf (D), asylum application was rejected Georgia MNS/ERB Germany
1492 2003-10-03 1 N.N. (man) shot by border guard while trying to cross border between Morocco and Spain unknown MUGAK Spain
1213 2003-10-01 2 N.N. (±30, men) stowaways, suffocated in cargo ship on way from Ivory Coast to La Coruña (E) Sub-Saharan Africa MNS 0
1214 Oct 2003 1 N.N. died on a boat on the way from Tunisia to Sicily (I) unknown Haarlems Dagblad 0
1215 Oct 2003 3 N.N. (2 children, 1 adult) died on a ship and thrown overboard on way from Tunisia to Sicily (I) unknown Haarlems Dagblad 0
1342 Oct 2003 5 N.N. dead bodies found in a refrigerator truck which took fire on way to Algeciras (E) North Africa SOS Spain
1448 2003-10-01 3 N.N. drowned, jumped off vessel off the coast of Havre (F) Guinea NOB France
1212 2003-09-29 7 N.N. died in minefield trying to cross the Turkish-Greek border Pakistan MNS/Flüchtlingsrat-Brandenburg/BBC Greece
1211 2003-09-23 1 Vullnet Bytyci (18, man) shot to death by border guard while trying to cross Albanian-Greek border Albania AI Greece
1209 2003-09-18 2 N.N. (±23, man, ±23, woman) drowned, while trying to swim from Morocco to Ceuta (E/MA) unknown MNS Spain
1210 2003-09-18 1 Soran Karim (23) Kurd, asylum seeker died in minibus collision while illegaly in Great Britain Iraq BBC GB
1208 2003-09-09 26 N.N. (2 women) drowned in river Evros on Turkish-Greek border after boat capsized Pakistan/Asia BBC/Statewatch/AP Greece
1207 2003-09-07 1 N.N. drowned, fell overboard after boat intercepted by coast guard near Fuerteventura (E) Sub-Saharan Africa MNS/MUGAK Spain
1392 2003-09-04 1 Tema Kombe (32, man) suicide, found hanged in toilet of psychiatric ward at Heatherwood Hospital (GB) Uganda icB/IRR/NCADC GB
1206 2003-09-03 1 Israfil Shiri (30, man) set fire to himself, after being denied necessary medication in Manchester (GB) Iran BBC/Socialist Worker/NCADC/IRR/Asylum Policy/gay.com UK/IRR GB
1205 2003-09-02 1 N.N. (34, man) jumped out of the window trying to escape police check in Sartrouville (F) Algeria MNS/Grand Paris France
1332 2003-09-01 2 N.N. drowned after their overloaded boat sunk off the Tunisian coast, on way to Italy unknown NOB 0
1648 2003-09-01 1 Vasiliy Todchuk (24, man) suicide, found hanged in a building site in Govan, Glasgow (GB) Russia NCADC/IRR GB
1197 2003-08-30 1 Andrej Donorov (34, man) suicide, 11 days after being deported from NL to Spain, was mentally ill (schizophrenia) Ukraine VK/NRC/Oz/Zelf Spain
1564 2003-08-30 1 N.N. reportedly drowned, found dead near Lanzarote (E) unknown MUGAK Spain
1204 2003-08-26 1 N.N. (16, boy) stowaway, coming from Greece found dead in back of truck near Rimini (I) Afghanistan AFP Italy
1203 2003-08-23 1 N.N. (33, man) died after fight with another asylum seeker in asylum centre Harlingen (NL) unknown Trouw/VK/PLi Netherlands
1416 2003-08-18 1 N.N. (25, man) died of a heart attack after his arrival at refugee centre in Lampedusa (I) Liberia LR/IPL/Unipa Italy
1198 2003-08-17 1 N.N. drowned, body found near Tarifa (E) between rocks, 2.5 meters under sea level unknown MUGAK Spain
1202 2003-08-17 1 Hekmat Karim Salih (29) kurd, stowaway, crushed to death in lorry going from France to Poole (GB) Iraq BBC/CARF/Kurdmedia/IRR GB
1201 2003-08-14 5 N.N. (3 children) drowned, trafficker made hole in boat on way from Ayvalik (TR) to Lesbos (GR) Iraq/Sudan/Somalia Twee Vandaag 0
1200 2003-08-13 5 N.N. (4 women, 1 man) drowned, body found on a beach near Edremit (TR) unknown MNS/AFP Turkey
1199 2003-08-09 1 N.N. (24, man) died in violent confrontation with Moldovians in refugee centre Traiskirchen (A) Chechnia MNS/Asyl in Not Austria
1196 2003-08-01 10 N.N. reportedly drowned after boat sank off the shore of Fuerteventura (E) unknown MNS/AFP/MUGAK Spain
1341 Aug 2003 13 N.N. drowned, forced to jump into sea and threatened with a knife by 2 skippers. unknown SOS 0
1432 Aug 2003 9 N.N. drowned after shipwreck near Barbate (E) unknown SOS Spain
1195 2003-07-31 15 N.N. drowned after boat capsized near Canary Island of Fuerteventura (E) Africa AFP/MNS/MUGAK/Statewatch Spain
1194 2003-07-28 1 N.N. drowned off the coast of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands (E) Africa AFP/MUGAK Spain
1543 2003-07-27 1 Erdogan Tahir (37, man) died of thirst, body found hanging from train in railway station of Gorizia (I) Turkey IET/ILP Italy
