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Record number Date Number Name Cause of death Country of origin Source Country of death weblink
502 1999-02-10 1 Amed Dauda (18) stowaway, trying to escape from police drowned in Guadalquivir river near Sevilla (E) Mali IRR/MNS Spain
501 1999-02-03 1 Idris Tey (31) drowned near Siracusa (I) trying to swim ashore from a vessel Tunisia MNS/ILM Italy
500 Feb 1999 2 N.N. (babies) died in bad hygienic conditions in refugee nomad encampment at Muratella (I) Bosnia IRR Italy
499 1999-01-31 1 E.L. (28) suicide, hanged with belt in JVA München (D) Phillipines IMEDANA Germany
498 1999-01-12 1 H. Merkebu Getachew (man) suicide, hanged himself in detention centre Lübbecke (D) Ethiopia ARI Germany
497 1999-01-11 1 N.N. (man) stowaway crushed to death under the weels of a lorry leaving the ferry of Dover (GB) Kurdistan MNS/IRR GB
496 1999-01-04 1 Berzan Öztürk (man) set fire to himself in Stuttgart-Stammheim prison (D) in solidarity with Kurdish prisoners Kurdistan ARI/AP/ZAG Germany
486 Jan 1999 1 Elvane Vuciterna drowned near Brindisi (I) after their small boat collided with another boat Albania/Kosovo IRR Italy
487 Jan 1999 1 Tarik Vuciterna (18 months) drowned near Brindisi (I) after their small boat collided with another boat Albania/Kosovo IRR Italy
488 Jan 1999 1 N.N. (15, girl) drowned near Brindisi (I) after their small boat collided with another boat Albania/Kosovo IRR Italy
489 Jan 1999 3 N.N. drowned near Brindisi (I) after their small boat collided with another boat Albania/Kosovo IRR Italy
490 Jan 1999 1 Süleyman Aksoy Kurd, suspicious death in the Turkish army after deportation from the Netherlands Turkey AC/MNS/ARI/Fabel van de Illegaal Turkey
491 In 1999 1 Cipriano I. M. undocumentated worker died during 'illegal' work in Caspe (E) by falling from a tractor Angola IRR Spain
492 In 1999 1 Margota (baby) died of heart attack when police raided Roma camp in Casalino (I) Romania IRR Italy
493 Jan 1999 1 Savas Cicek Kurd, suspicious death in the Turkish army after deportation from the Netherlands Turkey AC/MNS/ARI/Fabel van de Illegaal/Nederlands Dagblad Turkey
494 In 1999 1 N.N. (woman) suicide, asylum seeker jumped in front of a train in Russelheim (D) Sri Lanka ARI Germany
495 In 1999 1 N.N. drowned, while trying to enter Germany unknown ARI Germany
1597 1999-01-01 1 N.N. (3 weeks) body found in a lorry by French custom officer Kosovo IRR France
484 1998-12-31 2 N.N. drowned after boat sank in the Aegean Sea (GR) Kurdistan AFP/MNS 0
485 1998-12-31 9 N.N. missing after boat sank in Aegean Sea (GR) unknown AFP/MNS 0
482 1998-12-29 1 N.N. frozen to death and mutilated by wolves in the forest near Nimfopetra (GR) Kurdistan MNS Greece
483 1998-12-29 1 N.N. (39, woman) died of hypothermia in Avelinno (I) being kept in slavery by an Italian Baker Ukraine MNS Italy
481 1998-12-26 1 Tesfa Bizuneh suicide, jumped out of 3rd floor of hospital in München (D) in fear of deportation Ethiopia IMEDANA/ZAG Germany
479 1998-12-23 2 N.N. drowned, small boat carrying 'illegal' immigrants sank near Cadiz (E) North Africa MNS Spain
480 1998-12-23 22 N.N. reportedly drowned, small boat carrying 'illegal' immigrants sank near Cadiz (E) North Africa MNS Spain
478 1998-12-21 3 N.N. drowned, small boat carrying 'illegal' immigrants sank near isle Alboran (E) Morocco MNS/taz Spain
