List of 40,555 documented deaths of migrants

Documentation by UNITED as of 11 June 2020

Documentation total by UNITED as of 01 April 2019 was 36,570

found deadnumbername, gender, ageregion of origincause of deathsource
03/05/20201Ahmed Mahmoud Omar (man, 53)Kurdistan-Iraqdied after fight at Usivak migrant centre, Sarajevo (BA); it is alleged a security guard was involvedInfoMigrants/Rudaw
18/04/20201N.N. (woman, 47)Iraqdied of unclear causes without medical help at overcrowded Vial refugee camp on Chios (GR)Guardian/InfoMigrants/EFSYN/RFI/20MFR
17/04/20209N.N. (men)Syria/Iraq/Yemen/Palestine1 drowned, 8 missing after boat capsized in Danube river trying to cross from Romania into SerbiaDW/Zeit/IOMRomania
15/04/20201Mohamed Youssef (man)Egyptdrowned during attempt to return to Melilla (Spanish enclave), body recovered on beach near border to Nador (MA)AMDHNador/IOM
14/04/20201Nohom Mehari (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Kidus Yohannes (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Filmon Habtu (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Filmon Desale (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Debesay Rusom (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Filmon Mengstab (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned jumping from boat when MT/IT failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Mogos Tesfamichael (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned jumping from boat when MT/IT failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Hdru Yemane (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Huruy Yohannes (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Omer Seid (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Teklay Kinfe (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
14/04/20201Kidus Yohannes (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied on a migrant boat when Malta and Italy failed to properly rescue; survivors pushed back to LibyaAlarmPhone/ILM/SeaWatch/AVV/MornStar/
08/04/20201N.N. (boy, 16)Afghanistandied after being stabbed in a fight at the overcrowded Moria refugee camp on Lesbos (GR)InfoMigrants
06/04/20201Amadou (man)Malidied after fight in migrant slum of Taurianova (IT), where irregular migrants live in terrible conditionsQuotSud
03/04/202040N.N. (incl. 2 women)Sub-Saharan Africa2 drowned, 38 missing in migrant shipwreck off Tan-Tan (MA) on way to Canary Islands; 21 rescuedLeMonde/ElDiario/Caminando/Le12/IOM
03/04/20201Alseny Kouta (young man)Guineamissing in migrant shipwreck off Tan-Tan (MA) on the way to Canary Islands; 21 people rescuedLeMonde/ElDiario/Caminando/Le12/IOM
01/04/20201N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, body found on Al Maya Shore, Zawiyah (LY)IOMLibya
in Apr 206N.N.unknowndrowned in the Mediterranean, according to survivors, when >20 ships left from Libya the same weekAlarmPhone
30/03/20203N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in migrant shipwreck off Sidi Mejdoub beach, near Mostaganem (DZ); 13 people rescuedRef/Oran/LibAlgerie/IOM
26/03/202022N.N. (incl. woman)Sub-Saharan Africa1 drowned, 21 missing in migrant shipwreck between Dakhla (MA) and Canary Islands; 4 rescued2MA/IOM
16/03/20201N.N. (girl, 6)unknowndied in fire in container at overcrowded Moria migrant camp in Lesbos (GR)AlJazeera
12/03/20208N.N. (incl. child)unknown3 drowned, 5 missing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Larache (MA); 39 people rescuedCaminando/IOM
10/03/202018N.N.Algeria3 drowned, 15 missing in migrant shipwreck off coast of El Haouaria, Nabeul (TN) on way to ItalyEsSalam/IOM
09/03/20201Baquer (teenage boy)Iraqhit by train near Metz (FR), trying to reach UK; had been unaccompanied minor in Dunkirk camps (FR)CMS
08/03/20201N.N.unknowndecomposed body found on banks of the Evros river near Feres (GR) at Turkish-Greek borderKI/IOM
04/03/20201Muhammad Gulzari (man, 43)Pakistanshot by Greek border guard while trying to cross Turkish-Greek border at Kastanies/Pazarkule crossingBBC/AusBC/Fatto/SverigesT/AI/IOM
03/03/20202N.N. (men)Syriashot by Greek border guard while trying to cross Evros River from Turkey at the Ipsala crossing pointBBC
02/03/20201Muhammad al-Arab (man, 22)Syriashot by Greek border guard while trying to cross Turkish-Greek border at Ipsala/Kipi border crossingIndigo/Agenzianova/Telegraph/DailyBeast/
02/03/20201N.N. (young boy)unknowndrowned, migrant boat from Turkey capsized off Lesbos (GR) in unclear circumstances; 47 rescuedIndigo/Telegraph/NYTimes/VanMX/InfoMigr
02/03/20203N.N. (2 children, 1 woman)unknowndrowned off Sivrice Beach near Ayvacik (TR) on the way to Lesbos (GR); 49 people rescuedIOMTurkey
01/03/202010N.N.unknown1 drowned, 9 missing when boat sank between Anjouan (Comoros) and Mayotte (FR); 15 rescuedOuest-France/IOM
29/02/20201Fatma (woman)Syriashot by Greek borderguard crossing Evros River to Greece near Edirne (TR); husband & 6 kids survivedAI/IOM
28/02/20203N.N. (men)unknownsuffocated during trafficking, bodies found abandoned on rural road near Volvi, Thessaloniki (GR)Ethnos
27/02/20201N.N. (man, 19)Moroccosuicide, hung himself at Bayonne prison (FR) after escaping from detention centre at FR/ES borderCimade/ActuFR
27/02/20201N.N. (man)unknownbody found in boat that arrived at a beach near Castillo del Romeral, Gran Canaria (ES); 34 survivedSigloXXI/IOM
22/02/20202N.N.Syriacar accident, driver lost control and careened off a cliff near Gramsh (AL); 7 survivedNYtimes/IOM
22/02/20201N.N. (man)Algeriapresumed drowned, body in state of decomposition found by fishermen off isle Palma de Mallorca (ES)Hora/IOM
19/02/202053N.N.unknownmissing at sea on 2 migrant boats between Dakhla (Western Sahara) and the Canary Islands (ES)AlJazeera
18/02/202014N.N. (incl. 2 children)Guinea/Ivory Coastdrowned off Morocco when migrant boat sank on the way to the Canary Islands (ES); 14 survivorsAlJazeera/Provincia/AlarmPhone/Caminan
17/02/20201Mustafa Ramadan (man, 33)Syriafrozen, trying to cross in winter Sar Mountains (North Macedonian - Kosovo border) near Tetovo (MK)VOA/IOM
15/02/20201N.Nunknownpresumed drowned, body found in advanced state of decomposition in waters of Menorca (ES)Hora
14/02/202018N.N. (incl. 3 young men)Algeria4 drowned, 14 missing from migrant boat from Annaba (DZ); bodies found washed up in TunisiaInfoMigrants/ElW/IOM
14/02/20201M.I.D. (man, 20)Algeriabody found floating off the coast of Collo (DZ) was on way to Spain, parents identified his bodyElW/IOM
10/02/20201N.N. (man)unknownbody found in advanced state of decay in Evros river near Thouri (GR) on border with TurkeyAthMag/IOM
09/02/20201N.N. (woman)West Africadied in hospital after rescue from boat from Western Sahara drifting south of Canary Islands (ES)EP/Caminando/EFE/ElDiario/IOM
09/02/202090N.N.Sudan/Niger/Mali/Irantheir boat disappeared in Mediterranean Sea on way from al-Qarbouli (LY) to Italy; 2 bodies foundAlJazeera/AP/IOMLibya
09/02/20201Mohamed Idris (man, 27)Sudanhis boat disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea on the way from al-Qarbouli (LY) to ItalyAlJazeera/AP/IOMLibya
08/02/202010N.N.Afghanistan/Pakistandied in snowstorm in mountains of Sarcimen, Van region (TR) after crossing border from IranRedHaber/EurPress/Hurriyet/CNNTurk/IOM
08/02/20201Sheikh Abdulrahman Abdo (man)Syriadied in snowstorm in mountains of Sarcimen, Van region (TR) after crossing border from IranRedHaber/EurPress/Hurriyet/CNNTurk/IOM
08/02/20201Hendreen Ibish (man)Syriadied in snowstorm in mountains of Sarcimen, Van region (TR) after crossing border from IranRedHaber/EurPress/Hurriyet/CNNTurk/IOM
08/02/20201Azad Hemze (man)Syriadied in snowstorm in mountains of Sarcimen, Van region (TR) after crossing border from IranRedHaber/EurPress/Hurriyet/CNNTurk/IOM
07/02/20201N.N. (man)West Africadied on migrant boat from Western Sahara found drifting south of El Hierro (Canary Islands, Spain)EP/Caminando/EFE/ElDiario/IOM
07/02/20207N.N. (1 woman, 6 men)West Africa5 jumped into water out of despair, 2 died during journey on boat drifting south of Canary Islands (ES)Caminando/EFE/ElDiario/IOM
02/02/20202N.N. (women 15-25)unknownbodies found in river Evros near Gemistoi (GR) near border with TurkeyAthMag
02/02/20201N.N. (man)Bangladeshdied of hypothermia, found in a barn near Hacibey river in Derecik (TR) on Iraqi border; 3 survivedMilliyet/HaberT/IOM
01/02/20205N.N. (young adults)Algeria1 found in state of advanced decomposition, 4 missing off Mostaganem (DZ), tried to reach SpainElW/Oran/IOM
in Feb 201N.N. (young man, 20-25)unknownfrozen to death, body found in forest in Evros in north-eastern part of Greece near border with TurkeyAthMag
in Feb 201N.N.Algeriabody recovered on the coast of Kerkera, less than 10 km east of Collo (DZ), was on way to SpainElW
25/01/20205N.N.Syria/unknown3 drowned, 2 missing off the coast of Mersin (TR); 1 person rescuedTurkCoastG/IOM
23/01/20201N.N.unknowncar accident, vehicle overturned between Kavala and Amigdaleonas (GR), 8 survivorsKavala Web News/IOMGreece
21/01/20201N.N. (man, 28)Somaliafound dead inside his tent in clandestine migrant camp in Paris (FR); he was seeking asylumInfoMigrants
18/01/20201Vakhtang Enukidze (man, 38)Georgiadied in Gradisca (IT) after fight at detention centre; not clear if police beating or painkiller overdoseILP/TriestePrima/Giornale/UmanitaNova/Al
18/01/20201N.N. (young man)Syriastowaway, run over by train after falling off one near Thessaloniki Bridge (GR) on way to CentralEuropeKarfitsa/IOM
16/01/20201N.N. (man, 20)Yemenstabbed to death during an altercation at the overcrowded Moria refugee camp on Lesbos (GR)KI
15/01/20201N.N. (man, 20)Congodied in hospital 15 days after being stabbed in fight at overcrowded Moria refugee camp, Lesbos (GR)KI/InfoMigrants
12/01/20201Adal Debretsion (boy, 16)Eritreadied at Sabaa detention centre (Tripoli, LY) due to untreated illness; previously tried to cross to EUGuardian
12/01/20203N.N.unknownmissing off the coast of Sabratha (LY)IOMLibya
11/01/202029N.N. (incl. 2 women)unknown12 drowned, 17 missing when migrant boat sunk in Ionian Sea near Paxos island (GR); 21 rescuedAP/HelCoastG/IOM
11/01/20201N.N. (man)unknownshot by Libyan authorities after migrants were forcibly returned to Libya and refused to disembarkAlarmPhone/IOM
11/01/202011N.N. (1 baby; 7 children; 3 w)Syriadrowned when migrant boat sunk off the coast of Cesme (TR) on the way to Chios island (GR)Evrensel/IOM
10/01/2020252N.N. (incl. 1 child, 2 women)unknownmissing from 3 migrant boats between Libya and Italy; sent distress calls but fate remains unclearWatchthemed
09/01/202018N.N. (incl. 4 children, 5 women)unknownmissing at sea between Libya and Italy; after their distress call their boat was found emptyWatchthemed
08/01/20201N.N. (boy, 10)West Africastowaway, found dead at Paris Roissy airport (FR) in landing gear of plane from Abidjan (Ivory Coast)Anafe/JapanTimes/IOM
08/01/20201N.N. (newborn baby)Sub-Saharan Africaborn and died on boat with migrants from Africa found floating off Lanzarote, Canary islands (ES)France24/LeMatinCH/Cabildo/IOM
07/01/20201N.N. (man)unknownwent missing during rescue operation of migrant boat rowing from Tangier (MA) to Tarifa (ES)Watchthemed
06/01/20201N.N. (man, 31)Iranhung himself at detention centre in Moria (GR); held in isolation, no medical/psychosocial servicesLesvosLegal
06/01/20201N.N.unknownfound dead on a beach in Sirte (LY), unknown in which shipwreck they diedLR
06/01/202010N.N. (young adults)Algeriamissing from migrant boat on way from Cap Djinet, Boumerdes (DZ) to the Balearic Islands (ES)Ibiza/IOM
06/01/20201Addul Malik (young man)Algeriamissing from migrant boat on way from Cap Djinet, Boumerdes (DZ) to the Balearic Islands (ES)Ibiza/IOM
06/01/20201Omar (young man)Algeriamissing from migrant boat on way from Cap Djinet, Boumerdes (DZ) to the Balearic Islands (ES)Ibiza/IOM
06/01/20201Sufyan (young man)Algeriamissing from migrant boat on way from Cap Djinet, Boumerdes (DZ) to the Balearic Islands (ES)Ibiza/IOM
06/01/20201Jacob (young man)Algeriamissing from migrant boat on way from Cap Djinet, Boumerdes (DZ) to the Balearic Islands (ES)Ibiza/IOM
06/01/20201Bel Kaid (young man)Algeriamissing from migrant boat on way from Cap Djinet, Boumerdes (DZ) to the Balearic Islands (ES)Ibiza/IOM
06/01/20201Malek Mouzaid (young man)Algeriamissing from migrant boat on way from Cap Djinet, Boumerdes (DZ) to the Balearic Islands (ES)Ibiza/IOM
05/01/20205N.N. (1 boy, 4 men)unknowndrowned when migrant boat on way to Lesbos (GR) collided with coastguard off Bademli (TR)ABR/DailySabah/IOMTurkey
05/01/20201N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on a migrant boat sailing from Africa to Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)EP/EFE/CadSER/IOM
05/01/20201N.N. (man)unknownbody recovered in a state of advaned decay on Sidi Hssain beach in Tazaghine (MA)AMDH/Ariffino/IOM
04/01/20202N.N. (men)Algeria1 found dead, 1 jumped into water and went missing during rescue near Cartagena coast (ES)ElDiario/Cope/IOM
03/01/202015N.N. (incl. 3 women)unknown8 drowned, 7 missing after migrant boat sank off Fethiye (TR) trying to reach Rhodes (GR)LUISS/Watchthemed/KI/DefenceWeb/IOMT
01/01/20201Sid Ahmed Bendisari (man, 29)Algeriafell into a ravine of Monte Carso near Socerb Castle (SI) trying to cross border to Trieste (IT)LR/RAI/AlpMol/IOM
in Jan 204N.N.unknowndrowned when migrant boat sunk in the Aegean Sea between Izmir/Mugla (TR) and a Greek islandEvrensel
31/12/201945N.N.unknownmissing, fisherman saw migrant boat in distress departed from Khoms (LY), but it was never foundWatchthemed/AlarmPhone/Xinhua/IOM
30/12/201940N.Nl (incl. 1 child; 10 w (1 preg.))unknowndisappeared from boat in distress between Dakhla (Western Sahara) and Canary Islands (ES)Watchthemed/AlarmPhone/Caminando/IO
30/12/20191N.N. (man between 25-37)North Africadied of hypothermia, foud dead in boat off the coast of Algeria; 11 (including his brother) rescuedElW/IOM
30/12/20191N.N. (man 25-30)Morocco or Algeriadrowned, body with floats made of bottles around the waist found on Calamorcarro Beach, Ceuta (Spanish enclave)ElForoCeuta/El Pueblo de Ceuta/IOM
30/12/20191N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, body found floating at unspecified location off the coast of LibyaIOMLibya
28/12/20195N.N.unknowndrowned in the Evros River, trying to cross from Turkey to GreeceEFSYN/IOM
26/12/20197N.N.Pakistan/Bangladesh/Afghadrowned in Lake Van (TR) attempting to cross it after entering Turkey from Iran; 64 rescuedBBC/ElDiarioBol/IOM
26/12/20191N.N. (man, 29)Iraqhung himself in hallway of his hotel in Mouries, Kilkis (GR) that hosts hundreds of refugeesGreekForum
25/12/20191N.N. (man, 32)Afghanistanhung himself on a bridge near his hotel in Mouries, Kilkis (GR) that hosts hundreds of refugeesGreekForum
24/12/20191N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, body found floating in Strait of Gibraltar near El Sarchal, Ceuta (Spanish enclave)ElForoCeuta/IOM
23/12/20196N.N. (2 children, at least 2 w)unknown2 drowned, 4 missing after boat capsized in Danube river while trying to cross from Serbia into CroatiaWatchthemed/IOM
20/12/20191Ermiyas Urgessa (man, 28)Ethiopiadied on highway near Tournai (BE) trying to get to the UK; had wife & 4-year-old daughter in EthiopiaCMS/SudInfo/VivreIci/IOM
20/12/20191N.N. (woman)unknownbody found in advanced state of decay on road between Alexandroupolis/Kirkis (GR) near TR borderIeidiseis/IOM
18/12/20191Atif (man, 32)Pakistandrowned in Isonzo river between Gradisca and Sagrado (IT) while crossing the border from SloveniaLR/AlpMol/IOM
18/12/20194N.N. (3 women; young man)unknownpresumed drowned, bodies found on beach in Driouch region (MA)NadorCity/IOM
17/12/20196N.N.unknown1 died, 5 missing in the Alboran Sea off the coast of Motril, Granada (ES); 40 people rescuedRepublica/IOM
16/12/20197N.N.unknowndrowned in migrant shipwreck in the Alboran Sea off the coast of Morocco; 84 people rescuedElDiario/Watchthemed/IOM
16/12/20191N.N.unknowndied in a migrant boat travelling from Morocco to Alboran Island (ES); 72 other passengers rescuedElDiario/IOM
16/12/201956N.N. (incl. 9 women)unknowndisappeared on a migrant boat in distress in the Alboran Sea, between Morocco and SpainCaminando/IOM
16/12/201915N.N.Algeria1 drowned, 14 missing from boat, trying to reach Spain from Bou Sfer beach near Oran (DZ)ElW/Ref/Oran/IOM
16/12/20191Zakaria Ouilem (man, 28)Algeriadrowned trying to reach Spain from Bou Sfer beach, Oran (DZ); found off Sidi Fredj near AlgerElW/Ref/Oran/IOM
16/12/20191N.N. (woman, 41)Algeriadrowned trying to reach Spain from Bou Sfer beach, Oran (DZ); found on Manara beach in JijelElW/Ref/Oran/IOM
16/12/20191N.N. (boy, 17)Algeriamissing, tried to reach Spain from Bou Sfer beach, Oran (DZ), his mother also died in the shipwreckElW/Oran/IOM
16/12/20191Ouilem (man)Algeriamissing, tried to reach Spain from Bou Sfer beach, Oran (DZ), his brother also died in the sinkingElW/Oran/IOM
11/12/20191N.N. (man)Palestineelectrocuted while trying to climb train to Croatia after leaving Sid Reception Center (RS) father of 3Kitchen/IOMSerbia
10/12/20197N.N.unknown1 drowned, 6 missing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Maghdia, Tlemcen (DZ); 3 rescuedBilad
05/12/20191N.N. (woman, 27)Afghanistandied in fire in her unsafe container at Karatepe camp, Lesbos (GR); leaves behind husband & 3 childrenInfoMigrants/KI
04/12/2019100N.N. (incl. children and women)Gambia/Senegal63 drowned, 37 missing when boat from Gambia capsized off Mauritania on way to Canary Islands (ES)AlJazeera/DailyMail/AP/Dinheiro
04/12/20191Tida Gomez (woman, 29)Gambiadrowned with her child when boat from Gambia capsized off Mauritania on way to Canary Islands (ES)Aljazeera/AP
04/12/20191Gomez (child, 2)Gambiadrowned with mother when boat from Gambia capsized off Mauritania on way to Canary Islands (ES)Aljazeera/AP
04/12/20191Amie Dubio (woman, 21)Gambiadrowned when boat from Barra (Gambia) capsized off Mauritania on way to Canary Islands (ES)Aljazeera
04/12/20191Jatta Mbye (boy, 17)Gambiadrowned when boat from Barra (Gambia) capsized off Mauritania on way to Canary Islands (ES)Aljazeera
04/12/20191Sofiatou Barry (woman, 18)Gambiadrowned when migrant boat from Gambia capsized off Mauritania on way to Canary Islands (ES)Aljazeera/AP
04/12/20191N.N.Sub-Saharan Africabody found in Bouyafar area (MA) not far from the seaAMDHNador/IOM
in Dec 192N.N.unknownfell, bodies found in Una-Sana canton (Bosnia and Herzegovina) near Croatian borderIOM
in Dec 196N.N. (2 women, 4 men)Africa/unknowndied of hypothermia in Evros region while trying to cross Greek/Turkish border, between 5-8 Dec. 19LeFigaro/ViceGR
in Dec 193N.N.unknowncar accident in Una-Sana Canton (Bosnia and Herzegovina)IOM
in Dec 191N.N.unknowndrowned, body found in Una-Sana Canton (Bosnia and Herzegovina)IOM
29/11/201970N.N. (incl. 10 children, 4 preg. w.)unknowndisappeared from migrant boat in distress between Libya and Italy; fate of boat unclearWatchthemed/AlarmPhone/IOM
28/11/20192N.N. (men)Syriacar accident, died being locked in trunk of the car near Vrhnika (SI) on way to Italy; 5 survivedTotSloveniaNews/Avenir/Orient/IOMSloven
28/11/20193N.N.unknownmissing at sea off the coast of Libya, as reported by survivors disembarked at Al Hamidya (LY)IOMLibya
26/11/201973N.N. (incl. 3 children, 20 women)unknown3 drowned, 70 missing when migrant boat sunk in Alboran Sea on way from Al Hoceima (MA) to SpainWatchthemed/Caminando/EurPress/IOM
26/11/201923N.N.unknown4 drowned, 19 missing in migrant shipwreck off the coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 58 rescuedCaminando/IOM
23/11/20191N.N. (man 30-35)unknownlifeless naked body found by passer-by in forest near Kotronias Soufli (GR) near Turkish borderEEvros.gr/IOM
23/11/201926N.N. (15 women, 11 men)Eritrea/Morocco/Algeria/Nig7 drowned, 19 missing, boat from Zuwara (LY) sank off Isola dei Conigli, Lampedusa (IT); 149 rescuedItCoastG/RaRa/CourrierInt/IOMItaly
23/11/201913N.N.unknownmissing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Zuwara (LY); 47 people rescuedIOMLibya
22/11/20196N.N.unknownbodies washed ashore on Qasr Al Akhyar, east of Tripoli (LY)IOMLibya
21/11/201994N.N. (incl. chn, 13 w (3 preg.))unknowndisappeared on a migrant boat in distress in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and ItalyWatchthemed/AlarmPhone
20/11/201970N.N. (incl. 15 children, 5 women)unknown6 drowned, 63 missing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Libya; 30 people rescued by fishermenWatchthemed/AlarmPhone/IOM
16/11/20191N.N. (man)unknownhit by train while walking on the rail tracks near Soufli (GR) close to Turkish borderKI/IOM
11/11/20194N.N.unknowndrowned when boat capsized, trying to cross Danube river to Croatia near Apatin (RS); 6 survivedANSA/EFE/IOM
08/11/20191N.N. (man, 20)Syriadied getting lost in woods in Iliza Bistrica (Sl) near Trieste (IT) trying to cross border avoiding policeInternazionale/Trieste/IOM
08/11/20191N.N. (man, 19)Tunisiafound dead in bed at detention centre of Vincennes, Paris (FR), had been taking medication and drugsInfoMigrants
08/11/20191N.N. (boy)unknownstowaway, fell from roof of cargo truck which entered a ferry to Europe in Port of Melilla (Spanish enclave)GranadaHoy/IOM
08/11/20192N.N. (men, between 18-30)unknowndied of hypothermia, bodies found outside Korymbos, Evros region (GR)VICE/KI/SolSPace/IOM
08/11/20192N.N. (men, between 18-30)unknowndied of hypothermia, bodies found in wild terrain in Evros region (GR)VICE/KI/SolSPace/IOM
08/11/20192N.N. (women, between 18-30)Africadied of hypothermia, bodies found near river Evros outside of Gemisti (GR), near Turkish borderVICE/KI/SolSPace/IOM
07/11/20191N.N. (young man)Moroccofound floating in sea attached to a kayak between Al Hoceim&Chefchaouen (MA) was on way to SpainAMDHNador/IOM
06/11/201911N.N.Morocco9 drowned, 2 missing on way from Agadir (MA) to Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain); 4 rescuedLV/ElDia/CEAR/IOM
06/11/20191L.T. (man, 29)Moroccodrowned with 11 others on the way from Agadir (MA) to Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain)CEAR
03/11/20191N.N. (boy)Ghanamissing when migrants jumped off their rescue ship when Libyan vessel approached and fired in the airFlavio/IOM
03/11/20191N.N.unknowncar accident on Egnatia-Odos highway near Thessaloniki (GR; 5 survivedIOMGreece
01/11/20192N.N. (2 men)unknownfound dead in Tyrrhenian Sea off Tertenia, Sardinia (IT) on small boat that had been drifting for daysRepubblica/VoxNews/SardiniaP/IOM
01/11/20191N.N. (man, 24)Nigeriadied of smoke inhalation after lighting fire in tent of maskeshift camp in Calais (FR)SocialistWorker/CMS/ChooseLove
01/11/20191N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, body found floating off the coast of Tobruk (LY)IOMLibya
in Nov 191N.N. (baby girl, 9 months)Congodied of fever and dehydration at the notorious Moria refugee camp on Lesbos island (GR)MSF/InfoMigrants/Euronews/MRAP/AA
31/10/20192N.N. (men)unknowndrowned near Vukovci (SI) while trying to cross Kolpa river to reach CroatiaABC/STA/IOM
29/10/20195N.N.unknowndrowned, 4 bodies found, fell from boat heading from Morocco to Canary Islands (ES); 29 survivedEPress/EFE/IOM
26/10/20191N.N. (boy, 13)Moroccostowaway, crushed by truck attempting to cling to the undercarriage in Nador (MA) on way to SpainAMDHumainsNador/FaroCeuta/Ariffino/IO
26/10/20191N.N.unknownmissing from a migrant boat rescued by NGO off the Libyan coast; 91 people rescuedWatchthemed
23/10/20191Nguyen Huy Phong (man, 35)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Pham Thi Tra My (woman, 26)Vietnamfound dead with 38 others in refrigerated lorry in Purfleet (GB) that travelled from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Guardian
23/10/20191Nguyen Dinh Luong (man, 20)Vietnamfound dead with 38 others in refrigerated lorry in Purfleet (GB) that travelled from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Guardian
23/10/20191Nguyen Dinh Tu (man, 26)Vietnamfound dead with 38 others in refrigerated lorry in Purfleet (GB) that travelled from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Xinhua/Guardian
23/10/20191Le Van Ha (man, 30)Vietnamfound dead with 38 others in refrigerated lorry in Purfleet (GB) that travelled from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Guardian
23/10/20191Bui Thi Nhung (woman, 19)Vietnamfound dead with 38 others in refrigerated lorry in Purfleet (GB) that travelled from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/TheJournal/Guardian
23/10/20191Tran Thi Tho (woman, 21)Vietnamfound dead with 38 others in refrigerated lorry in Purfleet (GB) that travelled from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Guardian
23/10/20193N.N. (1 child, 3; 2 men)unknown1 drowned, 2 missing when migrant boat from Turkey collided with Greek coastguard near Kos islandTelegraaf
23/10/20191Vo Nhan Du (man, 19)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Tran Manh Hung (man, 37)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Tran Khanh Tho (woman, 18)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Vo Van Linh (woman, 25)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Van Nhan (man, 33)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Bui Phan Thang (man, 37)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Huy Hung (boy, 15)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Vo Ngoc Nam (man, 28)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Tran Thi Ngoc (man, 19)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Van Hung (man, 33)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Hoang Van Tiep (man, 18)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Cao Tien Dung (man, 37)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Cao Huy Thanh (man, 33)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Tran Thi Mai Nhung (man, 18)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Minh Quang (man, 20)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Le Trong Thanh (man, 44)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Pham Thi Ngoc Oanh(woman, 28)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Hoang Van Hoi (man, 24)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Tho Tuan (man, 25)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Dang Huu Tuyen (woman, 22)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Trong Thai (man, 26)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Van Hiep (man, 24)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Thi Van (man, 35)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Tran Hai Loc (man, 35)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Duong Minh Tuan (man, 27)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Ngoc Ha (woman, 32)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Tien Dung (man, 33)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Phan Thi Thanh (man, 41)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nguyen Ba Vu Hung (man, 34)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Dinh Dinh Thai Quyen (man, 18)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Dinh Dinh Binh (boy, 15)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Tran Ngoc Hieu (boy, 17)Vietnamfound dead in refrigerated lorry trailer in Purfleet (GB) that had arrived by sea from Zeebrugge (BE)BBC/Breitbart/DailyMail/VK/BlitzBG/LV/Gua
23/10/20191Nixon (man, 34)Sri Lankacommitted suicide at the open centre of Lanaken (Belgium)CMS
19/10/201957N.N. (incl. 10 men)unknownmissing off the coast of Tripoli (LY)IOM
15/10/20194N.N.unknowndrowned trying to reach Italy from Zuwara (LY); 89 others were rescued off the coast of TunisiaSafa/IOMTunisia
14/10/20191N.N. (young man, 22)Iraqdrowned, body found on beach near Le Touquet, Pas-de-Calais (FR), was on way to EnglandFrancetvinfo/Le Monde/IOM
14/10/20191N.N. (boy, 17 )Kurdistan-Iraqdrowned, body found on beach near Le Touquet, Pas-de-Calais (FR), was on way to EnglandFrancetvinfo/Le Monde/IOM
14/10/20192N.N. (1 baby; 1 child)unknown1 drowned, 1 missing, when boat sank off the coast of Alt?nova (TR) on way to Greece; 33 survivedIOMTurkey/TurkCoastG/AA/Watchthemed
14/10/201980N.N.unknowndisappeared on a migrant boat in distress that left from Sabratha (LY)Watchthemed
12/10/20191N.N. (young man)unknownstowaway, found electrocuted near railway station in Gevgelija (MK), died 11 days later in hospitalIOMNorthMacedonia