1193 2003-07-25 1 N.N. drowned off the coast of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands (E) Africa AFP/MUGAK Spain
1504 2003-07-19 21 N.N. drowned, found dead off the coast of Libya unknown IPL/Unipa 0
1503 2003-07-18 25 N.N. drowned, after two shipwrecks occured near Sur de Aiun (MA) unknown MUGAK Morocco
1316 2003-07-15 1 Cheibani Wague soffocated after police maltreatments and physical abuse in Vienna (A) Mauritania IRR/Malmoe/COE Austria
1192 2003-07-14 5 N.N. drowned after shipwreck near Barranco H.-Tarifa (E), bodies found by Guardia Civil North-Africa Statewatch/AFP/MNS/GuardianUn/MUGAK Spain
1502 2003-07-14 30 N.N. reportedly drowned, after shipwreck near Barranco Hondo-Tarifa (E) unknown MNS Spain
1632 2003-07-09 1 Elmas Ozmico (40, woman) died of septicaemia at Dover Hospital (GB), after her pleas for a doctor were ignored Turkey GuardianUn/Inquest/BBC/IRR GB
1870 2003-07-06 1 Faizullah Ahmedi (19, man) suicide, hanged himself in house in Blackburn (GB) awaiting decision on asylum claim Afghanistan IRR GB
1191 Jul 2003 15 N.N. drowned while being transferred to a Guardia Civil launch near Fuerteventura unknown GuardianUn Spain
1673 2003-07-01 1 Hüseyin Dikec (man) suicide, set himself on fire in Aliens Office of Gütersloh (D) in fear of deportation unknown ERB Germany
1869 Jul 2003 2 N.N. bodies found by life boat crew in the water in the Channel, dead trying to enter Britain unknown IRR GB
1190 2003-06-29 9 N.N. drowned, vessel capsized near Cap Bon (TN) on way to Italy Libya MNS/NOB/IPL/Vita/TL/Unipa Tunisia http://elpais.com/diario/2003/06/25/espana/1056492027_850215.html
3127 2003-06-24 3 N.N. (women) reportedly drowned near the coast of Cadiz (E) Sub-Saharan Africa EP Spain
1500 2003-06-23 2 N.N. (women) drowned, dead bodies found flooting in front of Tarifa (E) Sub-Saharan Africa MUGAK Spain
1188 2003-06-20 189 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat capsized on way from Tunisia to Italy near port of Sfax unknown Statewatch/MNS/AFP/GuardianUn/ABC/Observer/LR/YaN/SP/VK/Vivre/Vita/IPL/TL/Unipa/ProAsyl Tunisia
1189 2003-06-20 20 N.N. drowned, boat capsized on way from Libya to Italy near port of Sfax unknown Statewatch/MNS/AFP/GuardianU/ABC/Observer/LR/YaN/SP/VK/Vivre/Vita/IPL/TL/Unipa Tunisia
1187 2003-06-18 1 N.N. (25, man) stowaway, drowned, jumped overboard a containership in English Channel Ivory Coast BBC/MNS/YaN/IRR GB
1185 2003-06-16 63 N.N. reportedly drowned, ship sank on way from Tunisia to Lampedusa (I) North Africa Statewatch/MNS/AFP/TG/PLi/IND/Nouvel Obs./TN/AGI/SP/ VK/LR/IPL/CNNit/ CDS/ILN/Unipa/ProAsyl 0
1186 2003-06-16 3 N.N. (men) drowned, ship sank on way from Tunisia to Lampedusa (I) North Africa Statewatch/MNS/AFP/TG/PLi/IND/LR/IPL/CNNit/ILN/CDS 0
1556 2003-06-16 4 N.N. (women) drowned, after boat sank on way from Tunisia to Lampedusa (I) North Africa LR/IPL/CNNit/ILN/CDS/TL 0
1183 2003-06-14 30 N.N. reportedly drowned when dinghy capsized near Tarifa on way to Spain Morocco MNS 0
1181 2003-06-10 11 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat capsized during rescue attempt by Guardia Civil (E) unknown Statewatch/MNS/MUGAK Spain http://mayottesansfrontieres.blogspot.nl/2006_01_01_archive.html
3109 2003-06-06 4 N.N. reportedly drowned or died in fire after boat caught fire trying to reach Mayotte (F) Comoros Mayotte sans frontires 0
1179 2003-06-05 2 N.N. drowned, trying to avoid detection by coastguard near city of Salobreña (E) Morocco MNS/MUGAK/APDHA Spain
1499 2003-06-05 6 N.N. reportedly drowned, trying to avoid detection by coast guard near Salobreña (E) unknown MUGAK/APDHA Spain
1177 2003-06-02 2 N.N. missing, after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (E) Sub-Saharan Africa Statewatch/MNS/MUGAK Spain
1178 2003-06-02 9 N.N. drowned, after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (E) Sub-Saharan Africa Statewatch/MNS/MUGAK Spain http://elpais.com/elpais/2003/06/03/actualidad/1054628223_850215.html
3110 2003-06-02 3 N.N. drowned near Tenerife (E) after shipwreck of a boat trying to reach Canary Islands (E) Sub-Saharan Africa EP Spain
1449 Jun 2003 1 N.N. (man) found dead in the back of a Greek truck at the border between Italy and Slovenia Kurdistan IRR Italy