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Record number Date Number Name Cause of death Country of origin Source Country of death weblink
1098 Sep 2002 1 N.N. (20, man) suicide, hung himself after negative decision on his asylum application in NL Azerbaijan MNS Netherlands
1099 Sep 2002 5 N.N. missing, were abandoned near Greek coast in a boat that later capsized unknown IRR/MUGAK 0
1100 Sep 2002 1 N.N. drowned, was abandoned near Greek coast in a boat that later capsized unknown IRR 0
1101 Sep 2002 2 N.N. drowned, were abandoned near Greek coast in boat that later capsized Pakistan IRR 0
1612 Sep 2002 3 N.N. (women) drowned, after ship capsized 200 meters from coast of Sicily (I) Liberia SP Italy
1093 2002-08-31 5 N.N. Kurds, stowaways found suffocated in truck near Napels (I) coming from GR unknown OBV/MUGAK Italy
1092 2002-08-28 1 N.N. Kurd, died near village Vyssa (TR/GR border) after straying into marked minefield Turkey KI Greece
1091 2002-08-22 9 N.N. drowned near Fuerteventura (E) traffickers forced them to swim ashore Africa ANP/AFP Spain
1090 2002-08-19 4 N.N. stowaways, already decomposing bodies were found inside lorry in Villabona (E) Morocco MNS/taz/AFP Spain http://mayottesansfrontieres.blogspot.nl/2006_01_01_archive.html
3125 2002-08-10 1 N.N. (4 year old girl) reportedly drowned after shipwreck near Mayotte (F) Comoros EP Mayotte
1089 2002-08-09 2 N.N. Kurds, died on refugee boat between Italy and Greece Kurdistan Kurdish Observer 0
1088 2002-08-06 1 N.N. (±25, man) drowned, found dead on the beach of Los Carabos in Melilla (E/MA) North Africa MNS Spain http://mayottesansfrontieres.blogspot.nl/2006_01_01_archive.html
3046 2002-08-04 34 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat missing after going to Mayotte (F) Comoros Mayotte sans frontires Mayotte
1084 Aug 2002 2 N.N. (women) Kurds, found dead on by smugglers abandoned refugee boat near Bari (I) unknown KO Italy
1085 2002-08-01 11 N.N. drowned, forced by smugglers to swim ashore near Tarifa (E) Morocco/Sub-Sah. Afr. VK/Reu/The News/MNS/HRA/MUGAK Spain
1086 2002-08-01 17 N.N. reportedly drowned, forced by smugglers to swim ashore near Tarifa (E) Morocco/Sub-Sah. Afr. VK/Reu/The News/MNS Spain
1087 Aug 2002 5 N.N. (minor) Kurds, stowaways found suffocated in truck in Avellino (I) going from BG to I Iraq DPA/MNS/HRFT Italy
1611 2002-08-01 2 N.N. (pregnant women) drowned, forced by smugglers to swim ashore near Tarifa (E) Morocco/Sub-Sah. Afr. VK/Reu/The News/MNS/HRA/MUGAK Spain
1082 2002-07-30 1 N.N. (23, man) stowaway, died of hypothermia in wheel bay of airplane from Rio to Paris (F) Cameroon AP/MNS France
1083 2002-07-30 1 Samba Fofana (25) died of two consecutive heart attacks in police station on Fuerteventura (E) Kenia Statewatch/IRR Spain
1079 2002-07-21 2 N.N. drowned, after an Italian customs patrol boat and the dinghy collided near Vlora (Al) unknown Statewatch/VK/TL/Vita Albania
1080 2002-07-21 15 N.N. missing, after an Italian customs patrol boat and the dinghy collided near Vlora (Al) unknown Statewatch/VK Albania
1081 2002-07-21 5 N.N. drowned, after an Italian customs patrol boat and the dinghy collided near Vlora (Al) Albania VK Albania http://elpais.com/diario/2002/07/11/espana/1026338431_850215.html