09/10/20191N.N. (man)unknownfound dead in abandoned camp trailer used by migrants in Osmanagici (Bosnia, near Croatian border)Pogled/Medium/Dnevni avaz/IOM
09/10/20193N.N.unknowncar accident, traffickers' car on way from Turkey to Greece crashed and fell off a cliff near Areti (GR)KI/IOM Greece
07/10/201930N.N. (incl 8 ch.; 13 w.(incl pregn))Tunisia/Ivory Coast/Burkina13 drowned, 17 missing when migrant boat from Tunisia sank near Lampedusa (IT); 22 survivorsVOA/DW/AVV/TheJournal/IOMItaly
04/10/20191N.N. (boy, 6)Sub-Saharan Africadied of hypothermia during medical evacuation after being rescued in Alboran Sea (ES); 65 survivedHelenaMaleno/EFE/EPress/IOM
03/10/20191Omar (man, 35)Chaddied of illness in improvised migrant camp in the Jeanne-Bernard school in Saint-Herblain (FR)OuestFrance
01/10/20192N.N. (men)unknowndrowned in Sot Lake, Sid, Vojvodina (Serbian/Croatian border), were registered at reception centreTelegraf/IOM
in Oct 191N.N. (man)Syriafound dead in river along the Croatian-Bosnian border, signs of violence on bodyMedium
30/09/20191N.N. (man)Pakistandrowned trying to swim across the Korana river from Bosnia to Croatia, found in village Crnaja (BA)Klix/Medium/IOM
29/09/20197N.N. (incl. 1 newborn, 2 chn, 1 w)Afghanistan/unknowndied in fire at Moria reception centre in Lesbos (GR), incl. newborn and mother who had just given birthDW/InfoMigrants/KTG/Topontiki/MigSol/VK
28/09/201950N.N. (incl 1 woman, 6 man)Morocco12 drowned, 38 missing when migrant boat sunk in Atlantic Ocean between Casablanca (MA) & SpainInfoMigrants/Reuters/IOM/Caminando
26/09/20197N.N. (men)Algeriamissing from an overturned migrant boat off the coast of Alicante (ES); 3 people rescuedDiarioInfo/IOM
25/09/20191N.N. (young man)Algeriacommitted suicide at the asylum reception centre of Perreux, Boudry (CH)ArcInfo/MigSol
24/09/20194N.N.Syriavehicle accident, military truck carrying Syrians to be deported fell out of control near Reyhanl? (TR)HurriyetDN/CNNTurk/IOM
24/09/20191N.N. (boy, 5)Afghanistandied run over by truck while playing in cardboard box around Moria refugee camp (Lesbos, Greece)MRAP/VK
19/09/20191N.N. (man)Sudanshot by stray bullet of Libyan Coast Guard when migrants returned to shore in Tripoli (LY) tried to fleeIOM/InfoMigrants
19/09/20191N.N.unknownstabbed to death during a fight in Vu?jak migrant camp near Biha? (Bosnia, near Croatian border)AP
19/09/20191A. I. (man, 23)Pakistanhit by train while walking on rail tracks near Gradsko (MK) on way to SerbiaGulfNews/IOM
18/09/20194N.N.unknownmissing after a migrant boat sank near Djerba (TN); 6 people rescuedAlarmPhone/IOMTunisia
18/09/20191Helal Ali Mohammed Alhajj (m,24)Yemendrowned travelling by boat from Morocco to Melilla (Spanish enclave), was Kung Fu Olympic athletePublico/Uprising
17/09/201914N.N.unknownmissing after a migrant boat sank near Sfax (TN); 9 people rescuedAlarmPhone/IOMTunesia
17/09/20195N.N.Moroccopresumed drowned, boat capsized north of Cap Falcon (DZ) on the way to Spain; 8 survivedAMDH/ElW/IOM
17/09/20191Labiad Mohammed (young man)Moroccodrowned, boat capsized north of Cap Falcon (DZ) on the way to Spain; 8 survivedAMDH/ElW/IOM
17/09/20191Saada Abdelwahed (young man)Moroccopresumed drowned, boat capsized north of Cap Falcon (DZ) on the way to Spain; 8 survivedAMDH/ElW/IOM
17/09/20191Azzi Abdessalam (young man)Moroccopresumed drowned, boat capsized north of Cap Falcon (DZ) on the way to Spain; 8 survivedAMDH/ElW/IOM
13/09/20194N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, jumped in sea trying to reach Sicily (IT) after boat engine broke; 1 rescuedANSA/IOMItaly
12/09/20191Oscar Okwurime (man, 34)Nigeriadied at Harmondsworth detention centre (GB), health issues worsened due to stress and were ignoredIndependent/AlJazeera/Guardian
12/09/20191N.N. (young man)unknowncar accident, car crashed into vehicle which was boarding migrants near Komotini (GR); 8 survivedKI/Voria/IOMGreece
11/09/20191N.N. (man)Moroccodied upon arrival in Manilva (ES) after sustaining severe injuries during boat journey from MoroccoIndependiente
11/09/20191Mohamed Ataif (man, 24)Sudansuicide in Mammagialla prison (Viterbo, IT); bureaucracy made contact from friends & family impossibleFanpage
07/09/20191N.N. (man)Africadied of head injury, body found on bank of river Dora in Bardonecchia (IT) near French borderLRT/CDS/LR/IOM
06/09/20191N.N. (woman, 65)unknowndied during crossing from Turkey, found in boat during rescue near Kokkari, Samos (GR); 13 rescuedKI/IOMGreece
05/09/20191Morad Zahmari (man, 27)Moroccomissing in Alboran Sea after leaving for Spain with 3 friends on a jet-ski from Bouyafar (MA)FaroCeuta/LV/DeadMA
05/09/20191Abdelouahab Allali (man, 24)Moroccomissing in Alboran Sea after leaving for Spain with 3 friends on a jet-ski from Bouyafar (MA)FaroCeuta/LV/DeadMA
05/09/20191Noureddine Allali (man, 31)Moroccomissing in Alboran Sea after leaving for Spain with 3 friends on a jet-ski from Bouyafar (MA)FaroCeuta/LV/DeadMA
05/09/20191Salih Zahaf (man, 30)Moroccomissing in Alboran Sea after leaving for Spain with 3 friends on a jet-ski from Bouyafar (MA)FaroCeuta/LV/DeadMA
03/09/201915N.N. (15 young people)Algeriadrowned, Algerian small boat capsized after 5 days drifting at sea near Cabo de Gata (ES); 2 rescuedRodrigo/VozAlm/ElW/IOM/El Diario
01/09/20191Mohamed (Chauni) M. (boy, 17)Moroccodied of Cardiac arrest in hospital, found unconscious by friends in Port of Ceuta (Spanish enclave) on way to EuropeFaroCeuta/IOM
in Sep 191N.N. (boy)unknowndied as he tried to hang on to a bus heading to Melilla (Spanish enclave) from MoroccoFaroCeuta
31/08/201923N.N.unknownmissing on a migrant boat that left the African coast to reach the Canary Islands (ES)WatchTheMed
29/08/201924N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa, Moroccmissing, boat shipwrecked near Entrifit (MA) on way to the Canary Islands; 9 people rescuedWatchTheMed/Al Yaoum/AlarmPhone/IOM
29/08/20191Tusar Al-Amin (man)Bangladeshdrowned, boat shipwrecked near Dakhla (MA) on way to the Canary IslandsCaminando
27/08/201940N.N. (incl child, woman, 3 men)Sudan/Somalia/Morocco/Eg5 drowned, 35 missing when migrant ship sank off Al-Khums (LY) on way to Italy; 65 rescuedDemNow/EUObserver/NewDailyAU/InfoMig
26/08/20196N.N. (men)Pakistan/Egyptdied in car crash when traffickers tried to avoid police in northeastern Greece near Turkish borderSpiegel/KI/IOMGreece
25/08/20191N.N. (woman)Afghanistandied after trafficker panicked in police chase & drove van into Kupa River (HR) on way to SloveniaInfoMigrants/IOM/Vijesti
25/08/20191Reza Ebrahimi (boy, 15)Afghanistandied from knife wounds in fight at overcrowded Moria reception centre, Lesbos (GR); 2 others injuredSting/MRAP
23/08/20191Massoud (man, 48)Iraqdrowned, tried to swim from FR to GB, failed to get asylum in DE; found floating near Zeebrugge (BE)Spiegel/Tijd/NOS/Parool/CMS/Ouest-Franc
23/08/20191N.N. (20, man)Bangladeshvehicle accident, van coming from Greece collided then caught fire near Demir Kapija (MK); 12 survivedIndependentBD/IOMMacedonia
22/08/20194N.N. (incl 1 man)Maghreb1 drowned, 3 missing in migrant shipwreck off Linea de la Concepcion, Cadiz (ES); 7 people rescuedCanalSur/ElForoCeuta/ABC/VozSur
20/08/20191N.N.unknowndrowned in the Drina river near Banja Kovilja?a (RS) while trying to cross from Serbia into BosniaWatchthemed
19/08/20191N.N. (man, 20s)Romaniafound dead in his bed at the detention centre of Vincennes, Paris (FR), had possibly been taking drugsInfoMigrants
18/08/2019100N.N.unknownmissing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Tripoli (LY); 3 people rescuedWatchTheMed/InfoMigrants
12/08/201913N.N. (incl pregnant woman)Ghana/Ethiopia/Somaliamissing, died of hunger & thirst as boat from Libya was ignored drifting at sea for 11 days; 1 survivorTimesM/Ya.I/IOMMalta
12/08/20191Ismail (man, 20)Somaliadied of hunger and thirst, found on dinghy from Libya after it was ignored drifting for 11 daysTimesM/Ya.I/IOMMalta
09/08/20191Mitra Mehrad (woman, 31)Irandrowned while trying to save a baby from her dinghy, crossing the Channel from France to the UKKM/InfoMigrants/Hln/VK/CMS/IsleofThanet
05/08/20191Hisham Mustafa (young man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Azmarin (SY), attempted to return after being deported from TRNewArab/SyrOb/IOM
05/08/20192N.N. (1 baby, 5 mo.; 1 man, 30)unknowndrowned, fell from boat during 2 day journey between Libya and Lampedusa (IT); 49 rescuedANSA/IOMItaly
in aug 194N.N. (3 children, 1 woman)unknownmother & 2 kids drowned, 1 kid missing in the Evros River near Tychero (GR, near Turkish border)SydHerald
31/07/20191N.N. (young man)unknownhit by train as he was sleeping on the tracks near Bihac (Bosnia and Herzegovina)AP/ANSA/IOM
25/07/2019177N.N.Eritrea/Sub-Saharan Africa/62 drowned, 115 missing when ship capsized off Al-Khums (LY) on way to Italy; 145 people rescuedReuters/Telegraph/NYTimes/BBC/InfoMigra
23/07/20191N.N. (man, 30)North Africafound floating in the sea off coast of Tarajal, Ceuta (Spanish enclave); tried to swim from MoroccoMUGAK/LV
23/07/20191N.N. (child)Iraqmissing when migrant boat tried to reach Kos island (GR) from Bodrum (TR); 8 people rescuedMUGAK/LV
22/07/20191Saber (young man)Algeriapresumed drowned, disappeared while swimming around border fence between Morocco/Ceuta (Spanish enclave)FaroCeuta/IOM
20/07/20191N.N. (man)unknownhit by train near Xanthi (GR) while walking along Thessaloniki-Alexandroupolis railway; 2 survivedRSA/EFSYN/IOM
18/07/201916N.N. (5 children; 6 women; 6 m)unknownvan accident, 16-person minibus appeared to ride 67 people, driver lost control in Eastern TurkeyDailySabah/Orient/IOM
15/07/20191Marouane Abouobaida (man, 23)Moroccosuicide in isolation cell of detention centre in Valencia (ES); had medical issues due to aggressionLevanteEMV
08/07/20191Geri (man, 25)Eritreadied when jumping off a truck on the highway near Brugge (Belgium) in fear when the police arrivedCMS/VoiceOut
06/07/20191Kouadio (man, 21)Ivory Coastdrowned off the port of Grande-Synthe (FR), probably tried to swim or fell off a boat to the UKCMS
03/07/201981N.N. (incl 1 child, 4 woman, 9 m)unknown1 died in hospital, 80 missing after a migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea near Zarzis (TN)AlarmPhone/IOMTunesia
03/07/20191N.N. (man)unknowndied in Central Mediterranean, rescuers recovered his life jacket at sea and gave it as gift to the PopeRiformista
02/07/201960N.N. (incl. small children & 20 w)unknownmissing from migrant boat off Zawiya (LY) in distress shortly after departure; fate never establishedWatchthemed
01/07/20191Ilias Tahiri (man, 18)Moroccosuffocated when restrained for being violent in juvenile detention centre of Tierra de Oria, Almeria (ES)MUGAK/EP/LV/Publico
in Jul 191N.N. (man)Iraqdied hit by car on the highway to Grande-Synthe (FR), probably wanted to clandestinely reach UKCMS
30/06/20191Mario Mokake (man, 30)Cameroondrowned near Fribourg (CH) after leaving the migrant centre of Biella (IT) to look for workEcoBiella/LRT
30/06/20191N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, fell frozen from landing gear of Kenya Airways flight to Heathrow Airport London (GB)BBC/NYTimes/IOM
21/06/20191N.N. (man)unknownhit by train, near Greek border in Demir Kapija (North-Macedonia) at the train line Gevgelija-SkopjeIOMMacedonia
20/06/20191E.T. (man, 25)Tunisiahit by pick up truck while sleeping at side of the road in Eskikoy (TR) on way to Greece; 2 survivedHurGaz/IOM
18/06/201922N.N. (boys, men)Gambia/Senegal/Guinea/Ivodrowned in migrant shipwreck in Alboran Sea near Morocco on way to Spain, nobody came to rescueMUGAK/LV/ElDiario/EP/HelenaMaleno/AP/
17/06/201912N.N.unknowndrowned after migrant boat sank between Bodrum (TR) and Kos (GR); 31 people rescuedReuters
17/06/20191N.N. (man)unknownbody found by border guards in the Kupa river near Breg (SI) near Croatian border24ur/IOMSlovenia
14/06/20191Sajid Hussain (man)Pakistansuicide by drowning in Isonzo River (Italian/Slovenian border), he was waiting for voluntary repatriationAlpMol
12/06/20197N.N. (incl 5 men)unknown3 died, 4 missing from boat from Morocco adrift in raging Alboran Sea south of Motril, Granada (ES)ElDiario/SUR/AndaluciaInfo/IOM
11/06/20197N.N. (incl 2 children, 1 man)unknowndrowned after migrant boat sank on the way from Turkey to Lesbos (GR); 57 people rescuedKI/IOMGreece
09/06/20191Al Hassane Bah (man)Guineadied of lack of access to medical help in Afrah Camp near Nador (MA)AMDH/IOM
07/06/20191Aminullah W. (man, 18)Afghanistansuicide, threw himself in front of train; being left to himself after turning 18 added to existing traumasWOZ
07/06/20191Iftikar Y. (young man)Afghanistandied run over by freight train when he ran after his friend to prevent him from committing suicideWOZ
07/06/20191N.N. (man)unknownbody recovered in state of decomposition on El Kef Lasfar beach, Sidi Lakhdar, Mostaganem (DZ)Oran/Ref/ElW/LibAlgerie
07/06/20191N.N. (man, 30s)unknownbody recovered in state of decomposition on Chaabet Nacira beach, Mazaghran, Mostaganem (DZ)Oran/Ref/ElW/LibAlgerie
07/06/20191N.N. (woman, 20s)unknownbody recovered in state of decomposition on Petit-Port beach, Sidi Lakhdar, Mostaganem (DZ)Oran/Ref/ElW/LibAlgerie
02/06/201922N.N. (incl 1 child; 1 woman)unknown2 drowned, 20 missing, boat capsized off the coast of Garaboli, Libya on way to Italy; 73 rescuedIOMLibya
29/05/20191N.N. (girl, 5)unknowndied on a boat in distress in the Mediterranean between Libya and Italy; 90-100 people rescued lateWatchthemed
25/05/20191N.N. (man, 20s)Afghanistanhung himself in makeshift camp in Strasbourg (FR) after desperately seeking help for his basic needsDNAfr
23/05/20195N.N. (men)unknownmissing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of LibyaIOMLibya
22/05/20193N.N. (women, 1 pregnant)unknowndrowned, in Strait of Gibraltar near Larache (MA) on way to Cadiz (ES), bodies not found; 69 rescuedEl Diario/HelenaMaleno/Caminando/IOM
22/05/20192N.N. (men 20-30)Afghanistansuffocated, found unconsious inside tank-truck in Futog, Novi Sad (RS), died in hospitalIOM Serbia/Novosti/Blic
21/05/20191N.N.Cameroondied on boat in distress off the coast of Cap Spartel (MA) trying to reach Spain; 8 people rescuedWatchthemed
21/05/20191N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africastowaway, truck smashed his head while he tried to climb under it in the port of Tangier (MA)Maghress/IOM
20/05/20191Mulue (man)Eritreadied after jumping off truck on highway between Calais & Dunkirk (FR), probably wanted to reach UKVoixDuNord/CMS/IOM
16/05/201960N.N.unknownmissing from migrant boat in distress on the way from Zawiyah (LY), fate of boat never establishedWatchthemed
16/05/20195N.N.unknowndied when a truck full of migrants overturned on the Van-Ercis highway in Turkey, near Iranian borderHaberler/Urdu/IOM
15/05/20193N.N. (baby, 1; woman; man)unknown2 drowned, 1 missing from boat that arrived in Arguineguin, Canary Islands (ES) from MoroccoMUGAK/ElDia/IOM
13/05/20195N.N.Syriamissing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Chekka (Lebanon) on the way to Cyprus; 3 survivorsAP/DailyStarLB
11/05/20191N.N. (woman, 31)Nigeriadied in refugee centre in Regensburg (DE), riot broke out when authorities came to collect the bodyNTV
10/05/201970N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa3 drowned, 67 missing when ship from Zuwara (LY) to Italy sank near Kerkennah (TN); 16 rescuedReuters/CNN/Guardian/SeaWatch/IOMTun
08/05/20191N.N.unknownfound dead on the Tinajo coast of Lanzarote, tried to reach the Canary Islands (ES) from MoroccoMUGAK
03/05/201912N.N. (incl 4 women; 5 children)unknowndrowned, 3 missing, boat sunk near uninhabited island of Ciplak (TR) on way to Greece; 5 rescuedAnsamed/IOMTurkey
02/05/20194N.N.unknowndrowned, boat missing for several days near El Estrecho (ES) in the Strait of Gibraltar; 8 rescuedEl Diario/IOM
01/05/20191N.N. (pregnant woman)Senegaldrowned, during rescue operation near Cape Espartel (MA) trying to cross to Spain; 4 rescuedEl Diario/HelenaMaleno/IOM/Watchthemed
01/05/20198N.N. (1 woman; 7 men)Senegaldrowned in Strait of Gibraltar near Tangiers (MA) on way to Spain, came from same village; 3 rescuedAlarmPhone/APnews/IOM/Watchthemed
in May 192N.N. (incl baby, 1 y.)unknownfound dead on the coast of Mogan in Gran Canaria, tried to reach the Canary Islands form MoroccoMUGAK
in May 193N.N.unknowndied when candle caused fire in abandoned building where they sheltered on Bosnian-Croatian borderInfoMigrants
in May 191N.N. (man)unknowndied when he fell from the top floor of a building he was sheltering in on the Bosnian-Croatian borderInfoMigrants
in May 191N.N. (man)unknownsuicide, set himself on fire in desperation on the Bosnian-Croatian borderInfoMigrants
29/04/20191Soufian Chaikh (man, 24)Moroccostabbed to death by refugee who wanted to rob him in the Port of Ceuta (Spanish enclave), trying to cross to SpainFaroCeuta/EPress/IOM
22/04/20194N.N.unknowndrowned, after the wreck of a boat in the Strait of Gibraltar near Fnideq (MA); 9 people rescuedEl Diario/HelenaMaleno/IOM
19/04/20193N.N. (3 men)unknowndied of hypothermia, tried to cross Iranian-Turkish border in heavy snow, found near Ba?kale (TR)DailySabah/IOM
17/04/20191Amaneal (man, 33)Ethiopiafound dead on a railway at Silly (Belgium), probably tried to reach the UK clandestinelyCMS
12/04/20192N.N. (2 men)unknowndied of hypothermia, tried to cross Iranian-Turkish border in heavy snow, found near Ba?kale (TR)CNNTurk/Haber7/Takvim/IOM
10/04/20198N.N.unknownmissing, fell from migrant boat in distress off the coast of Libya/Tunisia; 28 survivors taken to LibyaWatchthemed
07/04/20191N.N. (boy, 8)Syriabody found on boat off the coast of Dikili (TR) on way to Lesbos (GR); 41 people rescuedIOMTurkey
07/04/20191N.N. (men)unknownpresumed drowned, body washed ashore on Afantou beach on the Island of Rhodes (GR)KI/HelCoastG/IOMGreece
07/04/20191N.N. (men)unknownpresumed drowned, body washed ashore on Faliraki beach on the Island of Rhodes (GR)KI/HelCoastG/IOMGreece
06/04/20191N.N. (men)unknownpresumed drowned, body washed ashore on Afantou beach on the Island of Rhodes (GR)KI/HelCoastG/IOMGreece
05/04/20191Hala Muhsin Sawan (girl, 9)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Bab al-Hawa (SY); mother and 2 siblings survivedNewArab/SOHR/IOM
02/04/20191N.N. (aged woman)unknownfound dead near tent in unofficial migrant camp area, in between two highway arms in Paris (FR)SMWilson
01/04/201950N.N. (children; women; men)unknownpresumed drowned, rubber boat disappeared off coast of Zuwara (LY), coastguard refused actionAlarmPhone/Sea-Eye/Avenire/IOM/Watchth
01/04/20191N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied of hypothermia, in Port of Tarifa (ES) after boat being rescued in Strait of Gibraltar; 12 survivedEuropaSur/ABC/IOM
31/03/20191N.N. (man)unknownfell from vehicle driving on Udovo-Demir Kapija road near North Macedonian-Greek border; 14 survivedIOM
31/03/20191N.N. (young man)Algeriafell into 70 meter deep karst cave in forest near Javornik (HR) comming from Bosnia-HerzegovinaNoviList/GSS/Lika/PoliceLika
29/03/20191N.N.unknowndrowned in the Evros River near Feres (GR), trying to cross Turkish-Greek borderIOM
28/03/20192N.N. (2 men)unknowndrowned, bodies recovered off the coast of Chios (GR); 36 people rescuedHelCoastG/IOM
27/03/20191Ali Reza (man, 18)Afghanistansuicide in shelter for unaccompanied minor asylum seekers in Geneva (CH), bad housing conditionsVivre/RTS/Le Courrier/TribuneGeneve
26/03/20194N.N. (1 baby; 3 women)Afghanistan, Irandrowned when migrant ship sank on the way from Ayvacik (TR) to Lesbos (GR); 11 rescuedReuters/DailySabah/HurriyetDN/ArabNews
26/03/20191N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, found floating in advanced state of decomposition in sea in Tarajal area of Ceuta (Spanish enclave)FaroCeuta/Ceutaaldia/El Pueblo de Ceuta/
26/03/20191N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, found dead on a beach in Azla (MA), probably tried to reach SpainFaroCeuta
26/03/20191N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, found in advanced state of decomposition on beach near Tetouan, Strait of Gibraltar (MA)El Pueblo de Ceuta/IOM
23/03/20195N.N. (5 young men)Tunisiamissing after migrant boat sank on the way from Mahdia (TN) to ItalyTNnum/Kapitalis/IOM/Shems
23/03/20191Ons Zaouali (woman, 26)Tunisiadrowned in shipwreck on way from Mahdia (TN) to Italy; 3 other dead, 5 missing incl. her brotherTNnum/Kapitalis/IOM/Shems
23/03/20191Hanen Saidi (woman, 26)Tunisiadrowned in shipwreck on way from Mahdia (TN) to ItalyTNnum/Kapitalis/IOM
23/03/20191Ftima (woman, 26)Tunisiadrowned in shipwreck on way from Mahdia (TN) to ItalyKapitalis/IOM
23/03/20191Hamza Ben Nasr (man, 26)Tunisiadrowned in shipwreck on way from Mahdia (TN) to ItalyTNnum/Kapitalis/IOM
23/03/201941N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, no rescue operation after boat sent message of help of coast of Sabratha (LY)IOMItaly/TPInews/Flavio/Mediterranea Res
21/03/20191Sylla Noumo (man, 32)Senegaldied in fire at new government-built migrant tent camp of San Ferdinando (IT)InfoMigrants
19/03/20198N.N. (incl 1 baby; 1 pregnant w.)unknown2 drowned, 6 missing when migrant ship capsized very soon upon leaving coast of Sabratha (LY)Ansamed/Libyan Express
18/03/20193N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on boat in distress in Alboran Sea off coast of Nador (MA); 53 people rescuedHuffPostMaghreb/HelenaMaleno/IOM
17/03/201919N.N.Moroccomissing in migrant shipwreck off coast of Sidi Warzeg (MA), were trying to reach Canary IslandsHams/Zoubeidi/IOM
14/03/201945N.N. (incl girl, 14; 6 w.(incl preg))Comoros, Congo, Mali, Mau1 died, 44 missing in shipwreck off coast of Bouyafar (MA) on way to Spain; 22 people rescuedAP/DailyMail/EPress/ElDiario/WatchTheMe
12/03/20193N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)Sub-Saharan Africadied in Zintan detention centre (LY) due to lack of food and medical treatmentInfoMigrants
10/03/20191N.N. (girl 4-6)unknowndrowned, headless body found on Vatera beach, Lesbos (GR)HelCoastG/IOMGreece
10/03/20191N.N. (woman)unknowndrowned, body found in rocky shore area near Agios Theodoros, Akra Korakas, Lesbos (GR)HelCoastG/IOMGreece
08/03/20191Adam Usman Kiyar (man, 20)Ethiopiacrushed between pallets in trailer of truck, probably during displacement at port of Calais (FR)VoixDuNord/IOM/Parisien/Ouest-France/C
08/03/20191K. A. (man, 30)Algeriastowaway, electrocuted while trying to board a train in Sid (RS) for CroatiaAPCSerbia/IOMSerbia
08/03/20192N.N.unknowndrowned, body found on unspecified location off the coast of LibyaIOMLibya
06/03/20193N.N. (1 man; 2 boys, 4)unknowndrowned, two small boys as well as their father died when their boat sank near Samos (GR)AlarmPhone/AP/IOMGreece
03/03/20191N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, body washed ashore at coast of Ceuta (Spanish enclave) in the Strait of GibraltarAlarmPhone
03/03/20191N.N. (man)unknownfound dead in waters of the Strait of Gibraltar off Ceuta (Spanish enclave)EPress/FaroCeuta/IOM
28/02/20194N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, missing after rubber boat capsized close to Tangier (MA)AlarmPhone/IOM
28/02/20195N.N. (1 woman)Guineadrowned, 4 missing, rubber boat capsized close to Tangier (MA); body of 1 woman washed ashoreAlarmPhone/IOM
28/02/20191Mboma Alefta (man, 25)Cameroondrowned, rubber boat capsized close to Tangier (MA); body washed ashore days laterAlarmPhone/IOM
24/02/20192N.N. (2 men)Middle East1 drowned, 1 missing; lost their way and tried to swim across Mreznica River (Croatia, near Bosnia)Ansamed/IOM/Xinhu/Vijesti
21/02/20193N.N. (3 women)unknownpresumed drowned in Afrin River near Davutpa?a district, Reyhanli/Hatay, TurkeyIOMTurkey
21/02/20191N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead in an inflatable boat on the shore of Punta del Guadalmesi, Tarifa (ES)EuropaSur/IOMSpain
18/02/20191Mulubrhane M. Kfleyosus (m, 19)Eritreacommitted suicide in Milton Keynes (GB) as the 4th of his group of young Eritrean refugee friendsGuardian
14/02/20191Ilias E.O. (boy, 15)Moroccostowaway, crushed by truck at port of Ceuta (Spanish enclave) while trying to embark to mainland SpainAlarmPhone/Ceutaldia/20ME/Antena3/Estr
13/02/20191N.N. (girl, 9)Afghanistanmissing after boat crashed into rocks off coast of Tsonia, Lesvos island (GR), 51 survivorsHelCoastG/IOM/ABR/Ekathimerini
11/02/20193N.N.unknowndrowned, rubber boat capsized close to Moroccan shore near Ashakkar; 9 rescuedAlarmPhone/IOM
09/02/20194N.N. (incl 2 men, 30s)Middle East/Maghreb/Yeme1 drowned, 3 missing in migrant shipwreck off coast of Kristel, Oran region (DZ); 13 rescuedAlgerie360/ElW/TheHuffMaghreb/IOM/AIPS
09/02/20191Mohammed Al-Ahdal (man, 24)Yemendrowned in migrant shipwreck off coast of Kristel, Oran region (DZ); he was a sports journalistAlgerie360/ElW/TheHuffMaghreb/IOM/AIPS
08/02/20191Ebuca Mama Subek (man, 34)Nigeriadied after police beat him up in escalated identity check, at Omonia police statoin, Athens (GR)KI/Migreurop/ExpressUK/EFSYN
07/02/20191Derman Tamimou (man, 29)Togodied of hypothermia in the Alps after crossing Italian/French border via dangerous mountain routeLocalFR/ANSA/Guardian/LRT/Dauphine/O
06/02/20193N.N.unknown1 drowned, 2 missing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Tangiers (MA); 43 people rescuedHelenaMaleno/El Diario/IOM
05/02/20191N.N. (young man)Sub-Saharan Africafroze to death, got lost in inaccessible forest area of Vodni Dol (Croatian/Slovenian border)IndexHR/NoviList/IOM/Vijesti/Tvistra/NetHR
05/02/20191N.N. (man)unknowndied in fire in abandoned house in Sarajevo (BA) where he lived while waiting to enter EU; 1 survivedEurPress/IOM
04/02/20191H.S.Afghanistancommitted suicide at Gaziantep Removal Centre (TR)Birgun/aida
03/02/20191N.N. (man, 34)Algeriahit by car in Velika Kladusa (BH/HR), medical help late due to systemic overload of small border townEl Diario/Federalna/IOM
22/01/20191Yousef (man)Algeriadrowned after escaping from migrant centre of Ceuta (Spanish enclave) and trying to reach mainland Spain in a kayakFaroCeuta/20ME/Alg24/IOM
22/01/20191N.N. (woman, 30s)unknownbody found in advanced state of decomposition at Bahara beach, Ouled Boughalem (DZ)ElW/IOM
21/01/20191N.N. (boy, 15)unknowndied in hospital in Al Khums (LY), 106 people were rescued from ship and brought back to LibyaMSF/IOMLibya/Watchthemed
21/01/20196N.N.unknownpresumed drowned near Al Khums (LY); 106 survived and brought to detention centre in LibyaMSF/IOMLibya/Watchthemed
21/01/20191Adel Mebrek (man)Algeriadrowned after escaping from migrant centre of Ceuta (Spanish enclave) and trying to reach mainland Spain in a kayakRef/FaroCeuta/20ME/IOM
20/01/20192N.N.unknowndied after spending 24h on migrant boat off Libya; 140 survivors sent to Libyan detention centreReuters/IOM
18/01/2019117N.N. (incl 2 babies; 10 w.(1 pregn))Sudan, Nigeria, Ivory Coast,died in migrant shipwreck off coast of Garabulli (LY), rescue came very late, only 3 survivorsBBC/UNHCR/Reuters/LR/IOM/CNN/WPost
18/01/20191N.N. (man)unknowndrowned after falling overboard migrant boat on the way from Turkey to Farmakonisi island (GR)Watchthemed/IOM
17/01/201953N.N. (incl 3 women)Mauritaniamissing in migrant shipwreck in Alboran Sea (Morocco/Spain), only 1 person rescued by fishing boatLR/BBC/Reuters/UNHCR/IOM/CNN/Sun/N
15/01/20191Zainab Fadel (girl, 4)Iraqdied when Greek coastguard towed migrant boat on way to Samos (GR) back to Kusadasi (TR)AA/HurriyetDN/DailySabah/Ansamed/KI/CD
15/01/20191N.N. (man, 24)Maghrebstowaway, died run over by truck he hid in to get on boat from enclave of Melilla to mainland SpainFaroMelilla/COPE/IOM
15/01/20191Aman Ullah Khan (man, 19)Afghanistanfound dead in Paris (FR), lived 2 years in Norway fled to Paris after asylum application was rejectedNRK
14/01/201910N.N.unknownbodies recovered off the shore of Sirte (LY)IOMLibya/RCLibya
13/01/20197N.N.unknownbodies recovered off the shore of Sirte (LY)IOMLibya/Xinhua
11/01/20191N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africadied when migrant boat caught fire off coast of Beni Ensar (Morocco, near Melilla, Spain); 6 injuredZoubeidi/AMDHNador/Arififino
11/01/20191N.N. (man, 26)unknowndied hit by car on highway connecting Caen and Ouistreham (FR) where ferries leave for the UKTendanceOuest/StBrieuc/IOM
08/01/20191Djamila (woman, 80)Serbiafound dead in tent in Reims (FR), got no emergency housing despite old age and recent hospital stayFrancetvinfo