476 1998-12-20 3 N.N. drowned when boat carrying 'illegal' immigrants sank near Ceuta (E/MA) North Africa AFP/MNS/taz Spain
477 1998-12-20 5 N.N. reportedly drowned when boat carrying 'illegal' immigrants sank near Ceuta (E/MA) North Africa AFP/MNS/taz Spain
473 1998-12-10 30 N.N. reportedly drowned when boat to Spain sank in the Strait of Gibraltar Morocco AFP/VK 0
474 1998-12-10 1 N.N. drowned in the strait of Gibraltar when small boat capsized North Africa MNS 0
475 1998-12-10 32 N.N. reportedly drowned, missing after small boat capsized in the strait of Gibraltar North Africa MNS 0
472 1998-12-06 8 N.N. drowned near Malta on their way to Italy, reportedly thrown into sea by smugglers Sierra Leone AP/MNS Malta
471 1998-12-02 1 J. Danielle (pregnant woman) suicide, found hanged at police station in Ceuta (E/MA) while in detention Algeria AFP/IRR/AI Spain
470 Dec 1998 1 Lin Yan-Guang (35, man) suicide, asylum seeker suffering from depression in hospital in Brentwood (GB) China CARF/IRR/NCADC GB
468 1998-11-27 3 N.N. (baby, woman, man) drowned, after dinghy collided with speed boat near Brindisi (I) Albania MNS/AFP/Reu Italy
469 1998-11-27 4 N.N. reportedly drowned, dinghy collided with speed boat near Brindisi (I) Albania MNS/AFP/Reu Italy
467 1998-11-25 27 N.N. reportedly drowned, small boat capsized near Tanger (MA) on the way to Spain Morocco MNS/AFP/Statewatch 0
466 1998-11-17 1 A. Rassal (34) hit by a train near Soufli (GR) after swimming the Evros river (Turkish border) Iraq MNS Greece
465 1998-11-14 1 Harrinder Singh Cheena (16, b.) suicide, hanged himself in youth prison Halle (D) for fear of deportation India SZ/MNS/ARI/ZAG Germany
464 1998-11-09 1 Solomon Mforbei Fusi (15) stowaway fell in Lauchringen (D) from undercarriage of airplane between Africa & CH Cameroon AP/MNS/NZZ/ZAG 0
463 1998-11-02 1 Kamran Gord suicide in asylum seekers centre Slagharen (NL) Iran Trouw/Prime Netherlands
462 1998-10-31 1 John Madu (31) bled to death in Liége (B) after being denied medical treatment Nigeria BBC/MNS/IRR Belgium
459 1998-10-25 4 N.N. (2 women, 1 baby, 1 man) drowned when dinghy collided and caught fire after leaving Port of Vlorë (AL) Albania MNS/AFP/ARD/ZDF Albania
460 1998-10-25 16 N.N. missing, reportedly drowned, boat collided after leaving Port of Vlorë (AL) Albania MNS/AFP/ARD/ZDF Albania
458 1998-10-20 1 Irini P. (20) suicide, in Thessaloniki (GR) after being forced to work as a prostitute Belarus MNS Greece
457 1998-10-06 1 Daniel Kassa Mehari (32) suicide, jumped from railway bridge near Magdeburg (D) died of injuries in hospital Ethiopia ARI/ZAG Germany
407 Oct 1998 1 Mehretab Kidane (28, man) suicide, hanged himself on the day of his final asylum appeal hearing in London (GB) Eritrea IRR/iN exile/CARF/NCRM/NCADC GB
456 Oct 1998 1 N.N. (woman) died of heart failure, attempting to cross the Malse river into Austria from Czechia China IRR Austria
455 1998-09-29 1 N.N. (18, man) suicide, hanged himself in a detention center in Austria after being caught by border-police Hungary IRR Austria
454 1998-09-22 1 Semira Adamu (20, woman) suffocated to death by pillow, being forcibly deported from Belgium Nigeria VK/CCLE/AFP/MNS/IRR/AI/MN/Kein Mensch/IAS/Vivre/MUGAK/Expatica/NCADC/ERF/Vluchteling/MRAX/PICUM/Af Belgium