3104 2002-07-10 5 N.N. drowned near Fuerteventura (E) after boat capsized on way to Canary Islands (E) Sub-Saharan Africa EP Spain http://elpais.com/diario/2002/07/11/espana/1026338432_850215.html
3124 2002-07-10 1 N.N. drowned near Fuerteventura (E) trying to enter Spain (E) Sub-Saharan Africa EP Spain
1078 2002-07-09 1 David Metrevelli (man) suicide, hung himself in detention centre in Malaga (E) in fear of expulsion Georgia MNS Spain
1075 Jul 2002 2 N.N. Kurds, stowaways in lorry from Greece to Italy crushed to death by the load Kurdistan HRFT Italy
1076 Jul 2002 1 N.N. drowned, small boat with 19 migrants was wrecked off the coast of Fuerteventura (E) Sub-Saharan Africa IRR Spain
1077 Jul 2002 4 N.N. reportedly drowned, small boat wrecked off coast of Fuerteventura (E) unknown IRR Spain
1429 Jul 2002 1 N.N. dead body found in police station in Fuerteventura (E) unknown MUGAK Spain
1430 Jul 2002 1 N.N. dead body found at the border between Ceuta (E/MA) and Morocco unknown MUGAK Spain
1440 Jul 2002 1 Ahmet Moh. Irak (19, man) stowaway, found dead in a lorry on a ferry from Patras (GR) to Brindisi (I) Kurdistan IRR 0
1441 Jul 2002 1 N.N. stowaway, found dead in a lorry on a ferry from Patras (GR) to Brindisi (I) Kurdistan IRR 0
1073 2002-06-27 5 N.N. drowned, the boat bringing them from Turkey to Kos (GR) sank near Datca (TR) Somalia VK/MNS/HRFT/IRR Turkey
1074 2002-06-27 6 N.N. reportedly drowned, boat from Turkey to Kos (GR) sank near Datca (TR) Somalia VK/MNS/HRFT/IRR Turkey
1071 2002-06-24 1 Mubarek Yagderi (32) died in a car accident after taxi driver tried to escape the border police (TR-GR) Afghanistan HRFT Greece
1072 2002-06-24 1 N.N. (2) drowned, fell off overloaded rubber boat after it collided against rocks near Spain Sub-Saharan Africa MNS 0
1070 2002-06-23 1 Tina (3) died after lack of medical treatment in asylum seeker centre Vught (NL) China/Iran NRC Netherlands
1067 2002-06-19 1 Sillih Peder (23) shot by security forces when trying to enter Turkey near Aslanyazi Bangladesh HRFT/ProAsyl Turkey
1068 2002-06-19 1 Cahir (28) shot by security forces when trying to enter Turkey near Aslanyazi Bangladesh HRFT Turkey
1069 2002-06-19 3 N.N. drowned, after boat capsized near Lanzarote, island part of Canary Islands (E) Africans MNS Spain
1066 2002-06-15 10 N.N. (young men) drowned, forced to swim to a ship which would have carried them from TN to I unknown Spits/MNS/MN/TL Tunisia
1065 2002-06-12 1 N.N. (man) reportedly drowned after canoe capsized on the way from France to Great Britain Russia CARF/IRR GB
1064 2002-06-11 1 N.N. drowned, corpse was found at the shore of Menderes district (TR) Pakistan HRFT Turkey
1062 2002-06-10 5 N.N. missing, after boat sank near Antigua (Canary Islands, E) unknown MNS Spain
1063 2002-06-10 1 N.N. drowned, body found off the coast of Tuineje (Fuerteventura, E) Sub-Saharan Africa MNS Spain
1059 2002-06-08 1 N.N. drowned when smugglers forced them to swim ashore near Puglia (I) Kurdistan HRFT Italy
1060 2002-06-08 4 N.N. reportedly drowned when smugglers forced them to swim ashore near Puglia (I) Kurdistan HRFT/ECRE/Vita/TL Italy
1061 2002-06-08 1 N.N. drowned, dead body found at the shore of Menderes district (TR) Pakistan HRFT Turkey
1058 2002-06-05 1 N.N. Kurd, shot death during fight between illegal immigrants in refugee camp in Calais (F) unknown VK/SP France
1056 2002-05-29 4 N.N. found dead on beach of Maydanoz in Izmir province in Western Turkey Pakistan Spits/MNS/HRFT Turkey