07/01/20192N.N.unknownbodies recovered off the shore of Sirte (LY); probably tried to reach ItalyIOM/AVV
05/01/20191N.N. (man)unknownfound dead in the Cabo de Sabinar area of Almerimar, a seaside town in Almeria (ES)El Diario/IOM
04/01/20191N.N. (man)unknownfound dead on the beach of Luna de Calahonda, Mijas, Malaga (ES) wearing a lifejacketLV/SUR/IOM
03/01/20196N.N.unknownbodies found washed up on the shores of Sirte (LY), probably tried to reach ItalyZaidy/RCLibya/IOM
02/01/20191N.N.unknownfound dead on a boat rescued between Morocco and Spain; 67 survivorsHelenaMaleno/IOM
02/01/20191N.N. (man, 30s)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead in the sea off Cape Trafalgar (ES), probably tried to cross from MoroccoEPress/CanalSur/IOM
in Jan/Feb 11N.N.Irancommited suicide near Hof (Oberfranken, Germany) after his asylum application was rejectedKarawane
in Jan/Feb 11N.N.Irancommited suicide near Nurnberg (Mittelfranken, Germany) after his asylum application was rejectedKarawane
in Jan 1917N.N.unknownbodies recovered during first weeks of 2019 in Gulf of Sirte (LY); probably tried to reach ItalyAVV/LR
in 20197N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied from Oct. 2018 to Mar. 2019 in Zintan detention centre (LY) from starvation & tuberculosisInfoMigrants
in 201950N.N.unknowndied of cold throughout 2019 between Ozalp, Saray & Caldiran (Van province, TR) crossing from IranEvrensel
in 201950N.N.Middle Eastdied throughout 2019 in traffic accidents around Van (TR) after crossing border from IranEvrensel
in 201916N.N.Middle Eastdied of hypothermia throughout 2019 trying to cross Iranian-Turkish border, found near Ba?kale (TR)Evrensel
in 20191N.N. (young man)Moroccowent missing when he tried to cross from Serbia into Bosnia through the Drina river; no news of himBalkanInsight
28/12/20187N.N.Syriadrowned in rough seas between Lebanon and Cyprus; ship ran out of fuel after GPS broke, 1 survivorCypMail/AlarmPhone/IOM
25/12/20181N.N. (boy)Afghanistanstowaway, strapped under lorry from Greece, was crushed when it disembarked at port of Ancona (IT)Zancan/CDS/IOM
24/12/20184N.N.unknownfound dead on a migrant boat rescued off the coast of Morocco; 52 people rescuedHelenaMaleno/IOM
23/12/201812N.N. (1 woman, 11 men)unknownmissing, from rubber boat between Tangiers (MA) and Spain, no rescue despite repeated alarm callsAlarmPhone/IOM
23/12/20182N.N. (1 baby, 12 m.; 1 girl, 4)unknowndisappeared in a shipwreck in the Alboran Sea; 69 people rescuedElDiario/RCSpain/IOM/ELM
20/12/201824N.N. (incl 1 w.; 1 pregn. w.; 10 m)Sub-Saharan Africa12 died, 12 missing when migrant boat from Morocco to Spain capsized in Alboran Sea; 33 rescuedRepubblica/UNHCR/EP/RCAlmeria/IOM
20/12/20181N.N.unknowndied when a migrant boat from Morocco to Spain capsized in Alboran Sea; 56 people rescuedUNHCR/SalvaM/IOM
19/12/20181N.N. (man, 25)Tunisiastowaway, electrocuted on train at railway station in Sid (RS)Srbija Danas/IOMSerbia
18/12/20188N.N.Algeriafound dead off the coasts of Tabarka and Banzart (TN), tried to reach Spain from AlgeriaAlg24/IOM
18/12/20181N.N. (man)unknownfound dead on a migrant boat rescued in the Alboran Sea; 58 people rescuedSUR/Caminando/IOM
13/12/20183N.N. (3 men)unknowncar accident, vehicle caught fire on highway near Kavala (GR), driver lost control in fear of policeKI/IOMGreece
11/12/20182N.N.unknownfound dead on a migrant boat rescued in the Alboran Sea; 53 people rescuedCaminando/HelenaMaleno/IOM
06/12/20181N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, body found in advanced state of decomposition 28 miles off Ceuta (Spanish enclave)CeutaActualidad/IOM
05/12/20181N.N. (man)unknownfroze to death near Edirne after Greek border guards forced him to walk back to TurkeyDailySabah/Ansamed/IOM
04/12/201815N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa, North Adied of hunger and thirst on a boat drifting for 12 days off the coast of Libya; 10 people rescuedAP/IOM/Reuters/InfoMigrants/LibOb
04/12/20181N.N.Afghanistanfroze to death after Greek authorities forced him to cross Evros River back to Turkey in freezing coldHurriyetDN/AP/Sky/DailySabah/BFMTV/IO
04/12/20181N.N.Middle Eastfroze to death after Greek authorities forced him to cross Evros River back to Turkey in freezing coldHurriyetDN/AP/Sky/DailySabah/BFMTV/IO
04/12/20181N.N.Middle Eastfroze to death after Greek authorities forced him to cross Evros River back to Turkey in freezing coldHurriyetDN/AP/Sky/DailySabah/BFMTV/IO
04/12/20184N.N.Algeria1 died, 3 missing when a boat departed near Tigzirt (DZ) sunk on the way to Spain; 5 rescuedElW/Alg24/LibAlergie/IOM
04/12/20181Midour Mohamed (man, 29)Algeriadrowned when boat departed near Tigzirt (DZ) sunk on way to SpainElW/Alg24/LibAlergie/IOM
04/12/20181Zaoui Karim (man, 24)Algeriadrowned when boat departed near Tigzirt (DZ) sunk on way to SpainElW/Alg24/LibAlergie/IOM
02/12/20182N.N. (2 men)Algeriadrowned when two rubber boats sunk off Arzew (DZ) on the way to Spain; 32 people rescuedOran/AlgeriePresse/IOM
30/11/20181N.N. (young man)Algeriafound as skeleton near Oued el Agueb beach Seraidi (DZ), tried to reach Europe 2 months beforeEIW/IOM
30/11/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned in Dobra river between Lipa and Protulipa southwest of Karlovac (HR), 3 survivorsHRT/IOMCroatia
29/11/20181N.N. (woman)unknownfound dead on a migrant boat rescued in the Alboran Sea; 56 survivorsEPress/SalvaM/HelenaMaleno/IOM
28/11/20183N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa, Maghredied on migrant boats found drifting around Alboran Island (Morocco/Spain); 90 people rescuedLV/SalvaM/IOM
27/11/20181N.N. (man)Syriakilled when a smuggling car crashed on a highway near Kavala (northern Greece); 6 others injuredKI/Ethnos/IOM
27/11/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, while crossing Reka river, Ilirska Bistrica district Slovenia, 5 survivorsSTA/IOM
26/11/20184N.N. (2 women, 2 men; 30s)unknownhit by a train as they were sleeping on the tracks near Fylakas (GR, near Turkish border)KI/BFMTV/AFP/IOMGreece
24/11/20181N.N.unknownmissing from migrant boat in the Alboran Sea (Morocco/Spain) adrift for 4 days; 13 people rescuedSalvaM/RCAlmeria/IOM
24/11/201829N.N.Cameroon, Guinea, Morocc20 died, 9 missing in shipwreck off Morocco; Spanish & Moroccan authorities had delayed rescueEP/WatchTheMed/France24/AMDHNador/
23/11/20181N.N. (child, 5)Syriadied when bus carrying Syrian migrant workers crashed in Antalya (TR), 26 injuredHurriyetDN
22/11/201814N.N.unknownmissing in shipwreck off the coast of Almeria (ES); 42 people rescuedEP/ChurchTimes/SalvaM/HelenaMaleno/S
22/11/20181Fatoumata (pregnant woman)unknowndied after rescue in shipwreck off the coast of Almeria (ES); 42 people rescuedEP/ChurchTimes/SalvaM/HelenaMaleno/S
22/11/20181L. Slimane (man, 27)Algeriafound dead after boat from Oued el Agueb beach (DZ) sunk on way to EuropeEIW/IOM
22/11/20186N.N. (6 men, 18-34)Algeriamissing after boat departed from Oued el Agueb beach, Seraidi (DZ) sunk on the way to EuropeEIW/IOM
20/11/20189N.N. (incl 1 w., 30s; 1 young m.)Sub-Saharan Africa2 dead, 7 missing when boat from Tangiers (MA) sank near Vejer de la Frontera (ES); 1 survivorEPress/ChurchTimes/AndaluciaInfo/VozCa
19/11/20181N.N. (man)Syriadied in migrant shipwreck between Bodrum (TR) and the Greek island of Kos; 10 people rescuedHurriyetDN
18/11/201822N.N.Moroccomissing after boat sunk in storm near Tiznit (MA) on way to Canary Islands (ES); 3 survivorsHuffMaghreb/AGI/IOM/EFE/2M/Medias/Ori
18/11/20181Mahammat A. Moussa (man, 25)Chadbody found trapped underneath bus at Eurotunnel terminal in Folkestone, Kent (GB)Hurriyet/IOM/KM/CMS
15/11/20189N.N.Algeria1 drowned, 8 missing when migrant boat from Annaba (DZ) sank near Islet of Toro, Sardinia (IT)ANSA/Stampa/IOM/ArmedForcesIt/Stampa
15/11/20181N.N. (man, 30)Algeriadrowned after a migrant boat from Annaba (DZ) sank near the Islet of Toro, Sardinia (IT)ANSA/Stampa
14/11/20181N.N. (young man)Syriadied in hospital in Belgrade from injuries sustained during journey to Serbia, due to lack of medicinesUNHCR/IOM
13/11/20189N.N. (incl children; women)unknowndisappeared on sea between West Algeria and Murcia (ES), boat ran out of fuel, all contact lostWatchthemed
12/11/201810N.N. (incl 3 children)Afghanistan6 drowned, 4 missing after migrant ship sank between Dikili (TR) & Lesbos (GR); 5 survivorsDailySabah/HurriyetDN/KI/Azertac/ActuNe
12/11/20181N.N. (woman)unknowncar overturned at Egnatia Odos motorway outside Thessaloniki (GR), 9 survivorsIOMGreece
11/11/20181N.N. (man)Irandrowned, body found on border of Drina river near Ro?evi? (BA), near Serbian borderUNHCR/IOMSerbia
10/11/20182N.N. (1 boy, 1 man)Moroccofound dead on a rubber boat which reached a beach near Malaga (ES) from Morocco; 13 survivorsAP/SUR/EP/CadSER/IOM
09/11/20188N.N. (8 young men)Algeriadisappeared on the way from Annaba (DZ) to Sardinia (IT); all trace of their boat is lostANSA/Stampa/ElW/IOM
09/11/20181Mohamed Sami Kebaili (y. man)Algeriadisappeared with 12 others on way from Annaba (DZ) to Sardinia (IT); all trace of boat is lostANSA/Stampa/ElW/IOM
09/11/20181Bouacha Sofiane (young man)Algeriadisappeared on way from Annaba (DZ) to Sardinia (IT); all trace of boat is lostANSA/Stampa/ElW/IOM
09/11/20181Djouamaa Ahlem (young w)Algeriadisappeared on way from Annaba (DZ) to Sardinia (IT); all trace of boat is lostANSA/Stampa/ElW/IOM
09/11/20181Zerrouri Yacine (young man)Algeriadisappeared on way from Annaba (DZ) to Sardinia (IT); all trace of boat is lostANSA/Stampa/ElW/IOM
09/11/20181N.N. (boy, 4)unknownvan carrying migrants collided frontal with truck on highway near Thessaloniki (GR), 27 injuredEFSYN/Newsbomb/IOMGreece
06/11/201821N.N. (20-30 years old)Morocco, Algeriadied when a migrant boat from Morocco crashed into rocks at Canos de Meca (ES); 22 survivorsInfoMigrants/AFP/EP/DailyMail/Ansamed/E
06/11/20181N.N. (man, 25)North Africadied when a migrant boat from Morocco crashed into rocks at Canos de Meca (ES); 22 survivorsEP/InfoMigrants/AFP/DailyMail/Ansamed/E
06/11/20181Ayoub Mabrouk (man, 21)Moroccodied in migrant shipwreck at Canos de Meca (ES); Moroccan kick-boxing champion with great ambitionTheHuffPostMaghreb/EP/InfoMigrants/AFP
06/11/20185N.N.unknownminibus with migrants fell along shoulder of a road near Saray (TR), 16 injuredAnadolu Agency/Sabah/IOM
06/11/20181Bakary Secka (man, 34)Gambiadied in fire at Borgo Mezzanone, a migrant slum near an asylum centre in Manfredonia/Foggia (IT)CDM/InfoMigrants
05/11/201831N.N. (31 men)Morocco, Algeriadied when two boats capsized near Alboran Island (ES); 80 rescuedEP/AFP/DailyMail/LeMonde/El Diario/ElEsp
05/11/20181N.N. (men, 29)Iraqhit by car while walking on Egnatia Motorway in Igoumenitsa (GR), driver abandoned himpressPub/IOMGreece
29/10/20181N.N. (young man)Tunisiafound dead near Nador (MA) after he tried to reach Melilla (Spanish enclave) through the seaAriffino/IOM
28/10/20181N.N. (baby)Sub-Saharan Africadied in shipwreck in the Alboran Sea (Morocco/Spain) despite efforts to reanimate; 55 rescuedAP/ELM/IOM
27/10/201817N.N. (17 young men)Moroccomissing after shipwreck of boat departed from Charrana Beach (MA) to reach Spain; 2 survivorsLocalES/HuffMaghreb/AMDHNador/Rifdia/I
27/10/20181Mouch Navw (31, pregnan w.)Iraqdied in a migrant shipwreck between Bodrum (TR) and Kos island (GR); 12 people rescuedWatchthemed/IOM/AA
25/10/20181N.N. (man)unknownHit and dragged by train near Lutros, Alexandroupolis (GR)IOM Greece/Evros 24
25/10/20183N.N. (1 women; 2 ch, 3 & 12)Iraqwent missing when boat capsized while trying to cross Evros River near Orestiada (GR)KI/IOMGreece
24/10/20181Abdulaziz (man, 28)Somaliasuicide, set himself on fire at Triq al Sikka detention centre (LY) after Italy had returned him thereIrishTimes/AlJazeera
22/10/20182N.N. (1 girl, 7; 1 child)Palestina, Somaliadied in hospital after migrant boat sank just minutes after leaving Bodrum (TR) to go to Kos (GR)Reuters/DailySabah/AA/IOM
21/10/20181N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied of cardiac arrest trying to climb fence between Morocco and Melilla (Spanish enclave) with 300 othersAP/EP/CGTNAfrica/PedroSanchez/Helena
20/10/20181N.N. (man, 22)Eritreadied in Zintan detention centre (LY) due to lack of food and medical treatmentNationalAE
20/10/20181N.N. (woman)unknownfound dead at Amejaou beach, west of Nador (MA), probably tried to reach SpainAMDHNador/IOM
15/10/20181N.N. (woman, 30s)Sub-Saharan Africafound in advanced state of decomposition on rocky beach near La Madrague, Ain el Turck (DZ)ElW/Ref/Oran/IOM
15/10/20181Amadou Jawo (man, 22)Gambiasuicide in refugee centre of Castellaneta Marina, Taranto (IT), hopeless about his future prospectsNuovaBQ/Flucht
15/10/20181N.N. (woman)unknownfound dead of hypothermia, off coast of Tangier (MA); 38 survivorsHuffPostMaghreb
14/10/201822N.N. (incl 2 babies; 2 ch; 1 preg. w)unknowndied when their smuggling lorry had accident near Izmir (TR) on way to Samos island (GR); 13 hurtDevDiscourse/Rappler/AFP/IOM/DailySaba
14/10/20181N.N. (man, 35)unknownfound in advanced state of decomposition in the sea off the coast of Arzew (DZ)Oran/Ref/IOM
13/10/201811N.N. (incl 3 children)unknowndied when their smuggling car collided head-on with lorry near Kavala on way to Thessaloniki (GR)BBC/Gulf/Iefimerida/IOM
12/10/20184N.N. (1 man, 26; 3 young men)Algeria2 dead, 2 missing; boat headed for Spain sunk shortly after leaving Mostaganem (DZ), 13 survivorsElW/Ref/LibAlgerie
12/10/201820N.N.unknown3 dead, 17 missing in a migrant shipwreck in the Alboran Sea; 35 people rescuedSalvaM/IOM
12/10/20182N.N. (1 child, 3; 1 woman, 30s)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead in the sea off Cape Falcon, Ain El Turck (DZ)Algerie360/Oran/IOM
11/10/20182N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied after rubber boat capsized near Sloukia beach, Tangier (MA) on way to Spain; 9 survivors2M
11/10/20181N.N. (man, 30s)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead in the sea off Cape Falcon, Ain El Turck (DZ) wearing lifejacketElW/Ref/Oran/IOM
11/10/20181N.N.unknownfound in advanced state of decomposition and headless, in the sea off Marsat el Hadjadj (DZ)ElW/Ref/Oran/IOM
10/10/201834N.N. (incl 11 children, 1 woman)Iraq, Afghanistan9 drowned, 25 missing after migrant ship sunk off Turkey on the way to Chios (GR); 1 survivorReuters/HurriyetDN/KI/Rudaw/IOM
10/10/20182N.N. (2 men, 30s)unknownfound in advanced state of decomposition off Cape Falcon, Ain El Turck (DZ) wearing lifejacketsElW/Ref/Oran/IOM
10/10/20183N.N. (2 women; 1 girl)North Africa, Middle East, Asfound dead with throats slashed near Evros river in Didymoteicho (GR) at border with TurkeyGuardian
09/10/20181Gebre Mariam (young man)Eritreacommitted suicide in detention centre, Vottem (BE); depressed & just been transferred to room aloneCire/CMS
07/10/20181Walid Boukhalda (man, 23)Tunisiadrowned when migrant boat from Tunisia to Italy capsized near Djerba island (TN); 9 survivorsArabNews/Kapitalis/Mosaique/IOM
02/10/20181N.N. (man)Pakistandied in hospital, found in a state of exhaustion near a forest at the Greek/Bulgarian borderBordermonBG/Xinhua/IOM
01/10/20181N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, body spotted floating northeast of Zuwarah, LibyaSea-Watch/IOM/PilotesVol
01/10/201834N.N. (incl 1 baby; 1 child)unknown15 drowned, 19 missing, boat sank after 24h asking for help between Morocco & Spain, 26 rescuedCaminando/IOM/HelenaMaleno/LV
in Oct 183N.N.unknowndied in Sept/Oct in Zintan detention centre (LY) due to lack of food and medical treatmentNationalAE
in Oct 181N.N. (man, 20s)unknowndied in Triq al Sikka detention centre (LY) of lack of medical treatment and harsh living conditionsNationalAE
30/09/20187N.N. (4 woman; 3 men)Syriadrowned, 2 missing, bodies found off the coast of Enez, Edirne province in Turkey, 3 rescuedIOM/TurkCoastG
29/09/20181N.N. (man, 31)Syriakilled in a riot between Afgan and Syrian refugees at a camp in Malakasa (GR); 8 others injuredKI
29/09/20181Amad A. (man, 26)Syriadied after fire broke out in his prison cell in Bochum (DE); blatantly mistaken identity led to his arrestFlucht
25/09/20181Hayat Belkacem (woman, 19)Moroccoshot by Moroccan navy as they intercepted a migrant boat leaving for Spain; 3 others injuredAnsamed/Aljazeera/DailyMail/NYTimes/Ind
25/09/20181N.N. (man)Africapresumed drowned, body found on the shore of Alboran Island, between Morocco and SpainLV/IOM
23/09/20181N.N. (woman)unknowndrowned, when boat capsized off the coast of Bodrum (TR) on way to Kos (GR), 16 rescuedHurriyetDN/DailySabah/IOM/KUNA
23/09/20181N.N. (pregnant woman)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, body of pregnant woman found with missing head and hand at Cabo Negro beach (MA)Al-Sharq/Zoubeidi/IOM
23/09/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, fell into water trying to board Britain-bound ferry or dinghy at Port of Calais (FR), 2 rescuedOuest-France/NordLittoral/IOM/ExpressUK
22/09/20181N.N. (boy, 5)Palestinedrowned, after boat capsized off the coast of Lebanon on way to Cyprus, 38 rescuedReuters/Guardian/IOM/Ya.UK
21/09/20181N.N. (man, 31)Tunisiasuicide at detention centre of Toulouse-Blagnac airport (FR) after his detention time was extendedFranceBleu/20MFR/KozPost
21/09/20181N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, body found by fisherman floating in sea 1.5 miles off Punta Almina, Ceuta (Spanish enclave)CeutaActualidad/IOM
20/09/20181N.N.unknowndrowned, body found in advanced state of decomposition at La Rabita beach, Albunol (ES)ElDiario/LV/IOM
19/09/20181N.N.unknownfound dead in sinking boat during rescue operations near Alboran Island (ES), 57 rescuedSalvaM/IOM/Caminando
18/09/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, body found in advanced state of decomposition 50 miles south of Port of Motril (ES)EP/GranadaHoy/IOM
17/09/20181Arazu Tariq (woman)KurdistanKurd, drowned when boat sunk in Ba?lar Bay near Bodrum (TR), also her sister drowned, 18 rescuedRudaw/IOM/HurriyetDN
17/09/20181Hawnaz Tariq (woman)KurdistanKurd, drowned when boat sunk in Ba?lar Bay near Bodrum (TR), also her sister drowned, 18 rescuedRudaw/IOM/HurriyetDN
17/09/20181N.N. (woman)KurdistanKurd, drowned when boat sunk in Ba?lar Bay near Bodrum (TR), 18 rescuedRudaw/IOM/HurriyetDN
16/09/20181N.N. (woman)unknownpresumed drowned, was on boat with engine problem in Alboran Sea, 55 rescuedEl Diario/IOM
15/09/20181N.N.unknowndrowned, body found on Playa Castell de Ferro in Gualchos (ES)EP/GranadaHoy/IOM
13/09/20182N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, fisherman located bodies in state of decomposition near Beni Ensar (MA), near Melilla (Spanish enclave)MelillaHoy/IOM/Zoubeidi
13/09/20181N.N.unknowndrowned, body found on plage de Boucana near Beni Ensar (MA), near Melilla (Spanish enclave)Zoubeidi/IOM
13/09/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, fisherman found corpse hooked in fishing nets near El Sarchal, near Ceuta (Spanish enclave)CeutaActualidad/IOM
12/09/20181N.N. (man, 24)Eritreadied of stab wounds after fight between migrants in transit on parking at E40 highway, Wetteren (BE)Avenir/IOM
10/09/20186N.N. (1 child, 2 women, 3 men)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on a beach near Driouch/Nador (MA), had probably tried to reach SpainAMDH/AlYaoum
09/09/20181N.N.unknownhit by car, while trying to cross E40 highway near Mannekesvere (BE) on his way to CalaisRTLbe/IOM/Nieuwsblad
05/09/20184N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on Saidia beach (Morocco, near Algerian border), probably wanted to reach SpainOran/IOM
05/09/20186N.N.unknownmissing after migrant boat travelling from Nador (MA) to Spain sank in the Alboran Sea; 52 rescuedCaminando/IOM
05/09/20186N.N. (1 woman, 5 men)unknowndrowned after migrant boat travelling from Nador (MA) to Spain sank in the Alboran Sea; 53 rescuedSalvaM/Ideal/Watchthemed/IOM/Caminand
04/09/20181N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead off coast of Ghazaouet (DZ), probably from ship of 50 that capsized on way to SpainOran/LibAlgerie
04/09/20181N.N. (man, 42)Albaniasuicide, jumps from bridge in Iserlohn (DE) instead of picking up flight tickets for family expulsionIKZ
03/09/20185N.N.unknowndrowned, disappeared in wreck of boat in the Alboran Sea, between Morocco and Spain, 30 rescuedEldiario/IOM
03/09/201861N.N.unknownmissing after a migrant shipwreck in the Alboran Sea, between Morocco and SpainCaminando/GlobePost
01/09/2018130N.N. (incl 2 babies, 20 children)Sudan, Mali, Niger, Camero2 drowned, 128 missing after a boat deflated off the Libyan coast; 55 survivorsBBC/InfoMigrants/NationPK/IOM/TeleSur/M
in Sep181N.N. (young man)Africasuicide, hanged himself in his room a windowless basement in Cyprus, due to social support systemUNHCR
in Sep 183N.N.unknownbodies found in advanced state of decomposition, some wearing life vests, in Granada region (ES)ElDiario/LV/IOM
30/08/201852N.N. (incl 5 women; 1 pregn. w.)unknownmissing after a migrant shipwreck in the Alboran Sea, between Morocco and SpainCaminando/GlobePost/Watchthemed
27/08/20181N.N.unknownfound dead in the Evros River, natural border between Turkey and GreeceWatchthemed
24/08/20182N.N. (incl 1 man, < 30)Sub-Saharan Africa1 drowned, body found in advanced state of decomposition off coast of Alboran Island (ES), 1 missingEl Diario/IOM/El Plural
22/08/20182N.N.unknownfound dead on boat in danger of sinking south of Malta, a patrol vessel rescued 100 personsArmedForces/IOM/JosephMuscat
20/08/20188N.N. (8 young men)Tunisiadrowned, boat broke down off the coast of Ajim (TN), 1 rescuedKapitalis/IOMTunisia/Mosaique
20/08/20181Ahmed Traouit (man, 26)Tunisiadrowned, off the coast of Ajim (TN), 1 rescuedKapitalis/IOMTunisia
18/08/20181N.N. (man, 19)Vietnamhit by car in Jabbeke (BE) probably wanted to cross to England by climbing truck at nearby parkingStandaard/Sudinfo/IOM/7sur7
17/08/20188N.N. (8 men)Ivory Coast, Congodrowned when maritime guard intercepted boat off the coast of Jebiniana (TN), 14 survivorsVOAafrique/IOMTunisia/Mosaique
16/08/20181N.N. (young man)Malidied of police brutality after he was arrested in Tangiers (MA) and taken away to southern MoroccoEl Diario/InfoMigrants/IOM/h24info/WatchT
14/08/201814N.N. (2 women, 12 men)Sub-Saharan Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Aline Mayamba Sita (woman, 42)Congodisappeared in Alboran Sea on way from Morocco to Spain, wanted to join her sister in FranceAra
14/08/20181Getou Mbala (woman, 28)Congodisappeared in Alboran Sea between Morocco &Spain with her daughter, wanted to join sister in FranceAra
14/08/20181Gemina Mbala (girl, 1)Congodisappeared in Alboran Sea between Morocco &Spain, with mother who wanted to join sister in FranceAra
14/08/20181Adja Cisse (woman, 30)Ivory Coastdisappeared in Alboran Sea with daughter, fleeing threats from military, on way to join husband in FRAra
14/08/20181Mariane Diabate (girl, 3)Ivory Coastdisappeared in Alboran Sea with mother, fleeing threats from military, on way to join father in FranceAra
14/08/20181Bah Ousmane (man, 28)Guineadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Morocco to Spain, had a cousin in FranceAra
14/08/20181Moussa Doukanassi (man, 30)Malidisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Morocco to Spain, husband and father of twoAra
14/08/20181Mustafa Kaba (man, 25)Guineadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Soukouna Fusseny (man, 30)Malidisappeared in the Alboran Sea, he was a farmer who fled the drought that made survival impossibleAra
14/08/20181Mamadou Traore (man, 28)Malidisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Mamadou Bente (man)Guineadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Anna Sylla (woman)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Aicha Ivoirienne (woman)Ivory Coastdisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Ismaila Fofana (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Ibrahima Diallo (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Boubacar Diallo (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Mamadou Bente (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Mamadou Diallo (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Ousmane Toure (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Ibrahima Pastore (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Famany ToureWest Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Sadio Sarr (woman)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
14/08/20181Fredy (man)West Africadisappeared in the Alboran Sea on the way from Beni Boughafer (MA) to SpainAra
12/08/20182N.N. (2 young men)Syriadied in landslide while sleeping in forest near Dreznica (HR) after illegal EU entry through BosniaDW/Balkaneu/IrishTimes/AP/IOMCroatia
10/08/20181N.N.unknownfound dead on board of rescued boat off the coast of Cabo de Gata (ES), 65 rescuedSalvamentoM/IOM
10/08/20181N.N.unknowndrowned, fallen of boat off the coast of Cabo de Gata (ES), 65 rescuedSalvamentoM/IOM
07/08/20181N.N.unknowndrowned, body found off the coast of Demre (TR)IOM/TurkishCoastG
05/08/20181Desmond Richard (man, 27)Benindrowned in Lake Lugano near Maroggia (CH) got mental ill after refusal of right to stayRSI/Seen
in Aug 181N.N. (man)unknowntortured to death by guards after he protested his living conditions in detention centre in LibyaNationalAE
30/07/20181Sena Aksoy (woman)Turkeydrowned in the Aegean Sea near Lesbos (GR), was fleeing Turkish post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/TurkeyPurge/KI/LV/IOM
30/07/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, off the coast of Achakkar (MA), 2 rescuedTanja7/IOM
30/07/20181Sumeyye Avci (woman)Turkeydrowned in the Aegean Sea near Lesbos (GR), was fleeing Turkish post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/TurkeyPurge/KI/LV/IOM
30/07/20181Yusuf Baha Aksoy (baby)Turkeydrowned in the Aegean Sea near Lesbos (GR), was fleeing Turkish post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/TurkeyPurgeKI/LV/IOM
30/07/20181Burhan Yeni (baby)Turkeydrowned in the Aegean Sea near Lesbos (GR), was fleeing Turkish post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/TurkeyPurge/KI/LV/IOM
30/07/20181Nurbanu Yeni (baby)Turkeydrowned in the Aegean Sea near Lesbos (GR), was fleeing Turkish post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/TurkeyPurge/KI/LV/IOM
30/07/20181Gokhan YeniTurkeydrowned in the Aegean Sea near Lesbos (GR), was fleeing Turkish post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/TurkeyPurge/KI/LV/IOM
30/07/20181N.N. (man)Turkeydrowned in Aegean Sea near Lesbos (GR), had co-organized the trip for those fleeing post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/TurkeyPurge/KI/LV/IOM
29/07/20181N.N. (boy, 14)unknownbody found in advanced state of decomposition in Evros river, Greece-Turkey borderKI/IOM
25/07/20182N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies recovered in Tajoura, LibyaIOMLibya
24/07/201810N.N.unknowndrowned, fell from raft after several days at sea off the coast of Al-Hoceima (MA), 32 rescuedCaminando/IOM/APDHA
24/07/20181N.N. (man)Egyptshot by security official when truck carrying migrants crashed into checkpoint in Al Baydan (LY)EFE/LibOb/IOM
22/07/20181N.N. (man, 20)Syriasuicide, found hanged at a migrant camp in Oinofyta, north of Athens (GR)KI
22/07/20181N.N. (man, 45)unknowndied in a shipwreck on the Mediterranean Sea, was fleeing militia at home, father of threeTimesM
22/07/20181N.N. (pregnant girl, 16)unknowndied in the Mediterranean Sea, after she could not be used as sex slave anymore due to pregnancyTimesM
20/07/20182N.N.unknownhit by train near Antheia (GR), train track runs parallel to Greek-Turkish borderAPnews/KI/IOMGreece
19/07/20181Hatice Akcabay (woman, 36)Turkeydrowned with her 3 sons after crossing Evros river (TR/GR); the family was fleeing post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/PatrasT/Euronews/IOMTurkey
19/07/20182N.N. (1 woman, 1 man)unknownpresumed drowned, bodies found in Tajoura and Garabulli (LY)IOMLibya
19/07/20181Ahmet Esat Akcabay (boy, 7)Turkeydrowned with brothers and mother crossing Evros river (TR/GR); family was fleeing post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/PatrasT/Euronews/IOMTurkey
19/07/20181Mesut Akcabay (boy, 5)Turkeydrowned with brothers and mother crossing Evros river (TR/GR); family was fleeing post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/PatrasT/Euronews/IOMTurkey