453 1998-09-17 1 N.N. reportedly drowned, body found near D/PL border near Bahren-Zelz (D) Macedonia ARI Germany
451 1998-08-17 1 N.N. shot by police in train from Belgium to Italy when border patrol controlled identities Albania MNS/IRR Belgium
450 1998-08-06 1 N.N. (minor) stoned to death by smugglers on the Adriatic sea when he refused to pay extra Kurdistan MNS 0
448 Aug 1998 1 N.N. (girl) drowned in the Mediterranean during third attempt to enter Spain illegally Morocco IRR 0
449 Aug 1998 1 N.N. stowaway, seen falling down from an aircraft near Heathrow airport (GB) unknown MNS/OBV/IRR GB
452 Aug 1998 1 Saber Abdelh undocumented worker dies in disputed circumstances in Sicilian (I) detention center Morocco IRR Italy
441 1998-07-30 1 Isuf Kosumi died in car crash in Weisenborn (D/CZ border) trying to escape border control Kosovo Radio Bayern 5/ WB/ARD/ZDF/Statewatch/OL/ARI/ZAG Germany
442 1998-07-30 1 Valdet Rezita died in car crash in Weisenborn (D/CZ border) trying to escape border control Kosovo Radio Bayern 5/ WB/ARD/ZDF/Statewatch/OL/ARI/ZAG Germany
443 1998-07-30 1 Xhevdet Krasnici died in car crash in Weisenborn (D/CZ border) trying to escape border control Kosovo Radio Bayern 5/ WB/ARD/ZDF/Statewatch/OL/ARI/ZAG Germany
444 1998-07-30 1 Sali Emini died in car crash in Weisenborn (D/CZ border) trying to escape border control Kosovo Radio Bayern 5/ WB/ARD/ZDF/Statewatch/OL/ARI/ZAG Germany
445 1998-07-30 1 Artan Dauti died in car crash in Weisenborn (D/CZ border) trying to escape border control Kosovo Radio Bayern 5/ WB/ARD/ZDF/Statewatch/OL/ARI/ZAG Germany
446 1998-07-30 1 Zaim Dauti died in car crash in Weisenborn (D/CZ border) trying to escape border control Kosovo Radio Bayern 5/ WB/ARD/ZDF/Statewatch/OL/ARI/ZAG Germany
447 1998-07-30 1 Lumni Brahimi died in car crash in Weisenborn (D/CZ border) trying to escape border control Kosovo Radio Bayern 5/ WB/ARD/ZDF/Statewatch/OL/ARI/ZAG Germany
440 1998-07-28 5 N.N. stowaways, died in Genua (I) when vessel set fire Tunisia NOS/Reu./BBC Italy
439 1998-07-26 5 N.N. drowned near Cadiz (E) while trying to reach Spain in small boat Unknown IRR Spain
438 1998-07-25 1 Mehmet K. (24) asylum seeker died of anxiety psychosis in emergency ward of clinic in Karlsruhe (D) Kurdistan MNS Germany
437 1998-07-20 8 N.N. drowned near South of Italy being forced overboard when spotted by coast guards North Africa AFP/CDS 0
435 1998-07-06 2 N.N. drowned while trying to swim across the river Tresa (I/CH) because of strong current unknown NZZ Italy
436 1998-07-06 7 N.N. found drowned at beach in Ceuta (E/MA) after boat capsized in Strait of Gibraltar Morocco IRR/IPS/MNS Spain
434 1998-07-05 38 N.N. drowned near Melilla (E/MA) on their way to Spain unknown ELM Spain
432 Jul 1998 1 Sofonias Alemseged (22) asylum seeker suicide, hanged himself in Brixton prison (GB) Eritrea IRR/CARF/NCRM/NCADC GB
433 1998-07-01 1 Haydar Findik (±27) died in asylum seekers centre Altenburg (D) after being refused medical help Kurdistan FR-Thüringen/taz/AN/ZAG Germany
431 1998-06-30 7 N.N. drowned near Ceuta (E/MA) when small boat capsized Morocco TAZ Spain
430 1998-06-29 2 N.N. (minors) died of starvation on a boat on its way from Lebanon to Cyprus Africa MNS Cyprus