1057 2002-05-29 1 Hamid Mahmut found dead on beach of Maydanoz in Izmir province in Western Turkey Pakistan Human Rights Foundation Turkey Turkey
1055 2002-05-26 1 N.N. (boy) died in attempt to enter Melilla (E/MA), got trapped in frontier fence and suffocated Moroccan MNS Spain
1054 2002-05-23 1 Hiva Fazil Emin (32) died when lorry with 35 refugees inside turned over near Köprüköy (TR) Iraq HRFT Turkey
1053 2002-05-22 1 Hidir Akay shot to death on a vessel near Cyprus by Turkish coast guards, on way to Italy Turkey MNS/Vivre/Parool/HRFT 0
1680 2002-05-16 1 N.N. (±30, man) stowaway, found dead in the wheelarch of a flight from Ghana to Great Britain. West Africa IRR GB
1052 2002-05-15 1 N.N. (±30, man) stowaway found in undercarriage of plane from Accra (Ghana) at Heathrow (GB) West Africa Telegraph GB
1050 2002-05-13 11 N.N. (2 children) Kurds, drowned when boat capsized crossing river Sava between HR and BH Kurdistan MNS/HRFT Croatia
1051 2002-05-13 1 Muhittin Ay Kurd, drowned when boat capsized crossing river Sava between Croatia and Bosnia Kurdistan MNS/HRFT/NCAs Croatia
1049 2002-05-12 1 N.N. stowaway, body found in Deuil-la-Barre (F), reportedly fell from airplane wheel-bay Africa MNS France
1048 2002-05-11 1 Forsina Makoni (79, woman) suicide, set fire to herself after her asylum claim was refused Zimbabwe Socialist Worker/NCADC/IRR GB
1046 2002-05-10 6 N.N. (men, women) drowned after their boat capsized off the Spanish coastline unknown IRR 0
1047 2002-05-10 7 N.N. reportedly drowned when their boat capsized off the Spanish coast unknown IRR 0
1045 2002-05-07 1 Shiraz Pir (25, man) suicide, found hanged in Bristol (GB), after his asylum claim was refused Pakistan NCADC/CARF/IRR/ERB/BBC GB
1041 May 2002 1 John Jackson (18) jumped off a ship in the Corinthian Gulf (GR) died several hours later in a hospital Tanzania IRR Greece
1042 May 2002 1 N.N. reported missing after he jumped off a ship in the Corinthian Gulf (GR) Tanzania IRR Greece
1043 May 2002 10 N.N. died of cold, dead bodies were discovered by police in the area of Kaldiran (TR) Afghanistan IRR Turkey
1044 May 2002 5 N.N. died from cold, dead bodies were discovered near Menderes (TR) Pakistan IRR Turkey
1610 May 2002 9 N.N. (minors) died of hypothermia, found dead by police in the area of Kaldiran (TR) Afghanistan IRR Turkey
1040 2002-04-24 11 N.N. (10 men, 1 women) drowned, after boat smashed into reefs near the Canary Island of Lanzarote (E) Africa AFP/ARI/VK/StGallerTagblatt/BBC Spain
1038 2002-04-17 3 N.N. (men) drowned, ship carrying migrants turned over and sank north of Naxos (GR) unknown AFP/IRR Germany
1039 2002-04-17 25 N.N.(20 men, 1 women, 4 child.) missing, ship carrying migrants turned over and sank north of Naxos (GR) unknown AFP/IRR Greece
1037 2002-04-15 1 N.N. Kurd, shot dead during fight between illegal immigrants in refugee camp in Calais (F) Kurdistan SP France
1036 2002-04-14 1 N.N. (young man) stowaway, frozen to death in undercarriage of airplane from Uganda to London (GB) Uganda allAfrica/IRR GB
1035 Apr 2002 3 N.N. stowaways, suffocated in lorry, thrown out on parking place near Catalca (TR) Bangladesh HRFT Turkey
1034 2002-03-27 1 N.N. died in minefield near river Evros (GR) trying to cross the Turkish-Greek border unknown AFP/MNS/AP Greece