19/07/20181Bekir Aras Akcabay (baby, 1 y.)Turkeydrowned with brothers and mother crossing Evros river (TR/GR); family was fleeing post-coup purgeInfoMigrants/PatrasT/Euronews/IOMTurkey
18/07/201849N.N. (children, w. (1 preg.), men)Syria19 drowned, 30 missing in a migrant shipwreck between Turkey and Cyprus; 103 people rescuedReuters/AA/NationalAE/StarTribune/Spoke
18/07/20181N.N. (man)unknowndied of sickness before he could attempt to get from Nador (MA) to Melilla (Spanish enclave)AMDH/IOM
16/07/20188N.N. (6 children, 1 woman, 1 m)Sub-Saharan Africa, Pakistafound suffocated in a refrigerated truck container near Zuwarah (LY); 90 others taken to hospitalAljazeera/Carbonated/Reuters/Zuwara/IOM
16/07/20181N.N. (baby girl)unknowndied on drifting migrant boat in Mediterranean; 165 rescued, 2 others were abandoned and died laterBBC/LibyanNavy/IOM
15/07/201817N.N.unknowndrowned at unspecified location off the coast of Sabratha (LY), 18 rescuedIOMLibya
13/07/20184N.N. (boy, 17; 3 adults)Somaliadrowned when they jumped into the Mediterranean to reach a rescue ship, near Linosa island (IT)ANSA/IOMItaly/StarTribune/Flavio
09/07/20189N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies found at different locations on the Libyan coastIOMLibya
08/07/201845N.N. (incl 7 women)Sub-Saharan Africabodies found off Larache (MA), had attempted to cross to Spain via Atlantic Ocean; 33 rescuedMEM/MorWN
05/07/20181N.N. (man, 22)Pakistandrowned by temperature shock while bathing in River Uni in Biha? (BA near Croation borderN1/Klix/GlasSrpske/IOM
04/07/20181Yemane (man, 20)Eritreacommitted suicide in a park in Geneva (CH), had been refused asylum a year beforeVivre
04/07/20181Jamal Nasser Mahmoudi (m, 23)Iransuicide, hung himself in Hotel Spinsar, Kabul (Afghanistan) after Germany deported him thereGandhara/Flucht/AZ
03/07/20181N.N. (man, 19)Senegaldied on boat in distress which left Morocco to Spain, fellow travelers want to send his body homeWatchTheMed/IOM
03/07/20187N.N.Africadrowned, passengers of sinking rubber boat were floating around it off coast of Libya, 125 rescuedLibyanNavy/Guardian/IOM
01/07/2018114N.N. (3 children, 20 w, 91 m)unknownmissing after a migrant boat capsized off Libya; 16 people rescuedIOMLibya/UN/ABC17/UNHCR/Guardian/Se
01/07/201863N.N.unknowndied after a small rubber boat capsized off Al Khums (LY); 41 people rescuedSeaWatch/IOM/UN
in July 181Walid (man)Lebanoncommitted suicide in Amsterdam (NL) after getting papers and housing; had fled due to being gayNoelhuis
30/06/20181Mustafa Dawood (man, 23)Sudanfell through roof while trying to escape surprise immigration raid at his workplace in Newport (GB)Independent
29/06/2018103N.N. (3 babies, 30 w., 70 men)unknown3 drowned, 100 missing after migrant boat sank in Mediterranean Sea near Tripoli (LY); 16 rescuedIOM/UN/GreekReporter/UNHCR/ABC17/IO
27/06/20183N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)unknowncar accident, Italian vehicle veered off course on highway near Alexandropoulis (GR), 7 injuredKI/IOM
25/06/20182N.N. (2 men)Bangladesh, Sri Lankavan carrying migrants hit bridge between Radovish and Shtip (MK), 17 injured, driver escapedXinhua/IOMMacedonia
24/06/20188N.N.unknownbodies recovered in Al Maya and Sayiad (LY)IOMLibya
22/06/20185N.N.Sudan, Nigeria, Chad, Egypdrowned after a migrant dinghy sank near Garabulli (LY); 94 people rescuedDailyMail/IOMLibya
21/06/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned in Evros river (GR) which forms border between Greece-Turkey, body found after 3 weeksUNHCR/IOM
21/06/201826N.N.unknownbodies recovered at various locations on the coast of LibyaIOMLibya
20/06/201850N.N.unknownmissing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Garabulli (LY)UNHCR/IOM/BBC/USAToday
20/06/20181N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead during a rescue off the coast of Al Hamidiyah, Tajoura (LY); 82 people rescuedLibCoastG/IOM
19/06/201870N.N.unknownmissing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Dela (LY); 60 people rescuedUSAToday/BBC/IOM/UNHCR
19/06/20181Amadou Ourez (man, 20)Guineastowaway, hid under tourist bus to England got crushed under axle in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe (BE)RTLbe/RTBF/IOM/Nieuwsblad
19/06/201895N.N.unknownmissing in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Mayia (LY); 5 people rescuedUNHCR/IOM/BBC/USAToday
19/06/20186N.N. (incl children)unknowndrowned when a rubber dinghy capsized off the coast of Al Maya (LY); 50 people rescuedIOMLibya
18/06/20181N.N. (girl, 4)Iraqdied after falling into a deep sewer drain at a refugee camp in Thiva, GreeceAnsamed
18/06/20185N.N. (2 little boys, 3 women)unknowndrowned trying to climb onto Libyan coastguard boat in panic during a shipwreck; 115 rescuedYa.N/LibyanNavy/IOMLibya/AFP
17/06/20181N.N.unknowndied on board a commercial ship after having been rescued off the coast of LibyaIlTempo/IOM
17/06/201843N.N. (incl 1 baby; 2 women; 5 m.)Sub-Saharan Africa5 drowned, 38 missing in shipwreck in the Alboran Sea between Morocco and Spain; only 4 survivorsIdeal/ElPais/SalvaM/EPress/Watchthemed/
16/06/20184N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwrecks between Morocco and Spain; 986 people rescued that daySpectator
16/06/20181N.N.unknownshot by Turkish border guards west of Idlib (SY), trying to cross Syrian/Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
14/06/20181N.N.unknownfound dead during rescue operation in the Strait of Gibraltar, between Spain and Morocco, 11 survivorsSalvaM/IOM
14/06/20182N.N.unknownmissing after migrant boat from Tangiers (MA) capsized shortly after departure; 4 survivorsWatchthemed
12/06/201876N.N. (incl 1 child, 15 women)unknown12 drowned, 64 missing after a dinghy sank off the Libyan coast; 41 people rescuedDailyMail/SeaWatch/IOMItaly/USNaval
12/06/20181Louis (man, 19)Ghanasuicide, hanged himself in reception centre Croisilles (FR) was to meet psychologist prior to his actVoixDuNord/france3/KozPost/CMS
10/06/20181N.N. (man, 18)unknownstowaway, fell from truck on highway near Falconara Marittima (IT), died of injuries in hospitalChronAncona/IOM/CorAdriatico
10/06/20181N.N. (man, 21)unknowngot crushed between two trucks in Port of Patras (GR) on his way to ItalyHelCoastG/IOM
09/06/20182N.N.unknowndrowned off the coast of Libya; 937 migrants from the same boat were rescuedCNN/IOMItaly
09/06/20184N.N.unknownfound dead during rescue operations between Morocco & Spain; 49 people saved from same boatNOS/EP/DailyStarLB/KSL
09/06/20181N.N. (young man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Iskenderun (TR), trying to cross Syrian/Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
09/06/20182N.N. (2 men)Sudan, Nigeriamissing during critical rescue off the coast of Libya, as reported by relatives; 229 people rescuedSOSMed/MSF/IOM
08/06/20186N.N. (incl 3 children 5, 9, 12)Iraq, Syriacar accident, minivan crashed into wall at Egnatia Odos highway, near Kavala (GR), 11 survivorsKI/CypMail/IOMGreece
08/06/20181N.N.unknownfell off a migrant boat off the coast of Libya, before the other 119 passengers were rescuedSeaWatch/IOM
06/06/20181N.N. (boy)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Iskenderun (TR), while trying to reach Turkey with his familySOHR/IOM
03/06/20183N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)Syriadrowned, 1 missing, speedboat capsized off the coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), 5 rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
03/06/20181Darin Rashid (boy, 13)Syriadrowned, with 4 siblings, speedboat sank off coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), parents rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
03/06/20181Dildar Rashid (boy, 10)Syriadrowned, with 4 siblings, speedboat sank off coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), parents rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
03/06/20181Shiar Rashid (twin, 8)Syriadrowned, with 4 siblings, speedboat sank off coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), parents rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
03/06/20181Dijwar Rashid (boy, twin, 8)Syriadrowned, with 4 siblings, speedboat sank off coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), parents rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
03/06/20181Amina Rashid (girl, 3)Syriadrowned, with 4 siblings, speedboat sank off coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), parents rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
03/06/20181Mohammed Bilal (boy, 14)Syriadrowned, 1 missing, speedboat capsized off the coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), 5 rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
03/06/20181Zahra Bilal (girl, 10)Syriadrowned, 1 missing, speedboat capsized off the coast of Kekova Geyikova island (TR), 6 rescuedTurkishCoastG/DailySabah/IOM/Ansamed/
02/06/2018108N.N. (incl 6 women)Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Su80 drowned, 28 missing when boat to Italy sank off coast of Kerkennah island (TN); 68 rescuedCNN/BBC/Reuters/VK/DailyMail/DailySaba
02/06/20181Riadh Khalifa (boy)Tunisiadrowned with 111 others when boat to Italy sank off coast of Kerkennah island (TN); 68 rescuedMEOnline
02/06/20181Zoubeir (boy, 17)Tunisiadrowned with 111 others when boat to Italy sank off coast of Kerkennah island (TN); 68 rescuedMEOnline
02/06/20181N.N.unknowndrowned when migrant boat sank in Mediterranean Sea between North Africa and Spain; 41 rescuedStarTribune/Ansamed/Firstpost/Gulf
02/06/20181Tarek (boy)Tunisiadrowned with 111 others when boat to Italy sank off coast of Kerkennah island (TN); 68 rescuedWorldCrunch
02/06/20181Ammar (boy)Tunisiadrowned with 111 others when boat to Italy sank off coast of Kerkennah island (TN); 68 rescuedWorldCrunch
02/06/20182N.N. (1 woman, 1 man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, bodies found on beach in Tanger (MA)APDHA/IOM
02/06/20188N.N. (1 woman, 7 men)unknown7 died, 1 missing in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea between Spain and Morocco; 1 survivorWatchthemed
29/05/20182N.N.unknown1 disappeared , 1 found dead on wrecked ship in Strait of Gibraltar near Tarifa (ES), 3 rescuedSalvaM/Caminando/IOM
27/05/20181N.N. (man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Idlib Governorate (SY), trying to cross Syrian/Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
26/05/20181Mamadou ba Camara (young m.)Guineafound dead in his tent by other migrants, in forest near the Melilla border fence, Nador (MA)APSM/AMDH/IOM
26/05/20181N.N.unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Idlib Governorate (SY), trying to cross Syrian/Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
26/05/20181N.N. (man, 20)Eritreadied of illness & starvation on migrant boat travelling from Libya to Italy; other 720 people rescuedUNHCR/IOM
25/05/20185N.N. (incl 2 boys, 2 men)unknownmissing, after panic broke out at sight of Libyan Coast Guard arriving to a rescue in MediterraneanSeaWatch
24/05/201818N.N. (incl 2 women, 2 men)Morocco4 drowned, 14 missing in a migrant shipwreck off Ben Mansour beach (MA); 12 people rescuedELM/Hespress
22/05/20181N.N.Afghanistanvehicle accident, box truck with migrants overturned near Bayramli, Van region (TR) 70 injuredAA/IOM
21/05/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, trying to cross Kolpa/Kupa river, Slovenian-Crotian border, near Rosalnice (SI), 2 survivorsDelo/IOMSlovenia
20/05/20181Ihsan Udin (man, 21)Afghanistandrowned near Cazin (BA) in Korana river that runs between Bosnia and Herzegovina and CroatiaNezavisne/InfoMigrants/AFP/IOM
17/05/20181Mawda Shawri (girl, 2)IraqKurd, killed by runaway police bullet near Mons (BE) in wild pursuit of migrant vehicle headed for UKAD/RTBF/RTLbe/DH/Sputnik/IOMZambia/E
14/05/20187N.N. (incl 3 children)Afghanistandrowned, small boat from Ayvalik (TR) capsized on way to Lesbos (GR); 13 rescuedDailySabah/TurkCoastG/IOMTurkey
13/05/20189N.N. (incl 2 men, 25 to 30)Syriadrowned, bodies found washed up on the shores of Karpaz region, Northern CyprusKibrik/Reuters/IOMTurkey
13/05/20181N.N. (man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Darkoush (SY), trying to cross Syrian/Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
12/05/20181N.N. (man)unknownfound dead in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Al Khums (LY)LibCoastG/IOM Libya
10/05/20181N.N. (woman)unknownbody recovered in well in Beni Chiker (MA) near Melilla border fenceAMDH/IOM
10/05/20181Osman Ahmed Nur (man, 19)Eritreacommitted suicide in London hostel (GB) due to heavy stress of protracted asylum decision processGuardian/DailyMail
08/05/20181N.N. (man, 20-25)Afghanistandrowned after he jumped drunk into canal in Paris (FR), had been living in nearby migrant campParisien/LeFigaro/FranceBleu/NouvelObs/
08/05/20182N.N. (incl 1 man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Idlib Governorate (SY), trying to cross Syrian/Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
07/05/20181N.N.unknowndied attempting to cross the Evros River from Turkey to Greece near Didymoteicho (GR)Watchthemed
06/05/20184N.N. (incl 1 man)Africa1 died off coast of Tripoli (LY) after Libyan coast guard banned ships from approaching; 3 missingAFP/IOM Libya/BangkokPost
05/05/201813N.N. (incl 1 woman)Comoros, Madagascar1 drowned, 12 missing when a boat sank trying to reach Mayotte (FR) from the Comoros IslandsComoresInfo
in May 189N.N.Syriadrowned when their migrant boat capsized between Turkey and CyprusSpokesman
in May 181N.N. (young man)Afghanistandrowned trying to cross from Bosnia to Croatia via the Korana riverIrishTimes
01/05/20181Faraidun Salam Aziz (man, 38)Iraqjumped out window of refugee centre, Apolda (DE); guards locked him up for being too loud on phoneVRF/FR/Flucht
30/04/20181N.N. (man)Algeriadrowned trying to swim across the Kolpa River on Croatian-Slovenian border; 7 intercepted by policeIOMSlovenia/TotSloveniaNews
30/04/20186N.N. (1 baby; 5 men)unknownbodies recovered in Zuwara (LY)IOM Libya
30/04/20181N.N. (woman)unknownbody recovered on Tajoura beach (LY)IOM Libya
30/04/20182N.N. (2 men)unknownbodies recovered in Gasr Garabulli (aka Castelverde) (LY)IOM Libya
25/04/201817N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa5 drowned afer boat sank between Morocco and Spain near Alboran Island; 12 missing, 17 rescuedElDiario/Caminando/SalvaM/EuroPress
24/04/20189N.N.unknowndied in a shipwreck in the Aegean Sea, trying to cross from Turkey to Greece; 3 people rescuedGreekReporter
22/04/201811N.N. (1 boy; 10 men)unknowndrowned when rubber dinghy overturned in the Mediterranean Sea near Sabratha (LY); 83 rescuedMEE/Reuters/IOM Libya/JapanTimes
20/04/20181N.N. (man, 30)unknownstowaway, electrocuted when he climbed on roof of freight train in depot outside Thessaloniki (GR)AP/NYTimes/DailyMail/StarTribune
19/04/20182N.N.unknowndied in accident in Horasan (TR) when trafficker driving their truck saw control point and panickedHurriyetDN/PrensaLat
14/04/20181N.N. (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied of cardiac arrest, body found near border fence in Anyera in Ceuta (Spanish enclave)FaroeCeuta/APDHA/Ceuta TV/IOM
13/04/20181N.N. (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadied of cardiac arrest, body found near border fence in Anyera in Ceuta (Spanish enclave)FaroCeuta/APDHA/IOM/Ceuta TV
10/04/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned in the Kolpa River near ?rnomelj (SI) on border with CroatiaIOMSlovenia/AFP
09/04/201836N.N.unknown6 presumed drowned, 30 missing, off coast of Houara 20 km south of Tangiers (MA); 10 survivedEFE/Caminando/El Diario/IOM
09/04/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned in the Kolpa River near ?rnomelj (SI) on border with CroatiaDELO/IOMSlovenia
06/04/20181Omar "Susi" (boy, 16)Maghrebdeliberately crushed by truck near Port of Ceuta (Spanish enclave) after driver chased after refugeesEl Faro de Ceuta/Ceuta Actualidad/IOM
in Apr 181N.N.unknownbody of migrant found in the Alps on the French/Italian border after the snow had meltedCNN
01/04/201811N.N. (incl 1 man)unknown4 drowned after boat capsized between Tangier (MA) and Tarifa (ES); 7 missing, 1 rescuedWatchTheMed/IOMSpain/SalvaM/ELM/Hin
01/04/20181N.N. (man)unknownpresumed drowned, body found off coast of Al Hoceima (MA)EFE/IOM/YYABI
30/03/201817N.N.unknowndied in vehicle accident in province of Igdir province (TR) near border with Armenia; 33 survivorsReu./LV/IOM
29/03/20187N.N. (7 men)unknownpresumed drowned, unspecified location in the Strait of Gibraltar between Morocco and SpainCaminando/IOM
28/03/20181N.N. (boy, 16)Eritreadied in hospital in Lille after jumping from truck on motorway near Port of Calais (FR)CMS/Parisien/VoixDuNord/IOM
24/03/20181Beauty S. (woman, 31)Nigeriadied in hospital in Turin (IT) after being turned away on IT-FR border, had lymphoma and was pregnantCDS/FrSoir/IOM/ANSA/LeMonde
22/03/20181N.N. (man, 22)Algeriastowaway, got stuck between 2 vehicles at Zeebrugge port (BE) while trying to get to Great BritainCMS
20/03/20181N.N. (man)unknownpresumed drowned, body found on shore of Tripoli (LY)IOMLibya
17/03/20181Ejaz Khan (man, 25)Afghanistankilled by knife in Calais (FR) near the hospital where food distribution had been creating conflictsLeMonde/PassH/CMS
17/03/20184Malek (4 children)Afghanistandrowned with 15 others when migrant boat capsized off coast of Agathonisi (GR), 3 rescuedProAsyl/HellCoastG/IOM Greece/Reuters/A
17/03/20181Freshta Darvish (woman, 25)Afghanistandrowned with 18 others when migrant boat capsized off coast of Agathonisi (GR), 3 rescuedProAsyl/HellCoastG/IOM Greece/Reuters/A
17/03/20183Darvish (2 young adults; man,51)Afghanistanfather with adult children, drowned with 16 others when boat capsized off Agathonisi (GR), 3 rescuedProAsyl/HellCoastG/IOM Greece/Reuters/A
17/03/201811N.N. (inc baby, 4 ch.: 3, 5, 13)Afghanistan, Iraq8 drowned, 3 missing after migrant boat capsized off coast of Agathonisi (GR); 3 rescuedHellCoastG/IOM Greece/Reuters/AP/ProAs
17/03/20182N.N.unknowndied in vehicle acccident on highway near Xanthi (GR) near Bulgarian border; 7 survivorsReu./AP/IOM/ChNewsAsia
16/03/20181N.N. (man)unknownpresumed drowned, body found on Playa de la Madera beach in Tinajo, Lanzarote, Canary Islands (ES)EFE/La Provincia/IOM/VozDeL
15/03/20181Mame Mbaye Ndiaye (man, 35)Senegaldied of heart attack after police chased street vendor through Madrid (ES) until he collapsedLocalES/AfricaNews/TeleSur/Novinite
14/03/20181N.N.unknownwent missing during rescue operation in the sea near Tangiers (MA); 9 rescuedWatch TheMed
12/03/201812N.N.unknownfound dead on sinking boat in the Alboran Sea between Morocco and Spain; 22 rescuedCaminando/IOM
10/03/20181N.N. (man, 32)Algeriadied after fall during conflict with personnel of his extra supervised asylum centre in Hoogeveen (NL)VK/GovNL
06/03/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned in the Evros River near Edirne (TR) near Greek borderIOMTurkey/HurriyetDN
03/03/201823N.N. (2 babies; 4 w.; 17 men)Sub-Saharan Africa2 found dead on boat, presumed drowned off coast of Libya; 21 missing, 30 survivorsSOSMed/IOM/Reuters/Novinite
01/03/20181Lamine Condeh (man, 20)Sierra Leonedied due to lack of medical care in Passau (DE), was previously deported to Italy despite severe illnessmatteo/Flucht
28/02/20181Mike (man)unknowndied of head injury after fainting when police immobilized him during check near Lausanne station (CH)Renverse
27/02/20186N.N. (4 children; 1 w.; 1 man)unknowndied of hypothermia near the Mergasur River (IQ) close to Turkish border; 4 survivorsKurdistan24/DailySabah/IOM/Rudaw
17/02/20181N.N.unknowndrowned, body found 10 km off coast of Benabdelmalek Ramdane in Mostaganem (DZ)IOM Algeria/TheHuff
16/02/20181N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, body retrieved in Tripoli (LY)IOM Libya
16/02/20181N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, body retrieved in Zawiyah (LY)IOM Libya
15/02/201811N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies retrieved in Zuwara (LY)IOM Libya
14/02/20181N.N. (boy, 17)Pakistandrowned in Seine river, Paris (FR); under state protection but not enough care given, psych. problemsLe Monde
14/02/201819N.N. (4 children; 1 women; 14 m.)Somalia, Eritreadied in vehicle accident 60 km southeast of Bani Walid (LY); 159 survivorsDTM/NationalAE/Reuters/MENAFN/IOMLib
13/02/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, body found at Sidi Mejdoub beach, west of Mostaganem (DZ)Alg24/IOMAlgeria
13/02/20181Ayse Abdulrezzak (woman, 37)Turkeydrowned when boat sunk in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; teacher fleeing crackdown in TurkeyReu./TDEMD/IOMTurkey/TurkeyPurge/TR
13/02/20181Enes Abdulrezzak (boy, 11)Turkeydrowned when boat sunk in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; son of teacher fleeing crackdownReu./TDEMD/IOM Turkey/TurkeyPurge/TR
13/02/20181Halil Munir Abdulrezzak (boy, 3)Turkeydrowned when boat sunk in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; son of teacher fleeing crackdownReu./TDEMD/IOM Turkey/TurkeyPurge/TR
13/02/20181Ugur Abdulrezzak (man, 39)Turkeymissing after boat sunk in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; was fleeing post-coup crackdownReu./TDEMD/IOM Turkey/TurkeyPurge/TR
13/02/20181Fahrettin Dogan (man, 29)Turkeymissing after boat sunk in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; was fleeing post-coup crackdownReuters/TDEMD/IOMTurkey/CDS/TurkeyP
13/02/20181Asl? Dogan (woman, 27)Turkeymissing after boat sunk in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; was fleeing post-coup crackdownReu./TDEMD/IOM Turkey/TurkeyPurge/TR
13/02/20181Ibrahim Selim Dogan (boy, 3)Turkeymissing after boat sunk in the Evros River on TR-GR border; was fleeing post-coup crackdown in TurkeyReuters/TDEMD/IOMTurkey/CDS/TurkeyP
12/02/20181N.N. (girl)unknownpresumed drowned, unspecified location in the Strait of Gibraltar between Morocco and SpainCaminando/IOM
11/02/20185N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found 22 miles off Cape of Three Forks in Nador (MA); 29 survivorsCaminando/EPress/IOM
10/02/20181N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, body found at Zeralda beach, near Algiers (DZ)Alg24/IOMAlgeria
09/02/20187N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies retrieved in Zuwara (LY)IOM Libya
09/02/20183N.N. (3 men)unknowndied of hypothermia, near Alboran Island in Alboran Sea between Morocco and Spain; 32 survivorsSalvaM/Caminando/IOM
08/02/20181N.N. (man, 30)Sudandied of cold and lack of health care in front of a migrant reception centre in Paris (FR)Le Monde
04/02/20181Mamadou Laly Barry (man, 30)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Tidiane Jalloh "TJ" Bah (boy, 17)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Tahirou Barry (man, 22)Guineadrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Mohammed Diallo (man, 21)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Abdul Karim Barry (boy, 17)Guineadrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Alpha Moron Diallo (man, 28)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Alhassane Barry (man, 21)Guineadrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Amoudoubailo Diallo (man, 20)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Bouboucar Bah (man, 32)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Ben Ali Bah (man, 24)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Alpha "Bambino" Bah (boy, 14)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Mamadou Billo Diallo (man, 25)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Amoudou Taibou Diallo (boy, 16)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Mamadou Aliou Diallo (man, 34)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Oury Diallo (man, 18)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Mamadou Saliou Bah (man, 19)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Jalloh "JJ" Thierno Bah (man, 26)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Mamadou Saliou Bah (man, 23)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Ali Keita (man, 27)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181"Junior" (29, man)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Tidjane Bah (man, 19)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Oumou "Belle" Bah (girl, 16)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Youssouf Diallo (woman, 18)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Marlyatou "Marly" Diallo (w, 26)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Aminatou Diallo (woman, 25)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Djenabou Bah (woman, 19)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Safourata "Sofia" Sow (woman, 28)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Kaissa Camara (woman, 20)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Amadou Bah (man, 22)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Aladji Abdoulaye Diallo (man, 27)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Mamadou Aliou Bah (man, 28)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Thierno Bah (man, 21)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Amadou Bailo Diallo (man, 19)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Mamadou Dian Diallo (man, 21)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
04/02/20181Alpha Oumar Diallo (man, 19)unknowndrowned when small wooden boat capsized off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave); 1 survivorPRI/PrivateSource/BBC/El Diario/Caminan
01/02/2018100N.N. (incl 1 child, 5; 1 woman)Pakistan, Libya, unknown14 drowned after migrant boat to Italy capsized near Zuwara (LY); 86 missing; 3 survivedTelegraph/CNN/Guardian/NYTimes/Reuter
29/01/20181Adero (man, 40)Ethiopiahit by vehicle when he ran across motorway to avoid police check near Jabbeke (BE)France3/7sur7be/SudInfo/IOM/AFP/CMS/K
28/01/20181N.N. (young man)North Africasuicide in reception center in Joutseno in eastern Finland, in fear of deportationXinhua
28/01/201840N.N. (incl 3 women)unknown3 died after ship from Zuwara (LY) sank on way to Italy; 37 missing, 106 rescuedSOSMed/IOMItaly
27/01/20181Becky Moses (woman, 26)Nigeriadied in a fire at a migrant camp in Rosarno (IT); had been denied asylumLocalIT
22/01/20183N.N. (3 children)unknown2 drowned after boat from Comoros Islands to Mayotte (FR) capsized; 1 missing, 11 rescuedIOM
20/01/20181N.N. (man, 30)Moroccohit by train near Balerna station (CH) as he and another man tried to enter the countryCDT
18/01/20181N.N. (baby, 3 months)unknowndied of malnutrition and fever on board NGO ship that had rescued them between Libya and ItalyIOM/Reuters
16/01/20182N.N. (1 baby; 1 young man)unknownfound dead on overloaded wooden boat during rescue operation off coast of LibyaIOM
16/01/20182N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)Algeriadrowned in shipwreck north of Cap Falcon (DZ); 17 people rescuedIOM
15/01/20187N.N.North Africa5 bodies found in boat off Costa Teguise, Lanzarote (ES), 2 died after they arrived; 20 survivedVanguardNGR/IOM/BBC
14/01/20181N.N. (man, 28)Gambiastowaway, electrocuted on roof of train travelling from Ventimiglia (IT) to Menton (FR)Parisien/MidiLibre/TV5/IOM/IlMess/20MFR
13/01/20181N.N. (man, 30)Moroccohit by train near city of Bolzano, South Tirol (IT) near Italian-Austrian borderANSA/Secolo/IOM
12/01/20181N.N. (man, 23)Algeriafound dead by fishermen near Mostaganem, Algeria; went missing after trying to cross to SpainIOM
11/01/20181N.N. (man, 26)Afghanistanhit by vehicle on A14 motorway near Castel San Pietro (IT)GazzettaS/BolognaT/IOM
10/01/20181N.N. (man)unknownjumped drunk from a bridge into a canal in Paris (FR), was an asylum seeker, not clear if suicideParisien
10/01/2018100N.N.Libyamissing after boat sank off coast of Libya; 17 rescuedEagle/NAN/DailyStar/SunNewsOnline/IOM
09/01/20181S. (young man)Eritreastowaway, hit by vehicle on A16 highway near Marck, between Calais and Dunkirk (FR)CMS/Guardian/VoixDuNord/Parisien/Franc
09/01/201811N.N.unknown3 drowned after boat sank on way from Morocco to Spain; 8 missing, 43 survivorsCaminando
07/01/201812N.N. (incl 2 women)Africa2 found dead on boat rescued off coast of Libya; 10 missing, 270 rescuedIOMLibya/Ansamed/USNews