429 1998-06-22 1 N.N. (boy) drowned near Spain when his small boat smashed against a rock North Africa MNS Spain
428 Jun 1998 38 N.N. drowned near Melilla (E/MA) on their way to Spain when their small boat capsized Morocco LR Spain
427 1998-06-01 1 Hasan Akdag (21, man) set himself on fire in detention centre Lingen (D), after 2nd asylum application was rejected Kurdistan FR-NieSa/MNS/Morgengr./ZAG Germany
426 1998-05-16 1 Karim Hassan (man) suicide, hanged himself in Nieuwersluis (NL) after being 8 months in detention Palestine AC/VPRO Netherlands
425 1998-05-15 1 N.N. drowned near the Oder (D), jumped of a bridge chased by border guards Macedonia MOZ/ZAG Germany
424 1998-05-14 1 N.N. (man) died fell or pushed from a 4th floor window of a detention centre in Breda (NL) Sudan VK Netherlands
422 1998-05-02 3 N.N. drowned after boat accident near Vlorë (AL) trying to cross the Adriatic sea Albania MNS Albania
423 1998-05-02 1 Nouredine El Amrani (26, man) committed suicide in detention centre Kronach (D) after living 2 years in detention Morocco taz/ZAG Germany
421 1998-04-16 2 N.N. (22, 26, men) blown up while trying to cross the Greek-Turkish border through a minefield Morocco MNS Greece
420 1998-04-12 1 Asan Asanov (51) died after deportation from Germany to Kocani (MK) while being severely ill Macedonia ARI/ZAG Macedonia
418 1998-04-08 1 N.N. died in car accident in Klingenthal near CZ/D border Bangladesh ARI/ZAG Germany
417 1998-04-03 1 N.N. (23, man) shot by policeman (NL) after reportedly threatened detention guards with a knife Algeria MNS Netherlands
419 Apr 1998 1 N.N. discovered stowaway, drowned in the Ostsee (D) after jumping off the ship Romania ARI/ZAG Germany
416 1998-03-19 1 N.N. (man) stowaway, suffocated in the hold of a Jamaican vessel on his way to Ireland Nigeria MNS 0
414 1998-03-16 13 N.N. drowned (disappeared) in the Strait of Gibraltar when a Marocan ship sank North Africa PUB 0
415 1998-03-16 10 N.N. reportedly drowned near the coast of Cadiz (E) after their boat capsized North Africa MNS Spain
413 1998-03-15 1 Sharif Hussein Ahmed suicide in Graz (A) after winning ECHR case but refused residency by Austria Somalia MNS/UNHCR Austria
412 1998-03-14 1 Adrian Lucian Cretu (17) died in car accident in Burgenland (A) being chased by border police Romania Presse Austria
411 1998-03-05 1 Edmond Kapraku (30) fell into the sea trying to reach Italy and cut into pieces by a propeller screw Albania IRR 0
410 1998-03-02 1 N.N. (25, man) died of bullet wounds at the BG-GR border during attempt to cross the border by car Romania MNS Greece
408 Mar 1998 1 N.N. (47, woman) committed suicide in Italy, obsessed for fear of non-renewal of residence permit Ethiopia IRR Italy
409 Mar 1998 1 Aimer Busher missing after jumping in the Strait of Messina (E) hoping to swim ashore Tunisia IRR Italy
404 1998-02-28 1 Muhamet Islami Gjeli (70) murdered by Serbs in Likoshan (Kosovo) after being deported from Germany Kosovo ARI/ZAG Kosovo
405 1998-02-28 1 Naser Islami Gjeli (37) murdered by Serbs in Likoshan (Kosovo) after being deported from Germany Kosovo ARI/ZAG Kosovo
406 1998-02-28 1 Beqir Sejdiu (36) Deported asylum seeker from Germany killed in Cirez (XZ) by Serbian security forces Kosovo IRR/ZAG Kosovo
403 1998-02-21 1 N.N. (21, woman) drowned, body found in river Rein near Köln (D) Somalia ARI/ZAG Germany