1032 2002-03-20 1 Sezgin Sayan (24) died in minefield near river Evros (GR) trying to cross the Turkish-Greek border Turkey MNS/Vivre/HRFT/AP Greece
1033 2002-03-20 1 Tahsin Esen (22) died in minefield near river Evros (GR) trying to cross the Turkish-Greek border Turkey MNS/Vivre/HRFT/AP Greece
1031 2002-03-15 1 N.N. (young man) stowaway, his body got caught in the axle of a lorry from Morocco to Melilla (E/MA) Sub-Saharan Africa MNS Spain
1030 2002-03-12 1 Mohsen Amri (27, man) suicide, in Birmingham (GB) after his asylum claim was refused Iran NCADC/CARF/IRR GB
1028 2002-03-11 1 N.N. reportedly drowned, tried to reach Otranto (I) in a overcrowded dinghy Albania MNS/CNN/AFP/DPA/Vita 0
1029 2002-03-11 6 N.N. dead bodies found in Otranto (I) attached to their dinghy with a rope Albania AFP/MNS/CNN/DPA/Statewatch/Vita Italy
1026 2002-03-07 12 N.N. (7 men, 5 women) drowned, after vessel capsized in rough sea between Lampedusa (I) and Malta Nigeria/Sudan/Turkey VK/MigrantNews/MNS/AFP/CNN/DPA/ANP/SZ/Rheinpfalz/Statewatch/TG/MUGAK/TL/Vita 0
1027 2002-03-07 47 N.N. missing, after vessel capsized in rough sea between Lampedusa (I) and Malta Nigeria/Sudan/Turkey VK/MigrantNews/MNS/AFP/CNN/DPA/ANP/SZ/Rheinpfalz/Statewatch/TG/MUGAK/ProAsyl 0
1025 Mar 2002 11 N.N. drowned off Lanzarote, Canary Islands (E) after boat shipwrecked on reefs unknown IRR Spain
1309 Mar 2002 1 Riaz Omar Faruq picked up by police at border BG-MK, shot to death by police near Skopje (MK) Pakistan IRR/MNS Macedonia
1310 Mar 2002 1 Syed Bilal picked up by police at border BG-MK, shot to death by police near Skopje (MK) Pakistan IRR/MNS Macedonia
1311 Mar 2002 1 Asif Javed picked up by police at border BG-MK, shot to death by police near Skopje (MK) Pakistan IRR/MNS Macedonia
1312 Mar 2002 1 Khalid Iqbal picked up by police at border BG-MK, shot to death by police near Skopje (MK) Pakistan IRR/MNS Macedonia
1313 Mar 2002 1 Ijaz Ahmad (20) picked up by police at border BG-MK, shot to death by police near Skopje (MK) Pakistan IRR/MNS Macedonia
1314 Mar 2002 1 Hussayn Shah picked up by police at border BG-MK, shot to death by police near Skopje (MK) Pakistan IRR/MNS Macedonia
1315 Mar 2002 1 Muhammad Riaz picked up by police at border BG-MK, shot to death by police near Skopje (MK) India IRR/MNS Macedonia
1023 2002-02-20 1 N.N. (man) stowaway, crushed to death while trying to board a train in Channel-tunnel, on way to GB unknown MNS/AP/IRR GB
1024 2002-02-20 3 N.N. (men) drowned, trying to swim from Morocco to Melilla (E/MA) Africa MNS/MUGAK Spain
1631 2002-02-20 1 Nariman Tahmasebi (27, man) suicide, found hung in Lewes Prison (GB) Iran IRR GB
1022 2002-02-18 1 N.N. (man) stowaway, fell from a train in the Channel-Tunnel between France and GB unknown AP/MNS/IRR France
1021 2002-02-17 1 Seval Sebahtin Rasin (26) beaten to death by border police when trying to cross the Bulgarian-Turkish border unknown AI Turkey
1020 2002-02-15 1 B.H. (74, woman) suicide, hung herself because of bad conditions in asylum centre near Albbruck (D) Iraq SAGA/ARI/IRR Germany
1018 2002-02-12 1 Furat Orak (22, man) Kurd, suicide, shot himself to death after deportation from Germany to Turkey Turkey ARI Turkey
1019 2002-02-12 4 N.N. drowned, vessel capsized, bodies found near or on a beach near Cádiz (E) Africa MNS/MUGAK Spain http://elpais.com/diario/2002/02/13/espana/1013554819_850215.html