06/01/201864N.N. (incl 5 children; 8 women)Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leo8 drowned after overcrowded dinghy sank north of Garabulli (LY); 56 missing, 86 rescuedGuardian/SOSMed/DW/TimesOfIsrael/Tele
05/01/20184N.N.unknownfound dead on sinking boat near Tangiers cargo port (MA); 4 rescuedIOM
05/01/20181Ali (29, man)Tunisiacommitted suicide after failing to flee from the refugee camp of Lampedusa (IT)CLUE/BorderlineEU/BorderlineSic
02/01/20181N.N. (woman)Somaliafound frozen to death, went missing from travel companions near Ravadinovo (BG)Novinite
02/01/20181N.N.unknownpresumed drowned in the Kolpa River in Crnomelj (SI); 1 survivorz24.si/IOM Slovenia
01/01/20181Taher Rezai (man, 22)Afghanistansuicide, jumped out of window of refugee accommodation in Abensbergen (DE) fearing deportationSDZ/Thruttig/Pressenza
in Jan 181N.N. (woman)unknowndied of illness, working in Great Britain without papers and too afraid of deportation to see a doctorTheHuff
in Jan 181N.N.unknownfound dead at land border between Turkey and Greece, probably died trying to cross the Evros RiverIOM
in Jan 181N.N. (young woman)N.N.found dead off the coast of Ben Abdelmalek Ramdane (DZ), probably tried to reach SpainRef
in 20181N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead in Algerian government bus expelling migrants back to Niger; she had 2 sick childrenCBS
in 201810N.N.unknownfound washed up by the sea and buried in Zarzis (TN) between January and September 2018TorontoStar
in 20182N.N. (1 woman, 1 child)unknownfound washed up together by the sea and buried in Zarzis (TN) in 2018, maybe mother and childTorontoStar
in 20186N.N. (incl 1 woman)Eritrea, Somaliadied in Triq al Sikka detention centre (LY) of starvation and lack of medical treatmentNationalAE
in 20182N.N. (2 young men)Sudandied in the hands of traffickers in Tripoli (LY) as reported by their brother/friendST
in 20181N.N. (man, 41)unknownfound dead in room by roommate in Irish Reception Centre, cause of death recorded as unknownIRR/TheJournal
in 20182N.N. (1 woman, 1 man)unknownwife and husband found dead on the Evros River near Tychero (GR, near Turkish border)SydHerald
31/12/201764N.N. (incl 8 women)Libyafeared dead after they went missing from dinghy with 150 aboard; 8 bodies found, 86 rescuedUSNews/AP/FoxNews
29/12/20171Jabar (man, 31)Afghanistanstowaway, crushed by content of truck when it crashed near Calais (FR), trying to join his family in GBLocalFR/Guardian/Torondel/CMS/IOM
29/12/20171Mohamed Bouderbal (man, 36)Algeriasuicide in Archidona prison (ES) used as temporary migrant centre, was put in isolation for riotingEWN/Olive/ArabNews/LocalES/OtraAnda/S
28/12/20171N.N. (man, 20-25)Africadied trying to swim across the Evros River from Turkey to GreeceGreekReporter/NewArab/IOM
27/12/20171N.N. (man, 20)Africafell from shack he had been sleeping in above A8 motorway between Ventimiglia (IT) and Nice (FR)LocalFR/RivRadio/FranceBleu
25/12/20171N.N. (man, 20s)unknownstowaway, electrocuted on a train travelling from Italy to Austria, found at Brennero station (IT)Larena/MSF
25/12/20171N.N. (girl, 2)Syriadied crushed on overcrowded dinghy between Turkey and Mytilini, Lesbos (GR); 76 rescuedWatchTheMed/LesvoSol
22/12/20171Abdullah Dilsouz (boy, 15)Afghanistanrun over by refrigeration truck while walking along motorway near Calais (FR) on way to Great BritainGuardianUn./CMS
21/12/20171Kantra Doucoure (man, 18)Malisuicide, threw himself under train in Paris (FR) after he turned 18, no help anymore, feared deportationMediapart/Abamako
20/12/20177N.N. (incl 2 children)unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Diriyah (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderHRW/IOM
20/12/20171M.G. (man, 18)Pakistandied of hypothermia after border guards sent him back from Greece to Turkey through cold riverDailySabah/SonHaberler/IOM/Milliyet
16/12/20171N.N.unknownfell into water when he tried to climb a cliff after boat was stranded in Tangiers harbour (MA)Watch TheMed
15/12/20171N.N. (boy, 12)Eritreahit by train as he walked along tracks near St-Triphon station (CH), had escaped from a homeSwiss.ch
13/12/20173N.N.unknownwent missing in the Alboran Sea between Spain and Morocco; 32 rescuedWatch TheMed/IOM
13/12/20171N.N.unknownfound dead in boat near Alboran Island between Spain and Morocco; 68 rescuedIOM
08/12/20178N.N. (incl 3 men)unknown3 drowned, bodies found off Messida beach in El Kala (DZ); 5 missing, 4 survivorsOran/IOM
04/12/20173N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)unknowndrowned when boat overturned in waters close to Larache (MA); 40 rescuedLV/AsiaPacific/IOM/AfricaNews
04/12/20171N.N.unknownfound dead off coast of Nerja (ES), had probably attempted to cross from MoroccoIOM
03/12/201710N.N. (incl 6 children)unknowndied in vehicle accident in Altinozu district of Hatay (TR); 8 survivorsDailySabah/AsiaPacific/IOM/NewArab
in Dec 171Ali (man)Iraqshot in Baghdad (Iraq) just weeks after deportation, asylum denied by Finnish immigration serviceEuronews
in Dec 171Alexander Tekle (man, 18)Eritreacommitted suicide, found dead in London (UK), lost hope in fear of rejection by Home OfficeGuardian/DailyMail
in Dec 171Sharif (man, 40s)Kurdistan-Iraqsuicide, jumped out window of asylum centre in Yverdon (CH), wanted back to Iraq but was stateless20MCh
29/11/20174N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa3 found dead during rescue operation 5 miles south of Tarifa (ES); 1 reported missing, 2 rescuedSalvaM/EFE/IOM/El Diario
28/11/20171N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead off coast of Cape Trafalgar near Barbate (ES)IOM
28/11/20174N.N.unknowndied after trafficker drove car off cliff near Kavala (GR); 4 survivedAP/PakToday/IOM
27/11/20171N.N.unknownstowaway, died in container on ferry going from port of Melilla (Spanish enclave) to mainland SpainIOM
26/11/20171N.N. (young woman)unknownfound dead in boat drifting in the sea; NGO had to wait hours for rescue permission from ItalySOSMed
25/11/20171N.N. (10, boy)Afghanistantrampled to death on boat to Lesbos (GR), panic broke out at sight of Frontex patrol boatAljazeera/RTBF/GulfToday/IOM/Euronews/
25/11/201731N.N. (incl 3 children; 18 women)unknowndrowned after boat capsized off Garabulli (LY); unknown number missing, 60 rescuedReuters/BBC/IOM/AFP/LibCoastG
25/11/20171N.N.unknownfound dead near Tarifa (ES); had probably attempted to cross from MoroccoIOM
25/11/20171N.N.unknownfound dead near Barbate (ES); had probably attempted to cross from MoroccoIOM
25/11/20176N.N.unknownbodies recovered over weekend of 25 to 26 November from shores of MoroccoIOM/Caminando
23/11/201720N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck in the Mediterranean SeaIOM/MSF/Proactiva/UNHCR
23/11/20171Lula (woman, 28)Eritreadied of illness in Libya before leaving to Italy; had been pregnant from rape and aborted at late stageIOM/MSF/Proactiva/UNHCR/CBC/RTBF
22/11/20171N.N. (man, 34)Algeriadied in hospital after police beat him at Kastrup airport (DK) because he refused deportationTheHuff/Vivre/ObsAlgerie/TheHuffMaghreb
22/11/20176N.N. (incl 1 man)unknownmissing in shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and Italy; 107 rescuedProactiva
21/11/20171Madina Hussini (girl, 6)Afghanistanhit by train after Croatian border police forced her family back to Serbia in unsafe conditionsUSNews/IOM/AP/FoxNews/TotalHRNews/
21/11/20173N.N.Syriadied trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderIOM
21/11/20171N.N. (man, 20-30)Africa or Asiafound dead in abandoned building outside mountain village in Evros border region (GR)Fox/IOM
19/11/20171Arim Bakar (man, 27)Iraqsuicide, at Morton Hall detention centre (GB); he was on suicide watchIRR/No-Deportations
19/11/20174N.N. (1 child; 3 men)unknown3 drowned, bodies found near Santa Catalina (Spanish enclave of Ceuta); 1 missingFaroCeuta/Caminando/IOM
17/11/20171N.N. (boy, 17)Syriatortured by Turkish border guards near Iskenderun (TR) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
15/11/20171N.N.unknowndied in a fire in the asylum centre of Bamberg, (DE); 14 other people got gas poisoningSP
13/11/20171N.N. (boy, 11)Afghanistansuicide, in refugee centre in Baden (AT); his confused 23 y. old brother looked after him & 5 siblingsORF/Heute/DerStandard/LocalAT/ElPeriodi
11/11/20171Nur Maden (woman, 36)Turkeydrowned near Lesbos (GR) with husband & children; was teacher fleeing the post-coup purge in TurkeyGulfToday/RTBF/TurkeyPurge/IOM/HelCoa
11/11/20171Nadire Maden (girl, 13)Turkeydrowned near Lesbos (GR) with siblings& parents who were teachers fleeing post-coup purge in TurkeyGulfToday/RTBF/TurkeyPurge/IOM/HelCoa
11/11/20171Bahar Maden (girl, 10)Turkeydrowned near Lesbos (GR) with siblings& parents who were teachers fleeing post-coup purge in TurkeyGulfToday/RTBF/TurkeyPurge/IOM/HelCoa
11/11/20171Feridun Maden (boy, 7)Turkeydrowned near Lesbos (GR) with siblings& parents who were teachers fleeing post-coup purge in TurkeyGulfToday/RTBF/TurkeyPurge/IOM/HelCoa
11/11/20171Huseyin Maden (man, 40)Turkeydrowned near Lesbos (GR) with wife and children; he was a teacher fleeing persecution in TurkeyGulfToday/RTBF/TurkeyPurge
10/11/20172N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Iskenderun (TR) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
06/11/201755N.N. (incl 2 children)unknown5 drowned when rescue operation turned into panic in the Mediterranean Sea; 50 missing, 106 rescuedSeaWatch/Breitbart/IOMItaly/IOMLibya/Gio
04/11/20171N.N. (woman)unknowndied from severe fuel burns in hospital in Tangiers (MA) after being rescued from sinking boatIOM
03/11/201774N.N. (incl 21 girls-women, 14-18)Nigeria, Niger, unknown1 died of ruptured liver, 20 drowned in shipwreck off coast of Libya; 53 missing, 64 rescuedGuardian/Trouw/VK/Xinhua/IOM/CNN/New
03/11/201714N.N. (incl 3 girls-women, 14-18)Nigeria, Niger, unknown3 drowned in shipwreck off coast of Libya; 11 missing, 125 rescuedCNN/TheHuff/NYtimes/CTV/IOM/Xinhua/G
03/11/20171Osato Osara (pregnant w., 20)Nigeriadrowned in shipwreck off coast of Libya with 25 other young womenCNN/TheHuff/NYtimes/CTV/IOM/Xinhua/G
03/11/20171Marian Shaka (pregnant w, 20)Nigeriadrowned in shipwreck off coast of Libya with 25 other young womenCNN/TheHuff/NYtimes/CTV/IOM/Xinhua/G
03/11/201710N.N. (incl 1 woman)unknown4 drowned in shipwreck near Kalolimnos (GR) close to Turkey; 6 missing, 15 rescuedWatchTheMed/IOMTurkey/Reuters
in Nov 171Filmon Yemane (man, 18)Eritreasuicide in sheltered refugee accommodation in London (GB), was in a state of crisis, did not get helpGuardian/DailyMail
in Nov 171Mostafa (man, 20)Afghanistanfell into ravine in Valzeina (CH), possibly suicide, was depressed, maybe feared deportationFacebook/VMV
in Nov 176N.N.unknowndrowned after falling from boat overnight off coast of Libya; 107 rescuedIOM
in Nov 171N.N. (woman)unknowndied due to lack of medical care, found with survivors on boat off coast of LibyaIOM
in Nov 178N.N.unknownfound dead on rubber dinghy with 150 people aboard, on way from Libya to ItalyIOM
in Nov 1713N.N. (incl 1 child, 3)unknownbodies found in the Mediterranean SeaNYTimes
29/10/20175N.N.unknown2 died after boat capsized off coast of Tangiers (MA); 3 missing; 46 survivedCaminando/ElDiario/IOM/Publico
25/10/20171N.N. (man)Syriabeaten to death by border guards at Ras al-Ayn (SY) near Syrian-Turkish border; 3 badly injuredSOHR/IOM
24/10/20171Lamine Fatty (man, 23)Gambiadied at La Blecherette prison in Lausanne (CH) after arrest due to mistaken identity; he had epilepsyLeTemps
22/10/20178N.N.unknownfound dead near Al Khums (LY), probably drowned attempting to cross the Mediterranean SeaIOM Libya
19/10/20171N.N.unknownfound dead in Al Maya (LY), probably drowned attempting to cross the Mediterranean SeaIOM
16/10/20171John Milton Nagel (man, 48)USAcommitted suicide in deportation centre (NL); had to return to the USA, suffered from schizophreniaDVHN
16/10/20171N.N. (man, 26)Algeriastowaway, hit by bumper of truck he was hidden in near La Jonquera (ES) on border with FranceDiariGirona/IOM
14/10/20172N.N. (2 young men)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Dorriyeh (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
13/10/201728N.N.unknownbodies found in the sea off coast of Al Khums (LY)IOM Libya
11/10/20174N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies recovered off coast of Sfax (TN)IOM Tunisia
10/10/20171N.N. (man, 29)Chinasuicide, hanged himself in asylum transit zone of Frankfurt Airport (DE)FR
09/10/201752N.N. (incl 8 men)Tunisia45 drowned when boat to Italy collided with Tunisian navy ship; 7 missing, 38 rescuedReuters/Telegraph/Ansamed/DRS/News24
08/10/20171N.N. (man)Africastowaway, died when he jumped off freight train outside in Bavaria (DE); 2 survivorsSDZ/MainPost/IOM
07/10/20171N.N. (man, 38)Sri Lankashot dead by Ticino cantonal police in Brissago (CH) in a fight between asylum seekersSwiss.ch
03/10/20171Carrington Spencer (man, 38)Jamaicadied due to lack of medical care after suffering a stroke on 28 September in detention centre (GB)IRR/No-DFeportation/Symaag
03/10/201768N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, found off coast of Tripoli (LY)IOM Lybia
01/10/20173N.N. (1 child; 2 men)unknowncrushed to death at unspecified location between Sabratha (LY) and ItalyUNHCRItaly/IOM
in Oct 171Abbas (man, 19)Gambiastowaway, hit by train at Bolzano station (IT) as he was walking on the tracksMSF
in Oct 171N.N. (man)Kurdistandied trying to cross the Black Sea from Turkey to RomaniaRudaw
in Oct 175N.N. (5 boys)Senegaldrowned after 1 month at sea in the Mediterranean Sea; boys were from village in Pakour (SN)VK
30/09/20171N.N.unknowndied on boat in distress near Tangiers (MA) while trying to reach Spain; 6 rescuedWatch TheMed
30/09/20176N.N. (2 children; 4 men)unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Diriyah (ST) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderHuman Rights Watch/IOM
28/09/20171N.N. (girl, 9)unknowndied in hospital after boat capsized between Turkey and Greek island of Kastellorizo; 6 rescuedIOMGreece
27/09/20171N.N. (boy, 17)Libyastowaway, clung to axles of truck, then fell off and was run over on A28 motorway near Abbeville (FR)Le Figaro/IOM
26/09/20171N.N. (man)Irandied of hypoglycemia at Romanian-Serbian border, Jimbolia (RO), border guards refused medical helpJurnalul/PressAlert/IOM
24/09/20171Cheik (man, 25)unknowngassed by security forces when trying to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave) via sewer systemCaminando/FaroMelilla/IOM/IsabellaAN
24/09/20171N.N. (man)unknowngassed by security forces when trying to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave) via sewer systemCaminando/FaroMelilla/IOM
23/09/20171N.N. (man, 28)Ukrainebled to death when resident of his refugee shelter castrated him as vengeance for being raped (DE)Wochenblatt
22/09/201737N.N.Iraqdrowned when boat from Kocaeli (TR) to Romania sank in the Black Sea; 40 rescuedDailySabah/HurriyetDN/ABCNews/IOM Tur
22/09/20171Lawend Shamal (boy, 3)Iraqdrowned with 37 others when boat from Kocaeli (TR) to Romania sank in the Black SeaDailySabah/HurriyetDN/ABCNews/IOMTurk
20/09/20171N.N. (boy)unknownshot by Turkish border guards in Al-Muhasan (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
19/09/20171N.N. (man)Chinadied at Dungavel detention centre in Scotland (GB)BBC/IRR/TFN/SDV/IndCat
15/09/201797N.N.Africa9 died when ship from Sabratha (LY) ran out of fuel and sank; 88 missing, 35 rescuedNews24/VanguardNGR/USNews/IOM
15/09/20173N.N.unknownfound dead in dinghy during rescue operation at sea northwest of Tripoli (LY)IOM
15/09/20173N.N. (1 child, 3; 1 woman; 1 man)Cameroon, unknownfound dead on rubber dinghy during rescue operation 44 km off coast of Tripoli (LY); 139 rescuedDefenceForcesIRL/IOM/RCItaly
15/09/20171N.N. (boy, 12)Syriashot by Turkish border guards at unspecified location while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
14/09/20171Eyob Tefera (man, 27)Ethiopiasuicide by drowning in Swansea marina (GB) asylum claim failed, dream of studying in UK was dashedBBC
12/09/20172N.N.Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Iskenderun (TR) at Syrian-Turkish border; 10 injuredSOHR/IOM
07/09/20171Tashi Namgyal (man)Tibetsuicide, lay down on railway track in Lucerne (CH), because 300 Tibetan refugees got rejected in CHTibetEx
07/09/20171Marcin Gwozdzinski (man, 28)Polandsuicide, found at Harmondsworth detention centre (GB) and died in hospital 4 days laterGuardian/IRR
05/09/20171N.N. (man)unknowndied in his room in refugee centre of Lausanne (CH), was discovered only after a few daysCourrier/EVAM
03/09/20171N.N. (girl)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Atmeh (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
02/09/20171N.N. (boy)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Hatay (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
31/08/20177N.N. (7 women)Congo, Guineadied when boat was intercepted by authorities near Melilla (Spanish enclave); 13 survivedMEOnline/Caminando/IOM/Contexto
31/08/20171N.N.Syriashot by Turkish border guards while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
30/08/2017120N.N. (25 women; 95 men)Nigeria, unknownmissing in shipwreck off coast of Ben Gardane (TN) on way from Zuwara (LY) to Italy; 1 survivorIOMTunisia/AA
29/08/20171Mohamed Dahir (man, 18)Somaliasuicide in flat in Larnaca (Cyprus), got depressed when after long waiting his asylum was rejectedCNR/KISA
27/08/20172N.N. (2 men)unknownhit by train while walking along tracks in Evros border region between Alexandroupoli and Dikaia (GR)AP/IOMGreece/KI
27/08/20175N.N. (5 men)unknownpresumed drowned, bodies retrieved in Al Khums (LY)IOMLibya
26/08/20171N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, found electrocuted on train from Italy at Cannes-La Bocca station (FR)Parisien/IOM
24/08/20171N.N. (young man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards at unspecified location near Syrian-Turkish border; wife and child injuredSOHR/IOM
22/08/20171N.N. (boy)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Jisr al-Shughur (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderEASO/IOM
20/08/20179N.N. (3 children; 5 w.; 1 man)Comoros1 drowned afer boat sank on way from Anjouan (KM) to Mayotte (FR); 8 missingHabComores
20/08/20171Mohamed "Govea" Assoumani (m)Comorosmissing after boat sank on way from Anjouan (KM) to Mayotte (FR)HabComores
20/08/20171Nassur Said Mhadji "DJ Silva" (man)Comorosmissing after boat sank on way from Anjouan (KM) to Mayotte (FR)HabComores
17/08/20171N.N. (man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards at unspecified location while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR
16/08/20171N.N. (man, 36)Iraqhit by train at entrance to the Peglia tunnel in Ventimiglia (IT)ANSA/IOM
11/08/20171N.N. (woman)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Darkush (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
09/08/20171N.N. (young man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards at unspecified location while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
08/08/20171N.N. (man)Syriatortured by Turkish border guards near Al-Malikiyah (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
07/08/20172N.N. (2 men)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Darkush (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
06/08/20178N.N.unknownfound dead in dinghy near Sabratha (LY)IOM Libya
03/08/20171Fisha (man, 22)Eritreastowaway, jumped out of van and hit by several vehicles on A16 highway near Calais (FR)VoixDuNord/Ya.N/CMS
01/08/20178N.N. (3 men; 5 women)unknowndied of asphyxiation on dinghy off coast of Libya; 500 survivedIOMItaly/Citizen
in Aug 171Tsegeweyni (man, 21)Eritreadied of starvation in the migrant camp of Bin Walid (LY)Flucht
in Aug 171Tekle (man, 18)Eritreadied of starvation and illness in the migrant camp of Bin Walid (LY)Flucht
in Aug 172N.N.unknownfound dead between 15 and 18 of August in Zawiyah (LY)IOM
in Aug 171N.N.unknownfound dead in first days of August in the Strait of Gibraltar, south of Tarifa (ES)IOM
31/07/20171N.N. (man)unknowndrowned in the Strait of Gibraltar, south of Isla de las Palomas, Tarifa (ES)DiarioCadiz
28/07/20174N.N.unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Darkush (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
27/07/20172N.N. (2 men)unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Harem (TR) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
27/07/20178N.N. (incl 5 children; 2 women)unknown7 drowned after boat capsized off coast of Cesme (TR); 1 missing, 9 rescuedIOMTurkey/AA
25/07/201716N.N. (incl 6 women; 2 pregn. w.)unknown10 found dead on crowded rubber boat off coast of Libya; 3 jumped into see (missing), 181 rescuedReuters/TheHuff/PBS/Proactiva/UNHCR/El
25/07/20172N.N.unknownbodies recovered in Tripoli (LY)IOM Libya
22/07/20171Omar (boy, 17)Sudanstowaway, run over by bus he tried to catch to Calais (FR), at Gare du Nord Brussels (BE)BrusselsTimes/CMS
15/07/20171N.N. (man)unknownfound dead on Calahonda beach in Mijas, Malaga (ES)Sur/IOM
15/07/20176N.N.unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Iskenderun (TR) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
12/07/20173N.N. (incl 1 child)unknownshot by Turkish border guards in province of Idlib (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
12/07/20171N.N. (man, 23)Gambiahit by truck after being expelled from France at Strada Statale 1 near Ventimiglia (IT)Stampa/IOM
11/07/20173N.N.unknowndrowned off coast of Al Hoceima (MA); 48 survivorsCaminando/Ell Diario/IOM
10/07/20171N.N. (man)unknownfound dead in Al Maya (LY); probably drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean SeaIOM
08/07/20172N.N.unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Ayn al-Bayda (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
08/07/201735N.N.unknownmissing after rubber boat sank northwest of Garabulli (LY); 65 people rescuedAljazeera
06/07/201749N.N.unknownmissing, after boat from Morocco to Spain capsized in the Alboran Sea; 3 survivorsSalvaM/EPress/El Diario/IOM/VozAlm
03/07/20174N.N.unknownfound dead in Tajoura, east of Tripoli (LY); probably drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean SeaIOM Libya
01/07/20179N.N. (6 women; 3 men)unknowndrowned trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and ItalyCoastGuardS/IOM
01/07/20171N.N.unknownfound dead near Ventimiglia (IT) at Italian-French borderOpenMigration/IOM
in July 174N.N. (incl 2 men)Africafound dead on coast of Tunisia, drowned at least 2 months earlier; buried in Zarzis (TN)WorldCrunch
30/06/201760N.N.unknowndrowned at unspecified location between Libya and Italy; 80 survivorsIOM Italy
30/06/20171N.N. (man)unknowndied of unknown causes in hospital in Lampedusa (IT) after being rescued off coast of LibyaProactiva/IOM
28/06/20171N.N.unknowndied in shipwreck near Tajoura (LY)BDNews24
28/06/201729N.N. (2 women; 27 men)unknowndrowned, bodies recovered near Tajoura (LY)IOMLibya/BDNEWS24
28/06/20172N.N.unknownbodies recovered in Zawiyah (LY)IOM Libya
27/06/20177N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies retrieved in Tajoura, east of Tripoli (LY)IOM Libya
26/06/201710N.N.unknownshot by Turkish border guards in province of Idlib (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
26/06/20172N.N. (2 men)Syriashot by Turkish border guards near Darkush (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
21/06/201718N.N.unknownbodies recovered near Garabulli (LY); 2 survivorsIOM Libya
21/06/20175N.N. (5 men)unknownbodies recovered near Tajoura (LY)IOMLibya
20/06/20173N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found in advanced state of decomposition 20 miles north of Zuwara (LY)JugendR/IOM/Proactiva
19/06/201785N.N. (incl children)North Africa, Syriadrowned when migrant boat broke in two and sank between Libya and ItalyIndependent
19/06/20177N.N.unknowndrowned when migrant boat sank between Libya and ItalyIndependent
18/06/20179N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies recovered in Tajoura, east of Tripoli (LY)IOM Libya
18/06/20177N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies retrieved northwest of Zawiyah (LY)IOM Libya
17/06/2017110N.N.unknownmissing after boat sank off coast of Zuwara (LY); 25 rescuedIOM Libya
17/06/20175N.N.unknowndrowned off coast of Sabratha (LY); 135 rescuedUNHCR
16/06/2017129N.N.Sudan, Nigeriamissing after migrant boat from Libya had its motor stolen and sank; 4 rescuedIndependent/DW/DerStandard/IOM Italy/FF
16/06/20178N.N.unknownbodies recovered in Al Mutred, west of Zawiyah (LY)IOM Libya
16/06/20175N.N.Sub-Saharan Africabodies found in advanced state of decomposition on boat adrift at sea, 70 miles off Cartagena (ES)SalvaM
15/06/20173N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies retrieved in Janzour, west of Tripoli (LY)RCLibya/IOM Libya
15/06/20174N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found decomposed on the beach in Zawiyah (LY)RCLibya/IOM Libya
14/06/20175N.N. (incl 1 child)unknownshot by Turkish border guards near Hassaniya Hattiya (SY) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
13/06/20171Alfatehe Ahmed Bachire(boy, 17)Sudandrowned while cleaning his shoes in the Roia river in Ventimiglia (IT), place where many refugees campGuardian/MSF/OpenMigration
10/06/2017110N.N. (incl 6 women; 10 men)Africa10 drowned in several incidents on way from Libya to Italy; 100 missing, 1650 rescued that dayReuters/RT/NYTimes/Tagesschau/IOMItaly
04/06/201719N.N. (2 children; 9 women; 8 m.)unknowndrowned, bodies washed up to Zarzis (TN)IOMTunisia
04/06/20179N.N.Pakistan, Afghanistanaccident with minibus driven by 16-year-old near Pazardjik (BG), Turkish-Greek border; 7 survivorsDW/IOM
03/06/20171Blessing Eboigbe (woman, 26)unknownbody found on deflating boat in the Strait of Sicily near Italy; 1 baby lost her mother; 125 rescuedSC/IOM/Necropolis
03/06/20171N.N. (boy, 5)Russiamurdered by man residing at same refugee shelter; authorities knew the man was dangerousSDZ/RT
03/06/20173N.N.unknownbodies found on deflating boat in the Strait of Sicily near Italy; 1 baby lost her mother, 125 rescuedSC/IOM/Necropolis
01/06/20171N.N.unknownfound dead with burn wounds, probably of electric shock, at Sorghum railway station in Dialogi (GR)IOM Greece
31/05/20171Kim LeVietnamsuicide, in hospital in Angres (FR) after living in migrant camp nearbyCMS
31/05/201713N.N.unknownbodies found off coast of TunisiaIOM Tunisia
29/05/201730N.N. (incl 1 small child)unknown2 drowned after boat sank off coast of Libya; 28 missingVOA/USNews
29/05/201720N.N. (incl 2 women; 8 men)unknown10 drowned in shipwreck between Libya and Italy; 10 missingIOMItaly
27/05/201710N.N.unknowndrowned during 24 hour rescue operation between Libya and Italy; 2200 rescuedDailySabah
25/05/20171Mary Ipishbe (preg. woman, 27)Nigeriadrowned off Tripoli (LY), pushed off boat when rescue boat appeared; buried in Palermo (IT)Guardian
24/05/201782N.N.unknownmissing after rubber boat deflated in the Meditteranean Sea on way from Libya to ItalyUSNews
23/05/201734N.N. (incl 7 children; 13 women)unknowndrowned after boat of 500 capsized off Libya, sending 200 into the seaDailyStar/USNews/Xinhua
23/05/20171N.N. (man)Senegalstowaway, found electrocuted on train from Italy at Cannes-La Bocca station (FR)GazzettaMezzo/IOM/MMP
23/05/20171N.N. (man)unknownshot by Turkish border guards in province of Idlib (TR) while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR/IOM
22/05/20172N.N.West Africa, unknown1 drowned in the Mediterranean Sea on way to Italy; 1 missingIOM
22/05/20172N.N. (2 men)unknownfound dead in Al Maya (LY)IOM
19/05/20171N.N. (man, 30)Malistowaway, found electrocuted on train from Ventimiglia (IT) to Cannes (FR)Parisien/Nice/DailyMail
19/05/20172N.N.unknown1 drowned during rescue operations between Libya and Italy; 1 missingIOM
19/05/2017157N.N. (children; women; men)unknown1 drowned when boat heading for Italy sank in the Mediterranean Sea; 156 missing; 4 survivedAustralian
19/05/20171N.N.Sub-Saharan Africamissing after boat sank near the enclave of Melilla when civil guard approached; 24 rescuedLV/El Diario
17/05/20172N.N.unknownfound dead in Tripoli (LY)IOM
16/05/20171N.N. (woman)unknownfound dead in Sabratha (LY)IOM
16/05/20172N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)unknownfound dead in Zawiyah (LY)IOM
16/05/20171N.N.unknownfound dead in Tripoli (LY)IOM
16/05/20177N.N.unknownmissing after boat attempting to cross the Strait of Gibraltar could not be foundLV/SUR
15/05/20171N.N.unknownmissing, in the Strait of Gibraltar off coast of Tangiers (MA); 6 survivedPerCat/LV/SUR/IOM
12/05/201720N.N. (incl 7 men)unknown7 found dead during rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea; 13 missing, 484 rescuedRTLNieuws/Diario de Noticias/IOM Italy/Re
10/05/20171Farhad (man, 29)Afghanistanshot by the Taliban with his cousin after Germany deported him to AfghanistanAsyl in Not
07/05/2017163N.N. (incl 1 baby; 9 ch.; 40 w.)unknown11 drowned after ship sank off coast of Libya; 152 missing, 7 rescuedIndependent/PBS/Trouw/VK/IOM Libya/RT
07/05/201711N.N. (incl 1 woman)Comoros1 drowned after boat from Anjouan (KM) to Mayotte (FR) sank; 10 missing, 13 survivorsGazetteComores
05/05/201782N.N.unknownmissing after overcrowded leaking boat capsized between Libya and Italy; 50 survivedIndependent/PBS/Trouw/VK
04/05/201719N.N.unknownfound dead by fishermen off coast of Libya coast near Subratah (LY)IOM
04/05/20171N.N.unknowndied of gunshot, found during rescue operation of 2 boats between Libya and ItalyIOM
02/05/20171N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, electrocuted in Paris while climbing on roof of Eurostar train to London (GB)Sun/Parisien/IOM/Independent/Francetvinf
in May 176N.N.unknownfound dead during rescue operation between Libya and ItalyIOM
in May 1712N.N.unknownmissing in the Mediterranean Sea for recorded period of one weekIOM
26/04/20171N.N.unknownfound dead off coast of Tobruk (LY)IOM
24/04/201728N.N. (incl 2 ch.; 6 women; 8 men)Syria, Cameroon, Congo16 drowned when boat sank off Lesbos (GR); 12 missing, 2 rescuedRel/News24/ChAfrica
21/04/20171N.N. (man)unknownlack of access to medication in hospital in Bari (IT); arrived with high fever after rescue at seaMessogiorno/IOM
18/04/201799N.N.unknownmissing in several shipwrecks on same day in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and ItalyIOM Italy
18/04/20174N.N.unknownfound crushed on migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and ItalyIOM Italy
18/04/201728N.N. (incl 4 women)unknowndied of dehydration and starvation after boat broke down off coast of Sabratha (LY)Reuters
16/04/20177N.N. (inc. 1 boy, 8; 1 pregnant w)unknowndied during rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea travelling from Libya to Italy; 8,500 rescuedVK/FocusDE/IOM/Reuters
16/04/2017100N.N.unknownreported missing, 7 bodies found during rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea; 8500 savedMEOnline
16/04/201713N.N. (incl 1 child; 2 women; 4 m.)unknowndied at sea on way from Libya to Italy during a weekend of rescue operations; 8,500 people rescuedIOMItaly/BBC
15/04/20175N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found off coast of Garabulli (LY); 101 rescuedIOM Libya
13/04/201797N.N. (5 children; 15 w.; 77 men)Sub-Saharan Africamissing after boat sank off Tripoli (LY); 23 survivorsMetro/WorldBul/IOM Lybia/VOA
12/04/20175N.N.unknownpresumed drowned in the Strait of Gibraltar off coast of Spain; 6 survivorsAPDHA/IOM/Caminando
11/04/20173N.N. (1 child; 1 woman; 1 man)unknowndrowned after boat capsized off coast of Alboran Island (ES); 32 rescuedAEspagnola/IOM/SUR
10/04/20171N.N. (man, 29)Syriasuicide, set himself on fire at refugee camp on Chios (GR), died of injuries 11 days laterAnsamed
09/04/20171Branko Zdravkovic (man, 43)unknownsuicide, hanged himself in toilet at Verne detention centre (GB), believed to be at risk of self-harmBourEcho/IRR/DailyEcho
05/04/20171N.N.unknownfound dead in train near Portogruaro (IT)PrensaLat/IOM
02/04/20171N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, body recovered near Panagiouda, Lesbos (GR)HelCoastG/IOM
01/04/20171Mohammed Hassan (boy, 17)Iraqcrushed when truck he had been clinging to reversed over him in Banbury, Oxfordshire (GB)BBC/IOM
30/03/20171Faisal Imran (man, 28)Pakistansuicide, asylum seeker jumped from hotel roof in Leipzig (DE), died later in hospitalAlleBleiben/Geo
29/03/20173N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)unknowndrowned off coast of Sabratha (LY)IOMLibya
28/03/20175N.N.unknowndrowned when boat sank off coast of Libya; 141 survivedReu./Mic
27/03/20171N.N. (woman)unknowndrowned in river on border between Iraqi-Kurdistan and TurkeyEASO/IOM
26/03/20173N.N. (3 women)unknowndrowned in the Mergasur River (IQ) near Iraqi-Turkish border; 2 survivorsRudaw/IOM
25/03/20171N.N. (man, 20)Afghanistansuicide in Haar, Bavaria (DE) in fear of deportation after receiving refusal of asylum applicationAZ/Zhaghdablai
23/03/20172Hayider (1 boy, 1; 1 girl, 3)Syriadrowned with their mother on the way to Greece; Germany did not let their father bring them overBBC/CTV/Flucht
23/03/2017235N.N.unknownmissing after 2 boats capsized near coast of LibyaBBC/CTV/Sun
23/03/201711N.N. (incl 5 children)Syriadrowned when boat sank off Kusadasi (TR) trying to reach Greece; 9 rescuedBBC/CTV
23/03/20175N.N. (5 boys-men, 16-25)Africadrowned when 2 boats capsized near coast of LibyaBBC/CTV/Sun
21/03/20171N.N. (boy, 17)Guineadied on mountain trail between Menton (FR) and Grimaldi (IT), rescue team did not find him in timeAFP/IOM/OpenMigration/Anafe
21/03/201766N.N.unknownmissing, boat capsized between Libya and Italy; 54 rescuedCTV
21/03/20171N.N. (boy, 17)Guineadied on mountain trail between Menton (FR) and Grimaldi (IT), rescue team did not find him in timeAFP/IOM/OpenMigration/Anafe
20/03/201710N.N. (1 woman; 9 men)unknownburned, bodies found at unspecified location off coast of Zawiyah (LY)IOMLibya
20/03/201710N.N.unknownmissing, presumed drowned after bodies found at unspecified location in Strait of Sicily; 117 rescuedUNHCR
19/03/20173N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found at unspecified location off coast of Zuwara (LY); 215 rescuedIOM Libya
18/03/20178N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found at unspecified location between North Africa and ItalyIOM Italy
15/03/20171Maslax Moxamed (man, 19)Somaliasuicide, hung himself in park near asylum reception centre of Pomezia (IT), sent back from BelgiumMSF
11/03/20171N.N. (man, 20)Afghanistanstowaway, hit head when jumping out of truck heading wrong way on A16 near Dunkirk (FR)LePhare/IOM
09/03/201711N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies recovered on Tallil Seyahi beach near Sabratha (LY)UNHCR Libya/IOM
08/03/20171Mustafa Zumre (man)Turkeydrowned after jumping in Evros River to avoid police at Umurca (TR); engineer fleeing post-coup purgeTurkeyPurge
08/03/20173N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies recovered on coast of Al Khums (LY)IOM Libya
03/03/20171N.N. (boy, 16)unknowndied on rescue boat in Mediterranean Sea near Catania, Sicily (IT) due to lack of access to medicinesReuters/IOM
03/03/201725N.N. (incl 6 women)unknownmissing after boat sank 5 km off coast of Tajoura (LY); 115 rescuedIOMItaly
02/03/20171Mamadou Konate (man, 33)Malidied in a fire at migrant camp in San Severo (IT); 100 huts destroyedExpressUK/LocalIT/Reuters/ANSA/Breitbar
02/03/20171Nouhou Doumbia (man, 36)Malidied in a fire at migrant camp in San Severo (IT); 100 huts destroyedExpressUK/LocalIT/Reuters/ANSA/Breitbar
27/02/20171Diakite Yoursuf (man, 20)Somaliastowaway, electrocuted on roof of train from Como (IT) as electrical current changed in SwitzerlandWorldRadio/IOM/Provincia/MSF/OpenMigr
27/02/20171N.N. (man)Syriashot by Turkish border guards at unspecified location while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR
23/02/201714N.N.unknowndrowned in migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea off coast of Zuwara (LY); 400 survivorsIOM Libya
23/02/20171Lazragui Khalea (man, 27)Algeriadrowned while trying to swim to boat, resident of temporary immigration centre in Ceuta (Spanish enclave)EFE
22/02/201715N.N. (incl 2 children)unknownfound dead in a shipping container near Al-Khums (LY), had been trapped inside for 4 daysRel/IOM Libya/GlobalNewsCA
22/02/20173N.N.Pakistandrowned, dinghy capsized on the Maritza River on the Turkish-Greek border; 5 survivorsHurriyetDN/IOM
20/02/2017101N.N.unknown80 drowned in shipwreck near Zawiya (LY), bodies and boat washed ashore; 21 missingVK
19/02/2017118N.N.unknownmissing after shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea off coast of Al Khums (LY)IOM Libya
19/02/20176N.N.unknownbodies recovered near Zawiyah (LY)IOM Libya
18/02/20171Frederick Ofosu (man, 33)Ghanasuicide, strangled with electric cable on building site in Qawra (MT), his last asylum claim was rejectedTimesM/ghanaweb
17/02/20171Daouda Bah (boy, 17)Africastowaway, found burnt on roof of train in Cannes (FR) coming from Ventimiglia (IT)Parisien/IOM/OpenMigration/Necropolis
17/02/20171N.N.unknowndied of hypothermia, body found near the Euphrates River in eastern TurkeySozcu/IOM
15/02/20179N.N.unknowndrowned when boat sank in the Strait of Gibraltar; 2 rescuedIOM
12/02/20172N.N.unknowndrowned when small craft sank between Morocco and Tarifa (ES); 3 survivorsIOM
12/02/20171N.N. (man)Pakistandied of hypothermia after being abandoned by traffickers near Pirot (RS), Serbian-Bulgarian borderUNHCRSerbia/IOM
06/02/20171N.N. (boy, 15)Ethiopiadied of dehydration in hospital in Vibo Valentia (IT) after being rescued from ship with 600 peopleLametino/IOM/ANSA
05/02/20171N.N. (man, 20)North Africakilled by French regional train in Latte, Ventimiglia (IT) while trying to cross the border by footLaguria/IOM
04/02/20171N.N. (woman)Ethiopiadrowned, boat sank because of faulty engine in Aegean Sea traveling from (TR) to (GR); 45 rescuedRel
03/02/20171N.N.unknowndrowned in the Tisza River near Subotica (RS) near Hungarian-Serbian borderIOM Bulgaria
30/01/20171N.N. (man, 20)Pakistandied of carbon monoxide poisoning from camp stove fumes at Moria refugee camp on Lesbos (GR)Reuters/Newsweek/KI/Sputnik/Infomob/Les
29/01/20171Mussie (man, 30)Eritreasuicide, jumped from window of reception center in Milan (IT) after waiting 12 months for asylumGiornale
28/01/20171Noursan (girl, 2 months)Kurdistandied of cystic fibrosis in ambulance from Ritsona camp (GR) to hospital in Athens, no medical careInfomob/EFSYN
28/01/20171Mustafa Mustafa (man, 46)Syriadied of carbon monoxide poisoning, had made makeshift stove at Moria refugee camp, Lesbos (GR)Reuters/Newsweek/KI/Sputnik/Infomob/WS
28/01/20172N.N. (2 children)unknownbodies found on boat in distress off coast of Libya; 132 rescuedIndependent
12/01/20171Samuel Kabamba (6, boy)Congodrowned, with his mother Veronique and 5 others after boat sank between Morocco and SpainBBC/Reuters/Cain/WatchTheMed/SofiaGlo
25/01/20171Benjo Massoud (man, 42)Kurdistandied of heart problems in camp on Samos Island (GR), due to lack of medical care, father of 3 childrenInfomob/EFSYN
24/01/20171N.N. (man, 22)Egyptdied from inhaling camp stove fumes at Moria refugee camp, Lesbos (GR)Reuters/Newsweek/KI/Sputnik/Infomob/Me
24/01/201710N.N. (1 child; 1 woman; 8 men)unknownbodies found in the sea off coast of Tripoli (LY); 135 rescuedRel/IOMLibya
22/01/20171Pateh Sabally (man, 22)Gambiasuicide in Grand Canal of Venice (IT) after asylum denied; onlookers shouted insults while he drownedIndependent/Fatto/VeneziaToday
21/01/20176N.N.unknown5 bodies found in the sea off coast of Sabratha (LY), 1 body found off coast of Tripoli (LY)Rel
21/01/20171Johnsina (20, man)Ethiopiahit by lorry while crossing A16 motorway leading to Calais (FR), attempting to stowawayTelegraph/Express/IOM/VoixDuNord/PassH
17/01/20171N.N. (man)unknownfound dead, covered under a metre of snow near Feres (GR) on Turkish-Greek borderSofiaGlobe/KI
14/01/20172N.N.unknownfound floating in ocean near Algeciras (ES), tried to swim to Spanish enclave from MoroccoIndependent
14/01/20171Rawa (woman, 31)Eritreadrowned with her 3 children when boat sank off the coast of LibyaFlucht/Reuters/SofiaGlobe/Newsaust/Scroll
14/01/20171Diamond (child, 8)Eritreadrowned with mother and 2 sisters when boat sank off the coast of LibyaFlucht/Reuters/SofiaGlobe/Newsaust/Scroll
14/01/20171Sidona (girl, 6)Eritreadrowned with mother and 2 siblings when boat sank off the coast of LibyaFlucht/Reuters/SofiaGlobe/Newsaust/Scroll
14/01/20171Kristina (girl, 3)Eritreadrowned with mother and 2 siblings when boat sank off the coast of LibyaFlucht/Reuters/SofiaGlobe/Newsaust/Scroll
14/01/20171N.N. (woman)Congodrowned after boat sank off coast of Nador (MA)SofiaGlobe
14/01/20173N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)unknownmissing in area of Nador (MA)SofiaGlobe
14/01/20173N.N.unknowndied from hypothermia, in dinghy rescued between Libya and ItalySofiaGlobe
14/01/2017176N.N.Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia4 drowned when boat sank due to engine failure off coast of Libya; 172 missing, 4 rescuedReu./SofiaGlobe/Newsaust/ScrollToday/Ind
13/01/20173N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)unknown1 died on board a boat in distress to Tarifa (ES), 2 drowned while trying to swim to shore; 7 rescuedSofiaGlobe/WatchTheMed/Independent
13/01/20172N.N.unknowncrushed to death in boat carrying 191 other passengers heading from Libya to ItalyIndependent
12/01/20171Veronique Kabamba (woman)Congodrowned, with her son Samuel and at least 5 others, boat sank between Morocco and SpainBBC/Reuters/Cain/WatchTheMed/SofiaGlo
12/01/201710N.N. (incl 1 child; 1 w.; 7 men)Sub-Saharan Africa5 drowned, 5 missing, when their boat sank between Tangier (MA) and Tarifa (ES)BBC/Reuters/Cain/WatchTheMed/SofiaGlo
06/01/20171Talaat Abdulhamid (man, 36)Iraqdied of hypothermia after walking for 2 days through mountains near Turkish-Bulgarian borderIndependent
06/01/20171Hardi Ghafour (man, 29)Iraqdied of hypothermia after walking for 2 days through mountains near Turkish-Bulgarian borderIndependent
04/01/20171N.N. (man)unknownthrew himself into path of truck near Red Cross reception centre, Roja Park, Ventimiglia (IT/FR border)Guardian/OpenMigration
03/01/20171N.N. (man, 20)Afghanistandied of hypothermia after crossing the Evros River from Turkey to GreeceIndependent/KI
01/01/20172N.N. (young men)Cameroon, Guineadied trying to climb over the border fence between Morocco and Ceuta (Spanish enclave)Diario16/APDHA/IOM
in Jan 171N.N. (young man)Pakistandied of hypothermia while trying to cross the mountains of the Turkish-Bulgarian borderTimesM
in Jan 171N.N. (young woman)Somaliadied of hypothermia in the mountains near Turkish-Bulgarian borderIndependent
in Jan 172N.N. (1 girl, 10; 1 w., mother)unknowntrapped under capsized migrant boat, Alboran Island (ES); 1 drowned, 1 died on way to hospitalMirrorNews
in 201712N.N. (12 teenagers)unknownunaccompanied refugee children and youths committed suicide in 2017 in asylum centres in SwedenDFunk/EpochTimesDE/Liberation/LocalSE/
in 20171N.N. (young man)Eritreasuicide, unaccompanied minor migrant, details have not been made public by Home OfficeGuardian/DailyMail
in 20171N.N. (boy)unknowndied of torture in a Libyan detention camp around 2017BDNEWS24
in 20171Basheer (man, 18)unknowndied trying to swim across the Evros River from Turkey to GreeceICRC
in 20172N.N. (1 boy; 1 woman)unknownmother and son died of hypothermia after crossing the Evros River from Turkey to GreeceICRC/Guardian
in 20174N.N.Ivory Coast, Congo, Nigeriabeaten to death while imprisoned in camp in Zawiyah (LY)WorldCrunch
25/12/20161N.N. (man)Kurdistanstowaway, fell off truck he was hiding in at port of Dunkirk (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainTimesM/RT
24/12/20161N.N. (boy, 17)Congostowaway, fell off truck he was hiding in near Calais (FR) trying to reach Great BritainVoixDuNord
23/12/20161N.N. (man, 25)Algeriahit by train walking along the tracks in Ventimiglia (IT) trying to get to FranceParisien/OpenMigration
21/12/20167N.N.unknowndied after 3 rubber dinghies and wooden boat were attacked at sea while traveling to ItalyAFP/Ya.N
20/12/20161N.N. (man, 35)North-North-Macedoniadied of choking in fight with civilians & police, after refusing arrest in shopping mall, Maastricht (NL)RTLNieuws/MetroNieuws
19/12/20165n.n. (4 children; 1 woman)Afghanistandrowned, small boat capsized off the coast of Ayvalik (TR); 8 survivedDailySabah/UNHCR/IOM
mid Dec 161N.N. (woman)Iraqdied of hypothermia while trying to cross the Bulgarian-Serbian borderUNHCR
14/12/201620N.N.unknowndrowned, on unspecified location in the Channel of Sicily between Tunesia and ItalyIOMItaly
13/12/20162N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies found at unspecified location off the coast of LibyaUNHCR/IOM
13/12/201687N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies found off the coast of Zawiya (LY); 27 survivedUNHCR/IOM
11/12/20166N.N.unknowndied during rescue operation at unspecified location in Central Mediterranean Sea; 165 survivedIndianExpress/IOMItaly
11/12/201615N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies washed up near Tajoura (LY)IOMLibya
10/12/20168N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies washed up near Tajoura (LY)IOMLibya
09/12/20161N.N. (woman)unknownpresumed drowned, body washed up near Zarzis (TN)IOMTunisia
09/12/20162N.N. (2 men)unknownpresumed drowned, bodies washed up near El Ketef Port, Bengardane (TN)IOMTunisia
08/12/201610N.N.unknownpresumed drowned, bodies washed up near Tajoura (LY)IOMLibya
08/12/20161Haji (man)Somaliafound dead under bridge he was living under, homeless refugee in MaltaTimesM
07/12/20162N.N. (2 women)unknowndied of hypothermia on dinghy in spite of medical help at unspecified location in Central MediterraneanCamConNews/IOM
07/12/20167N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa4 drowned, 3 missing in migrant shipwreck on way to Spain off coast of Cala Bonita, Al-Hoceima (MA)EFE/Marea
06/12/20165N.N.Sub-Saharan Africapresumed drowned, bodies washed up on the beach near Tajoura (LY)IOMLybia
06/12/20161Bai Ahmed Kabia (man, 49)Sierra Leonedied in hospital of untreated illness after being held in detention for 2 years in Morton Hall (GB)GuardianUn.
05/12/201616N.N.unknown11 drowned, 5 missing, rescuers recovered bodies 20km east of Tripoli (LY) in Mediterranean SeaAfricaNews/IOMLibya
05/12/20164N.N. (incl woman)Syriashot dead by Turkish border guards on the border between northern Syria and TurkeySOHR/IOM
05/12/20163N.N.Syriashot by Turkish border guards as they tried to cross to Turkey from the Harem area of Idlib (SY)SOHR/IOM
04/12/20162N.N. (2 women)unknowndied of hypothermia, after being rescued at unspecified location in the Central Mediterranean SeaMSF/IOM
04/12/201620N.N. (incl 3 children; 11 men)unknown14 drowned, 6 missing, bodies found at unspecified location in Mediterranean Sea; 120 survivedIOMItaly/NHCR
04/12/20164N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found at unspecified location in the Central Mediterranean Sea; 140 survivedUNHCR/IOM
02/12/20161Tarek Chowdhury (man, 64)Bangladeshdied in hospital after assault by fellow detainees in Colnbrook removal centre (GB)Independent/Ya.N/Independent/ExpressUK
in Dec 161N.N. (young man)Pakistanfroze to death along Turkish-Bulgarian borderTimesM
26/11/20168N.N.unknowndied of dehydration, bodies found on dinghy between Libya and Malta; 1 died in hospital; 1 survivedTimesM/IOM
25/11/20161N.N. (young man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, body found floating in sea by fisherman near beach of Almadraba, off coast of Ceuta (Spanish enclave)EFE/IOM
24/11/20162N.N. (1 boy, 6; 1 woman, 66)Turkeykilled at refugee detention centre in Lesbos (GR) in a fire started by cooking gas canisterIndependent/Telegraph/MNS/KI
23/11/20161N.N. (man, 18)Afghanistanfroze to death/undernourished, found in abandoned industrial complex near Bulgarian-Serbian borderSofiaGlobe/IOM
23/11/20162N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies recovered at shipwreck in Mediterranean Sea between Libya and ItalyMOAS/IOM
22/11/20167N.N.unknownbodies found on rubber boat by coast guard ship at unspecified location between Libya and ItalyIOMItaly/Reuters
22/11/20161N.N.unknownbody found on rubber boat by coast guard ship at unspecified location between Libya and ItalyIOMItaly/Reuters
21/11/20161Abeil Temesgen (boy, 17)Eritreahit by train, running between tracks to get on train from Bolzano (IT) to Germany to reach his brotherExpressUK/IOM/MSF/OpenMigration
21/11/20161N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, swept away by current in the Roya River near Ventimiglia (IT) at the Italian-French borderOpenMigration/IOM/MSF
21/11/20161S.G. (man)Afghanistanstabbed to death in clash between migrants in centre of Belgrade (RS)APNews/b92/Tanjug/IOM
18/11/20166N.N.unknowndied when boat shipwrecked near Didim (TR) while travelling to Agathonisi (GR); 4 survivedWatch TheMed/HurriyetDN/IOM
18/11/20163N.N.unknownmissing after boat shipwrecked near Didim (TR) while travelling to Agathonisi (GR); 4 survivedWatchTheMed/HurriyetDN/IOM
17/11/201625N.N.unknownmissing in a migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean on the way from Libya to ItalyUNHCR/IOM
16/11/20161Rawda Abdu (woman, 29)Ethiopiahit by train, while walking on tracks at night near Borghetto station (IT) on way to FranceOpenMigration/IOM/MSF/Fatto
16/11/20161N.N.unknowndrowned on way from Libya to Italy; 580 rescuedNewArab
16/11/20164N.N. (4 men, 20-40)unknowndied of hypothermia in boat found near Thassos (GR); 15 rescuedNewArab/HelCoastG/IOM
16/11/20167N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied when cargo boat carrying migrants drifted into the Strait of Sicily; 27 survivedTheHuff/ANSA/MSF/LR/STAMPA/Independ
16/11/201696N.N.Sub-Saharan Africamissing after cargo boat carrying migrants drifted into the Strait of Siciily; 27 rescuedTheHuff/ANSA/MSF/LR/STAMPA/Independ
15/11/201698N.N. (incl 9 women)unknowndrowned, 9 bodies recovered, after dinghy capsized on the way from Libya, 23 rescuedIndependent/Reu./UNHCR/SOSMed/AFP/
15/11/20161N.N. (boy, 15)unknowndrowned, 9 bodies recovered, after dinghy capsized on the way from Libya, 23 rescuedIndependent/Reu./UNHCR/SOSMed/AFP/
15/11/20161N.N.unknowndrowned when dinghy sank off coast of Libya; 114 rescuedIndependent/Reu./UNHCR/SOSMed/AFP/
15/11/20165N.N.unknowncrushed, found on boat that sank off coast of Libya; 114 rescuedIndependent/Reu./UNHCR/SOSMed/AFP/
14/11/2016135N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly missing after dinghy to Italy sank in the Mediterranean Sea; 15 rescuedIndependent/AFP/UNHCR/MOAS/IOM
09/11/201626N.N.unknown4 drowned, 22 missing, bodies found at unspecified location between Libya and ItalyIOMItaly
06/11/20161N.N. (young man)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead in rubber boat that broke down North West of Khoms (LY) carrying 116 migrants to ItalyTheHuff/LibOb/DailyMail/IOM
06/11/20163N.N.unknowndrowned during shipwreck before they could be rescued, boat travelling to ItalyTheHuff/ANSA/Web Strait/Tgcom
06/11/20161N.N. (man)unknowndied in rubber dinghy while travelling to ItalyTheHuff/ANSA/Tgcom
06/11/20161N.N. (man)West Africadied of liver failure at Al Hamra detention centre in Gharyan (LY)IOM/VOA
05/11/201612N.N. (incl 2 children)unknowndied off coast of Libya in the Strait of Siciliy while trying to reach ItalyTheHuff/ANSA/LR/StampaIOM
03/11/20161N.N. (woman)Malicrushed while trying to protect her 2 children on boat sinking in the Strait of SicilyTheHuff/ANSA
02/11/201612N.N. (9 children; 18 w; 75 men)unknowndrowned in shipwreck on way to Italy from Libya; 29 survivedIOM/RefDeeply/ANSA/TheHuff
02/11/2016128N.N.unknownreportedly missing after rubber dinghy capsized off Libya while travelling to Italy; 2 survivedIOM
02/11/2016111N.N.unknownreportedly missing after shipwreck on way to Italy, vessel contained 9 children and pregnant womenReu./MSF/UNHCR/IOM
30/10/201616N.N.unknownbodies decomposed beyond recognition, found washed up on shores of Zuwara (LY)LibyanExpress/RedCrescentLibya
27/10/20161Fatim Jawara (woman, 19)Gambiagoalkeeper of Gambia's national women's football team died off coast Libya while trying to reach ItalyBBC/AFP/Flucht
26/10/201629N.N.unknownsuffocated or drowned on dinghy flooded with fuel and seawater off Libyan shoreAFP/Aljazeera
26/10/201690N.N.Africadrowned after boat to Italy sank off coast of LibyaAP/NYtimes
21/10/20161N.N. (man)unknowndied hit by a car walking in tunnel through border between Italy and Menton (FR)MSF
21/10/20164N.N.unknowndied after rubber boat was attacked by Libyan coast guardSeaWatch/Reu./GuardianUn.
21/10/20163N.N.unknownfound dead on rubber boat trying to reach Italy from LibyaReu./SeaWatch
21/10/201615N.N.unknownmissing after struggling rubber boat was attacked by Libyan coast guardReu./RFI
18/10/20161N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, suffocated in back of truck travelling from Calais (FR) to Great BritainTelegraph/DailyMail/BBC/KM
16/10/20162N.N. (1 boy, 10; 1 woman, 35)Syriahit by car in Greece, Kurdish mother and son, died after police refused to helpAP/KI
09/10/20161N.N. (man)Eritreahit by car on A16 highway in Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainReu./Ya.N/AFP/Le Monde/AFP/Europe1
07/10/20161Milet Tesfamariam (girl, 16)Eritreahit by truck, walking in tunnel with relatives through border between Italy and Menton (FR)LeMur/MSF/OpenMigration
04/10/201629N.N. (19 women; 10 men)Sub-Saharan Africacrushed to death in boat carrying over 1,000 passengers from Libya to ItalyNYTimes/BBC/DailySabah
03/10/20169N.N.unknowndied in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily (IT) and coast of Libya on the way to IT; 5650 rescuedReu./DailySabah
03/10/201611N.N.unknowndrowned trying to reach Italy by boat, bodies washed up on beach near Tripoli (LY)Reu./DailySabah
03/10/20162N.N.unknowndrowned when boat to Italy capsized off coast of Libya near Sabratah (LY)Reu./DailySabah
in Oct 161Aboubacar Sow (boy, 15)Guineadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
in Oct 161Sidy Bah (man, 20)Guineadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
in Oct 161Luwam (woman, 20)Eritreadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
29/09/201627N.N.unknowndrowned, 4 bodies recovered, off the coast of Bodrum (TR) on way to Kos (GR), 4 rescuedDailyStarLB/VoxNews/IOMTurkey
24/09/20161N.N. (man, 30)Sudanhit by freight train near Port of Calais (FR) trying to get to Great BritainMNS
21/09/2016288N.N.Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Somadrowned, 84 missing, boat capsized near Rosetta in Nile Delta (EG), on way to Italy, 169 rescuedReu./IOM/Aljazeera/Alahram
16/09/20161Raheemullah Oryakhel (boy, 14)Afghanistanfound dead near Port of Calais (FR), was travelling alone from Afghanistan to Great BritainGuardian/VoixDuNord/MNS
14/09/20162N.N. (1 boy; 1 man)Iraqdrowned while trying to cross the Donau River (BG) on boat carrying 10 people to RomaniaLeCourrierdesBalkans
14/09/20164N.N. (2 children; 2 women)Iraqreportedly went missing while crossing the Donau River (BG) on boat to RomaniaLeCourrierdesBalkans
05/09/201615N.N.unknowndied in the Mediterranean Sea trying to reach Europe from Libya in overcrowded rubber boatsReu./AFP/JIJI/Africa-News/ANSA
in Sep 162N.N. (2 teens/young adults)unknowndied in traffic accidents, walking on dangerous highway between Grimaldi (IT) and Menton (FR)LeMur
28/08/20161N.N. (woman, 36)South Koreasuicide in Kinsale Rd Accommodation Centre in Cork (IE), request for pain medication was deniedExaminer
23/08/20161N.N. (man, 20)Afghanistanshot, possibly by a hunter near Pirot (RS), after crossing Bulgarian-Serbian borderSofiaNewsAgency/Novinite/AFP
18/08/20165N.N. (2 girls, 8 m., 5; 2 w.; 1 m.)Syriadied after small wooden boat carrying 27 people to Italy capsized off LibyaMOAS/AP
18/08/20161N.N.Syriamissing after small wooden boat carrying 27 people to Italy capsized off LibyaMOAS/AP
31/07/20161N.N. (man)unknownmigrant worker from Eastern Europe, died in a fire at farm in Scotland (GB)BBC/TheCourier
27/07/20161N.N. (man, 28)Sudanhit by vehicle on A16 highway near Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainAFP/France3
26/07/20161N.N. (man, 37)Ethiopiastabbed to death in camp in Calais (FR) during fight between migrant groupsAFP/VoixDuNord/ExpressUK
23/07/201687N.N.unknownreportedly drowned trying to reach Italy, bodies washed up near Tripoli (LY)Aljazeera
21/07/20161N.N.unknownfound dead on side of A16 highway near Calais (FR) trying to reach Great BritainAFP/France3
21/07/201617N.N. (1 boy; 16 men)unknowndied in overcrowded wooden boat trying to reach Italy from LibyaIBTimes/Reu.
20/07/201622N.N. (21 women; 1 man)Nig, Guin, Ghana, Ivory Coadied in pool of water and fuel on the bottom of a vessel off the coast of Libya; 209 rescuedAljazeera/Le Monde/IOM
13/07/201615N.N. (incl 1 girl; 1 boy; 1 w.; 1 m)unknowndied when dinghy capsized off Turkish coast near Lesbos (GR); 11 missing; 6 rescuedAljazeera/AP/Independent/KTG
12/07/20161Samrawit (girl, 17)Eritreahit by truck on road near Port of Calais (FR) after being evicted from Steenvoorde camp (FR)VoixDuNord/Ouest-France
12/07/20164N.N.unknownsuffocated below deck on overcrowded wooden boat trying to reach Italy from Libya; 400 survivedReu./MOAS/HuffPost
12/07/20161N.N.unknowndied in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Italy from North AfricaWatch TheMed
08/07/20161N.N. (man)Cameroondied trying to enter Ceuta (Spanish enclave) from MoroccoST/Faro
04/07/20161N.N.unknownhit by vehicle while trying to reach Great Britain, found dead on roadside in Calais (FR)VoixDuNord
02/07/20161Chokri Labiadh (man)Tunisiadrowned, boat sank off the Coast of Libya near Sabratha on the way to Italy; 12 survivedBusinessNews/Kapitalis/MEOnline/IOMLiby
02/07/20161Khaled Labiadh (man)Tunisiadrowned, boat sank off the Coast of Libya near Sabratha on the way to Italy; 12 survivedBusinessNews/Kapitalis/MEOnline/IOMLiby
02/07/20161Salah Bessaoud (man)Tunisiadrowned, boat sank off the Coast of Libya near Sabratha on the way to Italy; 12 survivedBusinessNews/Kapitalis/MEOnline/IOMLiby
02/07/20161Badr Ferji (man)Tunisiadrowned, boat sank off the Coast of Libya near Sabratha on the way to Italy; 12 survivedBusinessNews/Kapitalis/MEOnline/IOMLiby
02/07/20161Radhouane Ragued (man)Tunisiadrowned, boat sank off the Coast of Libya near Sabratha on the way to Italy; 12 survivedBusinessNews/Kapitalis/MEOnline/IOMLiby
02/07/20161Mabrouk Zitouni (man)Tunisiadrowned, boat sank off the Coast of Libya near Sabratha on the way to Italy; 12 survivedBusinessNews/Kapitalis/MEOnline/IOMLiby
02/07/201610Mabrouk Zitouni (man)Tunisiapresumed drowned, boat sank off the Coast of Libya near Sabratha on the way to Italy; 12 survivedBusinessNews/Kapitalis/MEOnline/IOMLiby
in Jul 161Zarzai Mirwais (man)Afghanistandrowned in the Isonzo river, Gorizia (Italy, near Slovenian border)AlpMol
in Jul 16104N.N. (incl 23 Tunisians)Sub-Saharan Africa, Tunisiadrowned, bodies washed up to coast near Sabratha (LY)Aljazeera/IOM
30/06/201610N.N. (10 women)unknowndrowned after inflatable dinghy carrying migrants to Italy sank in the Mediterranean Sea; 107 survivedAFP/Ya.N/IOM/GuardiaCosIT/Ansa
26/06/20161Pape NdiayeSenegaldied of neglect by Moroccan navy after boat bound for Tarifa (ES) capsized near Tangier (MA)WatchTheMed
26/06/20161Cheik NdiayeSenegaldied of neglect by Moroccan navy after boat bound for Tarifa (ES) capsized near Tangier (MA)WatchTheMed
26/06/20161Saliou FallSenegaldied of neglect by Moroccan navy after boat bound for Tarifa (ES) capsized near Tangier (MA)WatchTheMed
23/06/20161N.N. (man, 32)Egyptkilled in fight at Souda refugee camp in Chios (GR)GreekReporter
17/06/201634N.N. (incl 20 children; 9 women)Nigerdied near Algerian-Nigerian border after traffickers left them in desertEinNews/AfricanPO/AFP/France24/IOM
07/06/20161N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied in Morocco trying to reach Melilla (Spanish enclave) through sewer systemLe360
02/06/2016117N.N. (6 children; 75 w.; 36 m.)unknowndrowned trying to reach Italy by boat, bodies washed up near Zuwara (LY)Guardian/IOM/Reu./AFP/RedCrescentLiby
01/06/20161Farhan al-Hwaish (man, 22)Syriadied in Tisza River (HU) after being attacked by police while trying to enter Hungary from SerbiaReu./LeCourrierdesBalkans
29/05/20161Ibrahim Jabuti (man, 19)Djiboutidrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
29/05/20161Hasan UK (man, 23)Somaliadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
29/05/20161Sharmake (18)Ethiopiadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
29/05/20161Ahmed (man)Ethiopiadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
29/05/20161Yusuf (man)Somaliadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
29/05/20161Hodan Ali Ahmed (man)Somalilanddrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
29/05/20162N.N. (1 girl, 4 months; 1 woman)Somalilanddrowned in the Mediterranean, mother and daughterFlucht
29/05/20161Mahamed Sheik A. Shide (m, 21)Somaliadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
28/05/20161N.N. (man, 25)Afghanistanhit by truck bound for Great Britain on A16 highway near Calais (FR)VoixDuNord/Parisien/MNS
27/05/2016360N.N.unknown9 drowned after large boat carrying migrants sank near Crete (GR); 351 missing, 340 rescuedGuardian/AFP/DailySabah/FamagustaGaz.
27/05/201675N.N.Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudanmissing after rubber boat carrying migrants to Italy sank; 135 rescuedReu./MSF/UNHCR
27/05/201645N.N. (incl 3 babies)Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan45 bodies found after rubber boat carrying migrants to Italy from Libya sank; 135 people rescuedReuters/MSF/UNHCR
26/05/2016550N.N. (incl 40 children, 1 woman)Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudandrowned when fishing boat with 670 passengers sank off Libya; 15 bodies recovered, 114 rescuedReu./IOM/UNHCR/GuardianUn./AFP
25/05/2016100N.N.unknowndrowned or suffocated in hull when blue-decked vessel travelling to Italy capsized near LibyaNYtimes/Reu./IOM/UNHCR/Guardian/AFP
19/05/201645N.N. (incl 7 women)unknownpresumed drowned, missing on unspecified location in Alboran Sea between Al-Hoceima (MA) & SpainConfidencial/IOM
14/05/201657N.N.Ivory Coast, Guineapresumed drowned, boat missing between Western Sahara and Canary Islands (ES)CadSER/IOM
09/05/20161N.N. (young man)Syriashot by Turkish security forces trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderSOHR
09/05/20161N.N. (man, 24)Pakistanhit by vehicle bound for Great Britain on A16 highway near Port of Calais (FR)VoixDuNord
in May 161Awed (man, 26)Eritreadrowned in the MediterraneanFlucht
in May 1620N.N.unknowndrowned between Cabo Bojador (Western Sahara) and Canary Islands (ES), 29 rescuedCadSER/IOM
27/04/201630N.N.Egypt, Syriashot dead by traffickers in Bani Walid (LY) after clash between migrants and traffickersNewArab
18/04/2016400N.N.Sub-Saharan Africamissing after 4 boats from Egypt sank trying to cross the Strait of Sicily; 30 rescuedBBC
17/04/20166N.N.unknowndied on semi-submerged rubber dinghy carrying migrants to Italy; 108 rescuedRTE/BBC/UNHCR/SOS Med
17/04/20161Maslah Mohamed (man, 22)Somaliadrowned trying to reach Italy on overcrowded boat after leaving refugee camp in KenyaRadioErgo
16/04/20166N.N.Cameroon, Gamb, Maurit, Cdied trying to reach Spain from North Africa; 21 rescuedElDiario
13/04/20161Bilal Milyare (man)Somaliadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after traffickers tried combining passengers of 2 boats from EgyptReuters
13/04/20161Ramadan Abdullah (man)Ethiopiadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after traffickers tried combining passengers of 2 boats from EgyptReuters
13/04/20162Abdullah (son & mother)Ethiopiadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after traffickers tried combining passengers of 2 boats from EgyptReuters
13/04/20162Mahmud (baby and mother)Ethiopiadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after traffickers tried combining passengers of 2 boats from EgyptReuters
13/04/20161AbdiAziz Shiyo (man, 23)Somalilanddrowned in the Mediterranean Sea during the chaotic loading of a migrant boat off Alexandria (EG)Reuters
13/04/20161Asad Elmi (pregnant woman, 20s)unknowndrowned in the Mediterranean Sea during the chaotic loading of a migrant boat off Alexandria (EG)Reuters
13/04/20161N.N. (baby, 6 months)unknowndrowned in the Mediterranean Sea during the chaotic loading of a migrant boat off Alexandria (EG)Reuters
13/04/2016500N.N. (100 children; 400 adults)Ethiopia/Sudan/Egypt/Somadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after traffickers tried combining passengers of 2 boats from EgyptNewsTrust/IOM/UNHCR/NYtimes/Guardian
11/04/20161Mustapha Jatta (man, 19)Gambiadied from stomach disease at hospital in Naples (IT) while waiting on asylum decisionFreedomNews
02/04/20164N.N.Africashot by Libyan guards while trying to escape detention centre in Zawiya (LY); 20 injuredMigrantReport
01/04/20161Safi Siyap (girl, 1)unknowndied during rescue operation on the Aegean Sea while trying to reach Lesbos (GR)CNN
01/04/20162N.N. (2 girls, 2, 7)Iraqdied trying to reach Lesbos (GR), siblings buried together on the islandCNN
31/03/20161Ali Sarail (man, 22)Afghanistanhit by heavy vehicle on A16 highway in Marck, near Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainVoixDuNord
25/03/20161Sergey VladimirovRussiasuicide, found under bridge in Luxembourg, fled Russia being gay opposition politician & sought asylumQuotidienLU
20/03/20162N.N. (2 men)Syriaheart attack after arriving in Lesbos (GR), threatened with deportation to TurkeyMEOnline/WatchTheMed/DailyMail
19/03/20162N.N. (child, 8; young man)unknowndrowned, fell in water off Turkey, rescue teams not allowed near by Turkish coast guardSeaWatch
19/03/20169N.N.unknownbodies recovered from under the sand on a beach in the Alqarbula area east of Tripol (LY)NST/IOM
19/03/20161N.N. (girl, 4 months)unknowndied when vessel carrying migrants from Turkey to Chios (GR) sank in the Aegean SeaAA/HurriyetDN
19/03/20162N.N. (2 girls, 1, 2)unknowndrowned near Ro (GR) after leaving Turkey on boat carrying migrants to GreeceUNHCR/AFP/AA/HurriyetDN/KTG
14/03/20163N.N. (1 woman; 1 preg w; 1 man)Afghanistandrowned in the Suva River (MK) while trying to reach North-Macedonia from GreeceAljazeera/WatchTheMed/NOS
11/03/20161N.N. (boy, 17)Egyptjumped from moving train near Munich (DE) after police discovered his deportation orderMNS
09/03/20165N.N.Sub-Saharan Africakilled during effort by Algerian authorities to round up and deport migrants; 30 injuredLe Monde/LADDH
09/03/20165N.N. (incl 1 baby)unknowndied after raft carrying Afghan and Iranian migrants to Lesbos (GR) sank off coast of TurkeyAFP/DHA
09/03/20162N.N.unknownmissing after raft carrying Afghan and Iranian migrants to Lesbos (GR) sank off coast of TurkeyAFP/DHA
08/03/20161N.N. (man, 40)unknowncommitted suicide in asylum centre of Luttelgeest, NetherlandsTelegraaf/NOS/OmroepFlevo
06/03/201625N.N. (incl 10 children)unknowndrowned, boat bound for Greece capsized off coast of Didim (TR) with 10 children aboard, 15 rescuedHurriyetDN/AA/AP/Independent/IOM/BBC
05/03/20162N.N.Syriashot by Turkish border police while trying to cross from Syria to TurkeyIBTimes
04/03/20161N.N. (man, 19)unknownstabbed to death in fight in refugee hostel in Lindesberg (SE)AFP/DailyStar
in Mar 162N.N.Syriadrowned while trying to reach Greece, buried in Dogancay cemetery in Izmir (TR)VK
in Mar 161N.N. (boy, 5)Syriadrowned while trying to reach Greece, buried in Dogancay cemetery in Izmir (TR)VK
in Mar 161N.N. (baby, 8 months)Syriadrowned while trying to reach Greece, buried in Dogancay cemetery in Izmir (TR)VK
in Mar 163N.N. (3 children)Syriadrowned while trying to reach Greece, buried in Dogancay cemetery in Izmir (TR)VK
12/02/201628N.N.unknownreportedly went missing between Mauritania (MR) and Canary Islands (ES)El Diario/IOM/LV
11/02/20161Mohamed (man, 36)Afghanistanfound dead in Port of Calais (FR) several days after disappearingVoixDuNord/NordLittoral
08/02/20162N.N. (1 girl, 14; 1 woman, 40)Iraqfroze to death after crossing the Rezovo River on Turkish-Bulgarian Border; 11 child refugees rescuedBalkanInsight/DailyMail
08/02/201636N.N. (incl 11 children)unknowndrowned, 9 missing, when boat heading to Lesbos (GR) sank in the Bay of Edremit (TR), 4 rescuedBBC/Guardian/IOM
07/02/20165N.N.unknownreportedly died during 5 day journey from Western Sahara to Gran Canaria (ES)20ME
07/02/20161N.N.unknowndied in hospital in Gran Canaria (ES) after 5 day journey from Western Sahara20ME
06/02/20162N.N. (1 child; 1 man)Syriashot by Turkish border police while trying to cross Syrian-Turkish borderIBTimes
30/01/201670N.N.unknowndrowned, 64 missing, in the Channel of Sicily on the way to Italy, 50 survivorsIOMItaly
30/01/20163Kazem (1 baby; 1 boy, 4; 1 w.)Syriadied after boat from Turkey to Lesbos (GR) slammed into rocks in the sea; mother with childrenFR-BW/AP/NYtimes/WPost/AA/BBC/Indep
30/01/201641N.N. (incl 4 babies; 6 children)Syria, Afghanistan, Myanmadied after boat from Turkey carrying migrants to Lesbos (GR) slammed into rocks in the Aegean SeaAP/NYtimes/WPost/AA/BBC/Independent/F
28/01/201626N.N. (incl 10 children)Kurdistan-Iraqwent missing after boat traveling from Turkey to Greece capsized off Samos (GR)RTE/IOM/CNN/Reu.
28/01/20169N.N.Kurdistan-Iraqwent missing after boat traveling from Turkey to Greece capsized off Samos (GR)Reu./RTE/IOM/CNN
27/01/20167N.N. (1 girl; 1 boy; 2 w.; 3 m.)unknownfound dead near Kos (GR) after boat travelling from Turkey to Greece capsizedBelT/Reu.
23/01/20161N.N.unknownfound dead, possibly of hypothermia, after crossing mountains from Bulgaria to SerbiaUNHCR
22/01/20168N.N. (6 children; 2 women)unknowndied when wooden boat carrying 49 migrants from Turkey sank off Farmakonisi (GR); 41 survivedAP/NYtimes/IrishIndependent/Guardian
22/01/201648N.N. (incl 11 children; 17 women)Syria, Iraq38 drowned after boat from Turkey sank off Kalolimnos (GR); 10 missing, 32 rescuedAP/NYtimes/IrishIndependent/WatchTheMe
20/01/20161N.N.unknownfound dead, possibly of hypothermia, after crossing mountains from Bulgaria to SerbiaUNHCR
20/01/20163N.N. (1 child, 5; 2 women)unknowndied of hypothermia after arriving in Lesbos (GR) from TurkeyIFRC
17/01/20161N.N. (man, 33)Indiafound frozen to death in car near Alakurtti (RUS) after waiting 5 days to cross border to FinlandBarentsObs
16/01/20161Hussein Ali Abdel Amer (man, 30)Iraqhanged himself in asylum centre in Alphen (NL)AD
12/01/20161N.N.Syriashot dead by Turkish border guards while trying to cross to Turkey from Hasakah (SY)SOHR
11/01/20163N.N. (3 women)Somaliawent missing after traffickers threw group of 40 migrants into the Adriatic Sea near Puglia (IT)Xinhua/RAI/ANSA/LR
11/01/20161N.N. (woman)Somaliadrowned after traffickers threw group of 40 migrants into the Adriatic Sea near Puglia (IT)Xinhua/RAI/ANSA/LR
09/01/20167N.N.Syriadied when bus carrying migrants to boat to Lesbos (GR) overturned in Balikesir (TR)AFP/AlArabia/AA
08/01/20166N.N.Syria, Afghanistan, Myanmadied when bus carrying migrants to boat bound for Greece slammed into car in Canakkale (TR)AFP/AlArabia/DHA
06/01/201634N.N. (incl 7 children; 1 pregn. w.)unknownwashed ashore in Ayvalik (TR) and Dikili (TR) after 3 Lesbos-bound boats capsizedWatchTheMed/Irish Times/DailyMail/IOM
05/01/20161Faris Khidr Ali (boy, 4 months)Syriafroze to death in tent near Batman (TR) due to lack of fuel, electricity, and shelterCihanNews/NRT
04/01/20163N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat bound for Ceuta (Spanish enclave) was driven away by Moroccan border guardsEFE/Publico/WatchTheMed
03/01/20161Masud Naveed (boy, 15)Afghanistandied trying to reach sister in GB from Calais "Jungle", Home Office refused to hear asylum applicationGuardian/Daily Mail
02/01/20161N.N. (boy, 2)unknowndied after boat carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece slammed into rocks near Agathonisi (GR)AFP/AlArabia/RTE/WatchTheMed
in Jan 163N.N.unknownfound dead in dunes of Calais (FR), rumours that they were attacked by right-wing extremistsVK
in 201610N.N. (10 teenagers)unknownunaccompanied refugee children and youths committed suicide in 2016 in asylum centres in SwedenLocalSE
25/12/20152N.N.Cameroondrowned trying to swim from Morocco to Ceuta (Spanish enclave)FFM/Faro/Local.es/AFP/StraitTimes
24/12/201520N.N.(incl 11 children, 1 pregn. w.)unknowndrowned when wooden boat to Lesbos (GR) sank near Izmir (TR)DailySabah/AA/AP/Irish Times
23/12/201513N.N. (incl 7 children)unknowndrowned near Farmakonisi (GR) after leaving Turkish coast; 12 rescuedSP/Reu./AFP/IrishIndependent
23/12/20151N.N. (man)unknownmissing near Farmakonisi (GR) after leaving Turkish coast; 12 rescuedSP/Reu./AFP
22/12/201511N.N. (incl 3 children)unknowndrowned when boat carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece capsized in the Aegean SeaSP/AP
19/12/20151N.N. (man, 24)Eritreafell from 3rd floor of Italian hospital during escape attempt; wanted to seek asylum in another countryLocalIT
18/12/201518N.N.Iraq, Syria, Pakistandrowned when boat to Greece sank off coast of Bodrum (TR); 14 rescuedKI/DHA/Reu.
16/12/201554N.N. (incl 3 women)unknownfound dead in fishing boat off coast of Libya; 3,000 rescuedObserverGazette
16/12/20152N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized off coast of Lesbos (GR); 90 rescuedSeaWatch
14/12/20151N.N.unknownstowaway, crushed while holding onto bottom of truck travelling from Calais (FR) to Great BritainVK
09/12/201512N.N. (6 children; 2 women; 4 m)unknowndied after wooden boat from Didim (TR) capsized near Farmakonisi (GR)HurriyetDN/DHA/AFP/AP/IrishIndependent
09/12/201513N.N.unknownmissing after boat from Didim (TR) capsized near Farmakonisi (GR)HurriyetDN/DHA/AFP/AP/INDie
08/12/20156N.N. (1 baby; 5 children)Afghanistandrowned when rubber dinghy to Chios (GR) capsized near Cesme (TR); 8 rescuedBBC/HurriyetDN/DHA/AP/IrishIndependent
08/12/20151N.N. (baby, 6 months)unknownfound dead after boat carrying migrants to Farmakonisi (GR) capsized in the Aegean SeaHurriyetDN/DHA
08/12/20151N.N. (child)unknowndied after vessel to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea near TurkeyHurriyetDN/DHA
07/12/20151Sajida Ali (girl, 5)unknownreportedly died in shipwreck while trying to reach Greece, body washed ashore in Cesme (TR)HurriyetDN/DHA/Telegraph/AA/ResearchT
03/12/20151N.N. (man)Moroccostowaway, electrocuted after climbing atop train at Greek-North-Macedonian borderMail Online/Reu./AFP/DW/Sky
01/12/201520N.N. (incl 6 children)Middle Eastdrowned when a migrant boat capsized between Cesme (TR) and Chios island (GR)WSJ
01/12/20151Lina Zinab (woman, 39)Syriadrowned with her mother and 20 others when migrant boat sunk between Cesme (TR) and Chios (GR)WSJ
01/12/20151Mrs. Zinab (woman, 62)Syriadrowned with her daughter & 20 others when migrant boat sunk between Cesme (TR) and Chios (GR)WSJ
01/12/20151N.N. (boy, 17)Syriadrowned in an accident at refugee centre in Vestby (NO)Klassekampen
in Dec 152N.N. (2 children)Iraqdrowned after boat capsized between Cesme (TR) and Chios (GR); 72 rescuedImkander
in Dec 1513N.N.unknown10 suffocated, 1 drowned after boat sank between Turkey and Greece; 2 missing, 15 rescuedImkander
in Dec 156N.N.unknown3 drowned after boat sank on way to Greece from Antalya (TR); 3 missing, 17 rescuedImkander
in Dec 154N.N.unknowndrowned, when boat sank on way from Bodrum (TR) to Greece; 58 rescuedImkander
30/11/20152N.N. (2 men, 23, 24)Cameroonasphyxiated when police burned down migrant encampent in Fnideq (MA), near Ceuta (Spanish enclave)Obs.france24/EFE/YABI
24/11/201518N.N. (incl 2 children)Nigeriadied in a fire in camp for African migrants in AlgeriaAFP/BBC
19/11/20151N.N. (man, 30)unknowndrowned between Turkey and Lesbos (GR), buried in graveyard in LesbosReuters
19/11/20151N.N. (man, 35)unknowndrowned between Turkey and Lesbos (GR), buried in graveyard in LesbosReuters
19/11/20151N.N. (boy, 7)unknowndrowned between Turkey and Lesbos (GR), buried in graveyard in LesbosReuters
19/11/20151N.N. (boy, 12)unknowndrowned between Turkey and Lesbos (GR), buried in graveyard in LesbosReuters
19/11/20151N.N. (girl, 17)Eritreastabbed to death by 18-year-old boy (possibly her lover) at Sunndal refugee centre (NO)VG
18/11/201514N.N.unknownmissing after boat capsized near Bodrum (TR)HurriyetDN/DHA
17/11/20152N.N. (2 young men)unknownfound dead at warehouse in Branston (Great-Britain) inside a crate which had been delivered from ItalyBBC
14/11/20151N.N. (man, 29)Afghanistanfound dead after being hit by train in Cherbourg (FR)AFP/Le Figaro
11/11/201514N.N. (incl children)unknowndrowned after wooden boat sank between Turkey and Lesbos (GR); 27 rescuedReuters
01/11/201512N.N. (4 babies; 3 children; 5 w.)unknowndrowned when boat capsized near Samos (GR); 2 missing, 15 rescuedGuardian/VK
01/11/20152N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank off coast of Farmakonisi (GR)VK
in Nov 151N.N. (man)unknownbody found on the Turkish coast around Ayvacik during rescue operations, 1300 rescuedImkander
in Nov 158Asaho (7 children, 0-9; 1 woman)Syriadrowned on way from Turkey to Greece; family fleeing ISImkander
in Nov 151N.N.unknownshot by stray bullet from border police while trying to cross Turkish-Bulgarian border with 50 othersImkander
in Nov 158N.N.unknowndrowned between Libya and Italy; 633 rescuedImkander
in Nov 1512N.N.unknowndrowned when boat sank in the Aegean Sea on way to Lesbos (GR); 25 rescuedImkander
in Nov 152N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)unknown1 drowned when boat sank near Didim (TR); 1 missing, 11 rescuedImkander
in Nov 1515N.N.unknownmissing, after dinghy sank near Bodrum (TR); 5 rescuedImkander
in Nov 152N.N. (2 children)unknowndrowned when 1 of 3 dinghies headed from Bodrum (TR) to Kos (GR) sank; 28 rescuedImkander
in Nov 1514N.N.unknowndrowned when boat sank near Ayvacik (TR) on way to Lesbos (GR); 27 rescuedImkander
in Nov 154N.N. (3 children; 1 woman)Afghanistandrowned when 3 boats from Ayvacik (TR) to Lesbos (GR) sank during storm; 135 rescuedImkander
in Nov 151N.N. (baby, 8 months)Syriadrowned, when dinghy sank off Lesbos (GR); 34 rescuedImkander
in Nov 153N.N. (2 children; 1 woman)unknownmissing after overcrowded boat to Lesbos (GR) sank near Ayvacik (TR) in rough sea; 21 rescuedImkander
in Nov 155N.N. (1 woman; 4 men)unknownbodies found near Ayvacik (TR)Imkander
in Nov 152N.N. (2 men)unknownbodies found in harbour near village of Behramkale, Ayvacik (TR)Imkander
in Nov 152N.N. (incl 1 woman)unknownbodies found on Acidere coast in village of Gulpinar, Ayvacik (TR)Imkander
in Nov 154N.N. (1 girl; 3 boys)unknowndrowned when dinghy to Lesbos (GR) sank near Ayvacik (TR) during storm; 51 rescuedImkander
in Nov 155N.N. (5 boys, 6 m., newborns)unknownbodies found in Ahmetce Koyu village, Ayvacik (TR)Imkander
in Nov 159N.N.unknowndrowned when dinghies capsized near Kos (GR)Imkander
in Nov 1511N.N.Syria9 drowned after dinghy capsized 1 km from Kos (GR); 2 missing, 7 survivorsImkander
in Nov 151N.N. (girl, 4)Syriahit by train while walking with family on railroad tracks near the Evros River on Turkish-Greek borderICRC
31/10/20151N.N. (woman, 63)Afghanistandied in camp in Opatovac (HR), possibly on way to GermanyAP
30/10/20153N.N.unknowndied in shipwreck off Rhodes (GR) in the Mediterranean Sea; 6 rescuedIOM/NBC
30/10/20153N.N.unknownmissing after shipwreck off Rhodes (GR) in the Aegean Sea; 6 rescuedIOM/NBC/AP/KI
29/10/201514N.N.unknowndied when boat capsized between Kalymnos and Kalolimnos (GR) in the Aegean Sea; 138 rescuedIOM/UNHCR/Xinhua
28/10/20154N.N. ( 1 baby, 3 children)unknowndied when boat capsized near Agathonisi (GR); 372 survivedIOM/UNHCR
28/10/201534N.N.unknownmissing after wooden boat sank near Lesbos (GR); 242 rescuedIOM/Reu./UNHCR
28/10/20158N.N. (incl 5 children; 1 woman )unknowndied when wooden boat sank near Lesbos (GR); 242 rescuedIOM/Reu./UNHCR
28/10/20151N.N. (girl, 5)Syriadied in hospital, possibly due to hypothermia, after arriving in Samos (GR)IOM/UNHCR
28/10/20152N.N.unknownmissing after boat sank near Samos (GR), 47 rescuedIOM/UNHCR
28/10/20151N.N. (child)unknowndied in hospital, possibly due to hypothermia, after arriving in Lesbos (GR)IOM/UNHCR/CNN
28/10/20153N.N.Syria, Afghanistandied when boat capsized near Samos (GR), 52 rescuedIOM/UNHCR
28/10/20151N.N. (baby)unknownmissing after boat capsized near Samos (GR), 52 rescuedIOM/UNHCR
27/10/20151N.N.Syriahit by car on highway near Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great Britain; 3 injuredFranceSoir
26/10/20151N.N.unknownreportedly died from injuries sustained aboard vessel near Agathonisi (GR)WatchTheMed
25/10/20153N.N. (2 children; 1 woman)unknowndied after boat sank near Lesbos (GR)AFP/KI/WatchTheMed
25/10/201510N.N.Afghanistandied after boat sank near Lesbos (GR)AFP/KI/Watch TheMed
24/10/201570N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa40 bodies found dead, washed ashore in Zliten, Tripoli and Khoms (LB); 30 missingImkander/SBS
24/10/20151N.N. (boy, 2)Afghanistanmissing after falling into the sea while travelling to GreeceAFP/KI
22/10/20151Ahmed Hassan (boy, 15)Somaliamurdered in racist assault at school in Trollhattan (SE); another student from Syria injuredMail Online
16/10/20151N.N. (boy, 17)Afghanistanhit by freight train near the Channel Tunnel in Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainParisien/Lacote/MNS
15/10/20151N.N. (woman)Iraqdied on way from Turkey to Lesbos (GR); forced on boat after having heart attackPRI
15/10/20151Mohamed Januzi (boy, 4)Bosniamurdered after being kidnapped from migrant registration centre in Berlin (DE)AFP/LocalDE/DailyMail/Bild
15/10/20151N.N. (man)Afghanistanshot dead by border police in Sredets (BG) near Turkish-Bulgarian border; 53 detainedReu./Novinite/VOA/MNS
15/10/20151N.N. (man)Syriahit by car on A16 highway near the Channel Tunnel in Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainAFP/Ya.N/MNS
14/10/20151Mohammed Akram (man, 22)Afghanistanstowaway, hit by van and then car on M20 highway in Kent (GB)Mail Online/KM
10/10/20151N.N. (boy, 16)Afghanistanmurdered by Taliban after he and brother were sent back to Afghanistan from DenmarkVivre
09/10/20151N.N. (baby boy, 1 y.)Syriadied on sinking boat near Lesbos (GR)AFP/AlArabia
09/10/20151Olivier (man)Cameroondied when raft capsized near Ceuta (Spanish enclave) due to brutal navy interventionCadSER/GADEM
09/10/20151Giorgio (man)Guineadied when raft capsized near Ceuta (Spanish enclave) due to brutal navy interventionCadSER/GADEM
in Oct 1560N.N.unknowndied when boat sank in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Lesbos (GR)PRIME
in Oct 151N.N. (child)unknowndied on way from Turkey to Lesbos (GR)VK
in Oct 1513N.N. (incl 2 children)unknown3 drowned when boat from Turkey to Greece hit rocks; 10 missing, 45 rescuedImkander
in Oct 151N.N.Syriadrowned when boat from Cesme (TR) to Chios (GR) sank at Kara Mahmut Cape; 43 rescuedImkander
in Oct 152N.N. (incl 1 baby)unknownmissing after boat from Tasburun Bay (TR) capsized near Didim (TR); 93 rescuedImkander
27/09/201517N.N. (incl 5 children)Syriadrowned when boat sank near Bodrum (TR) on way to Kos (GR); 20 rescuedHurriyetDN/DHA/Independent/BBC/Reu./S
24/09/20151N.N. (boy)Eritrea or Sudanhit by freight train near the Channel Tunnel in Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainVICE/Ouest-France/NordLittoral/Passeurs
20/09/201513N.N. (incl 4 children)unknowndied after dinghy collided with ferry near port of Canakkale (TR) on way to Lesbos (GR)BBC
20/09/20151N.N. (7, girl)unknowndied when boat to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea; 20 rescuedAFP/eNCA/BBC
20/09/201524N.N.unknownmissing after boat sank off Lesbos (GR); 20 survivedAFP
19/09/20151N.N. (woman)Africafound dead on boat off coast of Libya; 4500 rescuedMNS
19/09/20151N.N. (5, girl)Syriadied when boat to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea; 12 survivedAFP/Irish Times/Reu./Independent/AP/BBC
19/09/201513N.N.Syriamissing after boat sank off Lesbos (GR); 12 survivedIndependent/Reu./AP/Irish Times/BBC/Gre
18/09/20157N.N. (incl 1 child)unknowndied when boat to Europe sank off coast of LibyaEuronews
15/09/201522N.N. (4 children; 11 w.; 7 men)unknowndrowned when boat capsized off Bodrum (TR) while trying to reach Kos (GR)Irish Times/Reu./DHA/Ya.N/Clandestina/AF
13/09/20151N.N. (man, 21)Syriastabbed to death in the street in Sofia (BG)Sputnik/BGNES
13/09/201534N.N. (incl 4 babies; 11 children)unknowndrowned near Farmakonisi (GR) when overcrowded wooden boat was hit in the Aegean SeaGuardian/AthensNewsAgency/DailyMail
12/09/20151N.N.Africastowaway, found dead in wheel bay of plane at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)MNS
12/09/20154N.N. (4 children)unknownwent missing after boat capsized off Samos (GR)Guardian
06/09/20153N.N.Africadrowned off coast of Ceuta (Spanish enclave); 1 missing; 1 body recoveredIOM/SP/Globedia
06/09/201515N.N.Sub-Saharan Africawent missing after boat travelling from Libya to Italy hit rough waters; 107 rescuedIOM
05/09/20151N.N. (baby, 2 months)Syriadied after boat crashed on rocks and capsized upon reaching Agathonisi (GR)IOM/SP
04/09/20151N.N. (man, 51)Pakistandied after falling and hitting head on train tracks in Bicske (HU) while running from policeExpressTribune/Independent/Mirror/IBTime
02/09/20151Galip Kurdi (boy, 5)Syriadrowned after boat capsized near Bodrum (TR)IBTimes/Guardian/CBS/VK/NationalAE/Imk
02/09/20151Aylan Kurdi (boy, 3)Syriadrowned after boat capsized near Bodrum (TR)IBT/Guardian/CBS/VK/NYTimes
02/09/20151Rehan Kurdi (woman)Syriadrowned after boat capsized near Bodrum (TR)IBTimes/Guardian/CBS/VK/NationalAE/Imk
02/09/201510N.N. (10 children, 10, 11)Syriadrowned after boat capsized near Bodrum (TR)IBTimes/Guardian/CBS/VK/Imkander/MNS/
in Sep 1528N.N. (incl 11 children)unknowndrowned near Didim (TR) while trying to get to Greece in fishing boatImkander
in Sep 152N.N.Syriadrowned near Seferihisar (TR)Imkander
in Sep 1522N.N. (incl 4 children; 11 women)unknowndied after boat sank near Datca (TR); 211 rescuedImkander
in Sep 151N.N. (girl, 4)Syriachoked to death while travelling on boat from Cesme (TR) to Greece; 14 rescuedImkander
in Sep 1512N.N.unknowndrowned after 2 boats sank near Bodrum (TR)Imkander
in Sep 1517N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized off Cavus Adasi (TR)Imkander
29/08/20151N.N. (boy, 17)Syriakilled in shootout between police and traffickers in Symi (GR)Enikos/Guardian/Telegraph/Imkander
27/08/201571N.N. (4 children; 8 women; 59 m.)Syria, Iraq, Afghanistansuffocated in back of truck found outside Parndorf (AT); abandoned by traffickersDerStandard/Guardian/Reuters/VK/MNS/Vi
27/08/2015200N.N.unknownbodies found in boat and floating in water off coast of Zuwarah (LY); 200 rescuedGuardian/BBC/DerStandard
27/08/20152N.N.unknownbodies found on boat carrying migrants from Libya to Lampedusa (IT)SeaWatch
26/08/201552N.N.unknownsuffocated in hold of boat off coast of Libya, forced to stay below deck; 439 rescuedAljazeera/BBC/GuardianUn./VK
26/08/20153N.N. (3 women)unknownfound dead by rescuers on rubber boat off coast of LibyaAljazeera
26/08/20151N.N.unknowndied after being rescued from boat off coast of LibyaAljazeera/BBC/GuardianUn.
18/08/20156N.N. (incl baby)Syriadrowned after boat capsized on way from Turkey to Kos (GR)MorningJournal
17/08/20151N.N.unknownhit by freight train while walking along railroad tracks on North-Macedonian-Serbian borderFox
15/08/201549N.N.unknownsuffocated after being prevented from leaving hold of ship off coast of Libya; 312 rescuedNYtimes/INDie
10/08/201548N.N.unknownmissing after rubber boat deflated in the Strait of Sicily; 52 rescuedImkander/Independent/BBC
07/08/20151Taimur Shinwari (man, 25)Pakistandrowned as he washed in Isonzo river, Gorizia (Italy, near Slovenian border), homeless asylum seekerMSF/AlpMol
06/08/2015200N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized off coast of Libya; 370 rescuedTelegraph/GuardianUn.
06/08/20151T.K. (man, 30)Ugandasuicide, in Verne immigration removal centre (GB) after being denied medicationDorset/DetainedVoices/Sputnik
03/08/20155N.N.unknowndied, reportedly of dehydration, aboard various boats off coast of LibyaLocal
02/08/20154N.N. (4 men)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned trying to enter Ceuta (Spanish enclave) while swimming from MoroccoElDiario/EFE
in Aug 151N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank near Bodrum (TR) on way to Lesbos (GR); 9 rescuedImkander
in Aug 153N.N.Syria, Afghanistandrowned after boat sank off Ayvacik (TR) on way to Lesbos (GR); 70 rescuedImkander
in Aug 159N.N.unknowndied in accident in vehicle while being transported through Ayvalik (TR); 30 injuredImkander
30/07/20151Haji Ahmed Takeb Ragueh (m,68)Djiboutidied after he was deported from Norway to Djibouti despite very severe health conditionHamar
28/07/20151Sadiq (man, 30)Pakistandied of injuries sustained in the Channel Tunnel travelling from France to Great BritainIBTimes
28/07/20151N.N. (boy, 16)Egyptstowaway, electrocuted while climbing on roof of Eurostar train heading from Paris to London (GB)MNS/LeMonde
27/07/201514N.N.unknownbodies found below deck of wooden barge off coast of LibyaRTE/HeraldIRL/Reu./Mail Online
24/07/20151Ganet (woman, 23)Eritreahit by car on highway in Calais (FR) after being teargassed by policeNewsweek/IBTimes
23/07/20151Husham Alzubair (man, 22)unknowndied of head injury, body found on roof of train travelling from France to Great BritainBirmingham Mail/Mirror/Independent/Guard
23/07/201540N.N. (incl 7 children)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after inflatable boat sank off coast of Libya; 88 rescuedReu/LocalIT/Imkander
19/07/20151Houmed Moussa (boy, 17)Eritreadrowned in Calais (FR) while trying to hide from policeVice/Socialist Worker/IBTimes
16/07/20151Achrat Mohamed (man, 23)Pakistandied in Calais (FR) after being badly burned trying to enter Channel TunnelExpress Tribune/MEM/SP/IBT
14/07/20151N.N. (girl, 10)Syriadied in diabetic coma after insulin bag was thrown overboard during trip to ItalyDW/AP/Reu./DPA/WatchTheMed
08/07/201512N.N. (incl 2 pregnant women)Africadied after dinghy sank off coast of Libya on way to ItalyMigrantReport/IOM
08/07/20151N.N. (man)unknowndied when boat capsized in the Aegean Sea near Farmakonisi (GR); 21 rescuedMigrantReport/UNHCR/Imkander
08/07/201518N.N.unknownmissing when boat capsized in the Aegean Sea near Farmakonisi (GR); 21 rescuedMigrantReport/UNHCR/Imkander
07/07/20151Abdel Majid (man, 45)Sudandied in Calais (FR) while attempting to board freight train bound for Great BritainGuardianUn./IBTimes
07/07/201525N.N.Syria, unknown3 drowned after 2 boats capsized near Didim (TR) on way to Farmakonisi (GR); 22 missingDailySabah
04/07/20151Samir Khedija (newborn)Eritreadied after mother fell from truck near Calais (FR), triggering premature delivery at 22 weeksGuardian/IBTimes
01/07/20151N.N. (man)Ivory Coastjumped from window of apartment when police raided neighborhood in Boukhalef (MA)ElDiario/RFI/PICUM
01/07/20151N.N. (man)Ivory Coastdied during police operation to evict migrants from Boukhalef (MA)RFI/PICUM
in July 151N.N. (girl, 16)unknowndied of exhaustion after rescue from a boat on the Mediterranean; rescuers failed to reanimate herCNN
in July 156N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank off Ayvacik (TR); 10 rescuedImkander
26/06/20151Getenet Legese Yacob (man, 32)Ethiopiadied after attempting to board moving train in Coquelles (FR)Parisien/Guardian/IBTimes
25/06/20151Muyasar Bashtawi (woman, 61)Syriadied of diabetics complications during Mediterranean journey from Egypt, arrived dead in Catania (IT)UNHCR/LiveSicilia
23/06/20151N.N. (man)unknownreportedly killed when inflatable dinghy to Italy was shot at by Libyan boatLe Figaro/AFP
20/06/201522N.N.Sub-Saharan Africawent missing after boat from Al Hoceima (MA) disappeared in the Mediterranean SeaEl Diario
18/06/20151N.N. (man, 24)South Africastowaway, fell from plane travelling from Johannesburg (ZA) to Great BritainBBC
15/06/20151N.N. (man, 28)South Africasuicide, hanged himself out of fear of deportation in Rotterdam (NL)Rijnmond/NU/Joop/Telegraaf/VK/NRC
in June 156N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank near Kara Ada (TR), going from Bodrum (TR) to Kos (GR); 56 rescuedImkander
29/05/201517N.N.unknowndrowned after bodies found by rescue teams in and around various boats off coast of LibyaAljazeera/TimesofIsrael
25/05/20151Osama (boy, 17)Moroccofell from cliff while trying to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave) from MoroccoElDiario
12/05/20157N.N. (6 children 3-7; 1 woman)unknownfroze to death attempting to enter Turkey from Iran with 26 othersImkander/ANF
05/05/201540N.N.unknowndrowned after rubber dinghy deflated and sank off coast of Catania (IT)Telegraph/Reu./Local
03/05/201510N.N.unknownbodies found by rescue teams in and around various boats off coast of LibyaUSA Today/IBT
in May 152N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank near Egriliman (TR); 13 rescuedImkander
23/04/201514N.N. (1 boy, 14; young men, 20s)Somalia, Afghanistankilled by train near Veles (MK) while walking on narrow mountain pass to HungaryVK/MNS/ZEIT/ClandestinE/CBC/Imkander/
20/04/20153N.N. (1 child, 4; 1 woman; 1 man)Syriadrowned near Zephyros beach, Rhodes (GR) after boat carrying 93 people was shipwreckedWB/VK/Imkander
20/04/201520N.N.unknowndrowned when boat carrying 300 migrants to Italy sank off Libyan coastClandestinE
19/04/20151More Kebba Dibanneh (26)Gambiadrowned after boat capsized following collision with vessel near Gergarish (LY)VK
19/04/20151N.N.Africashot by trafficker and thrown overboard after standing up without permission near Gergarish (LY)VK
18/04/20151100N.N. (incl 50 children; 250 w.)Africa, Bangladeshdrowned after collision with vessel near Gergarish (LY); hundreds trapped in shipICRC/VK/MNS/NRC/AFP/Le Monde/Stamp
16/04/201541N.N.unknowndrowned when vessel travelling to Italy sank off coast of Libya; 4 rescuedClandestinE
15/04/201512N.N.Ghana, Nigeriadrowned after Christians were thrown overboard by Muslims during religious fight on the way to ITVK/MNS/CNN
13/04/20151N.N. (pregnant woman)Sub-Saharan Africadied of exhaustion on rescue boat carrying 144 people from capsized vessel going from Libya to Italytaz
12/04/2015409N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadisappeared after vessel capsized off coast of Libya; 9 drowned, 144 rescuedTagesschau/MNS/Reu./NOS/taz/NRC/FFM
06/04/20157N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized off coast of Symi (GR)Greek Reporter
02/04/20151Oumar Dansokho (man, 25)Guineasuicide, set fire to himself in Fedasil Agency in Brussels (BE) after being denied refugee statusBrusselsTimes/MNS/Knack
02/04/20151Benamar Lamri (man, 42)Moroccosuicide, hanged himself in detention centre in Merksplas (BE) while awaiting deportation to MoroccoBrusselsTimes/MNS/Knack
in Apr 152N.N.unknowndrowned, boat sank near Foca, Turkey, 6 rescuedImkander
in Apr 158N.N.unknowndrowned, boat sank near Mugla (TR), 9 rescuedImkander
in Apr 153N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank near Datca (TR); 28 rescuedImkander
27/03/20152N.N.Syriadied in a fire at border crossing office at Bajakovo (RS)Dalje
03/03/201550N.N.Palestine, Lebanon, Syriadrowned after shipwreck near coast of Sicily (IT); had reportedly fled from SyriaMNS
in Mar 151N.N. (woman)Syriadrowned after boat sank between Libya and Italy; 2-year-old son missing; husband and 3 children survivedSP
in Mar 151Raif (boy, 2)Syriamissing after boat sank between Libya and Italy; mother drowned; father and 3 siblings survivedSP
in Mar 152N.N. (2 men)Iraqdied following push back by Bulgarian authorities back toward TurkeyForcedMigration
in Mar 151N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck off coast of Tunisia; 79 rescuedImkander
in Mar 156N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank off Bodrum (TR); 8 rescuedImkander
in Mar 1510N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank on way to ItalyImkander
14/02/20151Tesfaye (man, 26)Ethiopiabody found in tent in migrant camp in Calais (FR)IBTimes
14/02/20151Fata Abdul (man, 23)Yemensuicide, hanged himself with t-shirt at detention centre in Thessaloniki (GR)KI/aida/IRR
13/02/20151Muhammad Nadim (man, 28)Pakistansuicide, hanged himself with towels in Amygdaleza detention centre (GR)KI/IRR
10/02/20151Sayed Mehdi Ahbari (man, 23)Afghanistandied after delay in receiving medical treatment at detention centre in GreeceClandestina/IRR
08/02/2015300N.N.IvoryCoast, Mali, Senegal, Mdrowned after 4 Libyan dinghies travelling to Italy hit rough waters; 86 rescuedVK/NRC/UNHCR/IOM/GuardianUn./AI
08/02/201529N.N.IvoryCoast, Mali, Senegal, Mdied of hypothermia during rescue of boat from Libya off coast of Lampedusa (IT)VK/NRC/UNHCR/IOM/Guardian/AI/Imkand
07/02/20158N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized off Symi (GR)Greek Reporter/Clandestina
in Feb 151Shadi Omar Khataf (man)Syriawashed up on shore of Farsund (NO) months after attempting to swim from France to Great BritainIBTimes/MNS
in Feb 153N.N.unknownmissing after dinghy sank off Canakkale (TR); 7 rescuedImkander
in Feb 151N.N.Syriadrowned trying to reach Greece near Ayvacik (TR); 7 rescuedImkander
in Feb 158N.N.unknowndrowned after dinghy sank off Marmaris County (TR); 9 rescuedImkander
in Jan 152N.N. (incl 1 man, 35)unknowndrowned after boat sank in the Aegean Sea, bodies found on islands of Psemiros (GR) and Kalimnos (GR)Imkander
in Jan 1514N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck off Ayvalik, county of Balikesir (TR); 8 rescuedImkander
in Jan 1515N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck off Ayvalik, county of Balikesir (TR); 40 rescuedImkander
in 20151N.N. (man, 35)unknownfound unconscious in room in Irish Reception Centre, died in hospital cause of death unknownIRR/TheJournal
in 201520N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of malnutrition and physical abuse in Gharyan detention centre in LibyaBBC
19/12/20146N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized near northern Morocco while travelling to SpainBS/AAN/MNS
19/12/20143N.N. (3 babies)unknowndrowned after boat capsized near northern Morocco while travelling to SpainBS/AAN/MNS
12/12/20141N.N. (man)Sudanstowaway, crushed by truck wheel while travelling from France to Great BritainBBC
05/12/201417N.N.unknowndied of hypothermia/dehydration while travelling from Libya to Italy by boatMNS/ANSA
01/12/20141N.N. (man)unknownkilled in Calais (FR) while trying to cross highway full of trucks heading to Great BritainCMS/NordLittoral
in Dec 14180N.N.Syria, Sub-Saharan Africa30 drowned after vessel capsized off coast of Libya; 150 missing, 70 rescuedMNS
19/11/20142N.N.unknownstowaway, killed during a fire inside truck while trying to enter Great Britain from BelgiumCMS/Mail Online/EastAFRO/Telegraph
16/11/20141N.N. (man, 29)Eritreadied of smoke inhalation during arson attack on migrant centre in Geneva (CH); >40 woundedMNS/Vivre
07/11/20142N.N. (2 men)Syriahit by train while walking along tracks between Greece and TurkeyHURRIYET/DailyMail
06/11/20141Mohamed Asfak (man, 26)Pakistandied after delay receiving medical treatment after a beating at Amygdaleza detention centre (GR)GR/infomob/Tribune
03/11/201424N.N.Afghanistan, Syriadrowned after boat on way to Bulgaria/Romania capsized in Black Sea near TurkeyHurriyetDN/NRC/Mail Online/Alakhbar/NU/
03/11/201412N.N.Afghanistan, Syriamissing after boat capsized in the Black Sea near Turkey on way to Bulgaria/ RomaniaHurriyetDN/NRC/Mail Online/Alakhbar/NU/
25/10/20141Afom (man, 26)Eritreadied after being hit by truck following release from police station, was in coma for 9 daysCMS
24/10/20141N.N. (man, 22)Sudanstowaway, died after jumping off bridge in attempt to access truck going from France to Great BritainCMS
20/10/20141N.N. (girl, 16)Ethiopiakilled in France trying to cross highway full of trucks heading to Great BritainCMS/EastAFRO
13/10/20142N.N. (1 boy, 8; 1 woman)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in sinking boat from Morocco which lost its way to Spain; 52 people rescuedKouame
01/10/201410N.N.Senegal2 drowned after vessel capsized near Tangiers (MA); 8 missingMNS
in Oct 141Mouaz al Balkhi (man, 22)Syriabody found near Texel (NL) after attempt to swim from Calais (FR) to Great BritainIBT
26/09/20141N.N. (man, 26)Sudandrowned in canal in the centre of Calais (FR)CMS
23/09/20141N.N. (man)unknowndied after fight at refugee centre near Wolfsburg (DE); another man severely injuredWAZ
22/09/201440N.N.unknownwent missing after vessel capsized off coast of Libya; 55 rescuedMNS
14/09/2014214N.N.Africadrowned after boat carrying 250 sank off Tajura (LY) while travelling to Italy; 36 rescuedReu./GuardianUn./BBC/Telegraph/NRC
13/09/201420N.N.Palestine15 drowned after boat capsized near El Agamy (EG); 5 missing, 72 rescuedUNHCR
10/09/2014487N.N.Palestine, Syria, Egypt, Suddrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after traffickers sank boat carrying 500 migrantsIOM/Reu./GuardianUn./MPG/BBC/Telegrap
in Sep 141Rubel Ahmed (man, 26)Bangladeshsuicide, hanged himself in cell at Morton Hall detention centre (GB)OpenDem
31/08/2014105N.N.Africadrowned after rubber dinghy capsized shortly after leaving Libya; no survivorsMPG/DN
30/08/20141N.N. (man)Cameroondied while trying to climb a fence separating Morocco from Melilla (Spanish enclave)ProAsyl/ELM/MNS
30/08/20141Roumian Tisse (man, 26)Cameroondied trying to climb fence separating Morocco from Melilla (Spanish enclave)ProAsyl/ELM/MNS
28/08/2014153N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank near Al Khums (LY); 17 rescuedMNS
24/08/20141Rania Ayman Yaldani (w 27)unknowndrowned after boat carrying 400 capsized off coast of Libya, identified and buried in SicilyUNHCR/RefDeeply
24/08/20141Sireen Mekdad (woman)Syriadrowned after boat carrying 400 capsized off coast of Libya, identified and buried in SicilyUNHCR/AlJazeera
24/08/20141Nasir Galid (man, 32)Somaliadied in hospital in Amsterdam (NL) of head injury from attack on garage he was sleeping inWijZijnHier/VK/Parool
24/08/201422N.N.Africadrowned after boat carrying 400 capsized off coast of Libya due to bad weather; all bodies identifiedUNHCR
24/08/201412N.N.Africamissing after fishing boat carrying 400 capsized off coast of Libya due to bad weatherUNHCR
23/08/201418N.N.North Africadied, probably from dehydration and starvation, on dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea; 73 survivedDW/UNHCR
23/08/201410N.N.North Africamissing, feared drowned in the Mediterranean Sea; 73 survivedUNHCR/AP/MNS
22/08/20147N.N. (7 women)unknowndrowned after overcrowded boat capsized off Garibouli (LY); 19 survivedUNHCR/ AP/ MNS
12/05/20143N.N. (3 children)Africadrowned after boat carrying 400 migrants sank off coast of Libya while travelling to Italy; 206 rescuedBBC/LR/VK/DN/Aljazeera/Ya.N/UNHCR/M
22/08/2014239N.N.unknownmissing, feared drowned after overcrowded boat capsized off Garibouli (LY); 19 survivedUNHCR/ AP/ MNS
21/08/20141Abdelhak Goradia (man, 51)Algeriadied from violent treatment by police on way to be deported from Paris airport (FR) to AlgeriaMNS/OpenDem/Paris-luttes
18/08/20141Amdi Mostafa (man)unknownjumped from balcony of room in asylum centre in Haldensleben (DE)AyslstrikeBerlin/RefugeeProtest
16/08/20141Meet Singh Kapoor (man, 40)Afghanistanbody found among stowaways in shipping container at Tilbury Docks (GB); 34 survivedGuardian/AP/Telegraph/MNS/CMS/BBC
13/08/20141Toumani Samake (man, 23)Malireportedly beaten to death by Guardia Civil while trying to force entry to Melilla (Spanish enclave)ProAsyl/ MNS
in Aug 141N.N.unknownmissing after boat sank near Ayvalik (TR); 12 rescuedImkander
29/07/20141Dorel Iosif Floarea (man, 42)Romaniafound dead in makeshift camp in abandoned car park in Metz (FR)IRR
28/07/2014128N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa20 drowned after boat sank off coast of Libya; 108 missing, 22 rescuedWMN/ISNA
27/07/20141N.N. (boy)Africastowaway, found dead in wheel bay of US military plane upon arrival at Ramstein Air Base (DE)MNS/CBS/CNN/DailyMail
24/07/20141Ahmed Osman (boy, 17)Eritreastowaway, hit by bus at depot in Bexwell (UK); had been hiding under it since Calais (FR)EDP24/CMS
22/07/20141N.N. (man, 52)Pakistandied after delay in medical treatment at Amygdaleza detention centre (GR)MNS/ Clandestina
22/08/20145N.N. (5 young children)unknowndrowned after overcrowded boat capsized off Garibouli (LY); 19 survivedUNHCR/ AP/ MNS
21/07/201419N.N.unknown5 drowned in shipwreck in the Strait of Sicily; 14 missing, 61 rescuedANSA
19/07/201429N.N.Syria, Pakistan, Nigeriareportedly suffocated from toxic boat engine fumes while travelling to ItalyIOM/UNHCR/NRC/GuardianUn./Independe
19/07/20141Mohamed (boy, 1)Syriadrowned after falling overboard from overcrowded vessel while travelling to ItalyIOM/UNHCR/LR/NRC/Guardian/Independe
19/07/2014151N.N.Syria, Pakistan, Nigeriareportedly murdered on overcrowded vessel in the Mediterranean Sea on way to ItalyIOM/UNHCR/NRC/GuardianUn./Independe
18/07/201460N.N.unknownwent missing after ship sank off coast of Libya; 62 rescuedLAInfo
14/07/2014109N.N. (incl 1 pregnant woman)unknownmissing after dinghy capsized off coast of Libya; 12 rescuedUNHCR
11/07/20146N.N.unknowndrowned when boat sank off Samos (GR); 13 rescuedClandestinE
10/07/20141N.N. (newborn)Syriapremature birth (8 months) on train platform during expulsion from Switzerland to ItalyVivre/RTS/TribuneGeneve
06/07/20141N.N. (child, 6)Syriadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Tripoli (LY)UNHCR
06/07/20146N.N.Africadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Tripoli (LY)HurriyetDN/state.org
06/07/20141N.N. (child, 3)Syriadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Tripoli (LY)UNHCR
06/07/20141N.N. (woman)Syriadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Tripoli (LY)UNHCR
06/07/20143N.N.Eritreadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Tripoli (LY)UNHCR
02/07/201474N.N.Africareportedly drowned after overcrowded boat capsized off Sicily (IT); 27 rescuedBBC/Ans
in July 146N.N.unknowndrowned when boat sank off Samos (GR); 31 survivedImkander
in July 1419N.N.unknownsuffocated due to carbon monoxide poisoning on boat headed for Lampedusa (IT)Imkander
in July 145N.N. (incl 2 women)unknown4 drowned when boat sank off Ayvalik (TR); 1 missing, 12 rescuedImkander
29/06/201445N.N. (45 men)Syria, Senegal, Mali, Gambisuffocated in the hold of traffickers boat overcrowded with 600 African migrantsOOB/Ans/Guardian/Telegraaf/Aljazeera
23/06/20141T.B. (man, 27)Ethiopiadied of high fever and suspected tuberculosis in Rome (IT); was living in squat with 500 other migrantsCOR
23/06/20141N.N. (man)unknownfound dead day after arrival in Rome (IT), probably of dehydration and exhaustionCOR
13/06/2014100N.N.unknown10 died in shipwreck off coast of Sicily (IT); 90 missing; 40 rescuedAFP
07/06/20143N.N.unknowndrowned after dinghy carrying 112 migrants capsized during rescue operation near MaltaMT/Xinhua/MNS/GuardianUn./Rel
07/06/20144N.N.Africafell from rope ladder during rescue attempt in the Mediterranean SeaMNS/Rel/GuardianUn./SydHerald
07/06/20146N.N.unknownmissing after dinghy carrying 112 migrants capsized during rescue operation near MaltaBS/AAN/MNS
03/06/20141N.N. (man)Afghanistanbody washed ashore on northeast coast of Lesbos (GR)Lesvosnews
23/05/20141Haroon Youssef (man, 19)Sudanstowaway, died after falling from tourist bus while trying to get to Great BritainCMS
23/05/20141Jeanneath Beltran (woman)Nigeriadied after delay in receiving medical attention at hospital in Toledo (ES)MNS
22/05/20141N.N. (boy, 15)Afghanistanstowaway, found dead in back of truck bound for Italy in port of Igoumenitsa (GR)Infomob/CMS/NeosKos
12/05/20142N.N. (2 men)Africadrowned after boat carrying 400 migrants sank off coast of Libya while travelling to Italy; 206 rescuedBBC/LR/VK/DN/Aljazeera/Ya.N/UNHCR/M
12/05/201412N.N. (12 women)Africadrowned after boat carrying 400 migrants sank off coast of Libya while travelling to ItalyBBC/LR/VK/DN/Aljazeera/Ya.N/UNHCR/M
12/05/2014177N.N.Africamissing, presumed dead after boat carrying 400 migrants sank off coast of Libya; 17 bodies foundBBC/LR/VK/DN/Aljazeera/Ya.N/UNHCR
11/05/201440N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat sank around 37 miles east of Tripoli (LY); 51 rescuedReu.
07/05/20141N.N. (man, 20)Eritreadied from blow to head near Pozzallo (IT) while being forced to board boatANSAmed
06/05/201444N.N. (incl 1 pregnant woman)Africadrowned after boat carrying 130 sank off coast of Libya on way to Italy; 53 survivorsUNHCR/Guardian/BBC/SP/Imkander
06/05/201433N.N.Africamissing after boat carrying 130 sank off coast of Libya on way to Italy; 53 survivorsBBC/LR/VK/DN/Aljazeera/Ya.N/UNHCR
05/05/201418N.N.Somalia, Syria, Eritreadrowned after boat travelling from Turkey capsized off coast of Samos (GR)SP/AP/MNS
05/05/20144N.N. (4 children)Somalia, Syria, Eritreadrowned after boat capsized in the Aegean Sea off coast of Samos (GR)SP/AP/MNS
05/05/201410N.N.Somalia, Syria, Eritreamissing after boat capsized in the Aegean Sea off coast of Samos (GR)SP/AP
02/05/20144N.N.Africadrowned after boat sprung a leak in the Mediterranean Sea near coast of Libya; 80 rescuedMT/GuardianUn.
02/05/20141Mengs Medhane (boy, 16)Eritreastowaway, died after falling off truck in Calais (FR) on way to Great BritainCMS
30/04/201440N.N.Somaliareportedly drowned after boat sank off coast of Libya; 1 survivorMT/GuardianUn.
16/04/20147N.N.Syriadrowned after boat capsized while travelling from Turkey to Greece; 3 rescuedDN
16/04/20141N.N. (child)Syriadrowned after boat capsized on way from Turkey to Greece; 3 rescuedDN
16/04/20145N.N.Syriamissing after boat capsized while travelling from Turkey to Greece; 3 rescuedDN
15/04/20141N.N.unknownshot dead by Greek coast guard in the Mediterranean Sea travelling to Greece; suspected traffickerReu./JW
13/04/20141Joshua (baby, 1 month)Ghanadied in Hannover (DE) after mother refused medical care in German hospital due to lack of insuranceHAZ/ FR-NieSa/ BildZ
12/04/20141Artavazd GasparyanArmeniasuicide near asylum centre in Schalkhaar (NL) prior to deportation to DE; psychiatric problems ignoredNRC/21Miles/DutchN
09/04/20141N.N.unknownbody found during Italian rescue operation of boat bound for EuropeNBC/Zeit
in April 141N.N.Africabody found on ship in the Mediterranean Sea during Italian naval operation; 4,000 rescuedGuardianUn./SD/Local/IOL
30/03/20141Christine Case (woman, 40)Jamaicadied from pulmonary thromboembolism in Bedforshire (GB) due to insufficient medical careGuardian/Independent/BBC/IRR
18/03/20145N.N.Syriadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after boat began to take in water off coast Lesbos (GR); 8 rescuedGuardian/Reu/Imkander
18/03/20141N.N. (4, girl)Syriadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after boat began to take in water off coast Lesbos (GR); 8 rescuedGuardian/Reu/Imkander
18/03/20141N.N. (man, 47)Syriadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after boat began to take in water off coast Lesbos (GR); 8 rescuedGuardian/Reu/Imkander
18/03/20142N.N.Syriadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea after boat began to take in water off coast Lesbos (GR); 8 rescuedGuardianUn./Reu.
14/03/20141N.N. (man, 20)Ethiopiastowaway, died when he hit head in truck while trying to get to Great BritainCMS
14/03/20141Senay Berha (man, 25)Ethiopiafound dead in river near Eritrean refugee camp in Calais (FR); had been missing for several daysCMS
12/03/20141Mesfin Germa (man)Ethiopiahit by truck walking into Port of Calais (FR) while trying to get to Great BritainCMS/ DM
09/03/20141N.N. (man)Albaniastabbed to death on highway outside Calais (FR)CMS
in Mar 144N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank off coast of Bodrum (TR) on way to Greece; 3 rescuedImkander
26/02/20142N.N. (2 men)Albaniamissing, reportedly drowned after jumping off ferry near Harwich (GB) while being deported from GBMirror/ BBC
15/02/20141N.N. (man, 23)Indiajumped from window of asylum centre in Zeitz (DE)MZ/ MDR/ FR-S
14/02/20141Ahmed J. (man, 43)Libyadied of pulmonary embolism after security guard in Plauen (DE) refused to call an ambulanceMDR/MZ/ProAsyl
06/02/201411N.N.Africashot by Spanish/Moroccan police in Fnideq (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)BB/FFM/Reu./Telegraph/VK/SP/ECRE/ELM
06/02/20141Ibrahim Keita (man)Africashot by Spanish/Moroccan police in Fnideq (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)BB/FFM/Reuters/Telegraph/VK/SP/ECRE/I
06/02/20141Armand Debordo Bakayo (man)Africashot by Spanish/Moroccan police in Fnideq (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)BB/FFM/Reu./Telegraph/VK/SP/ECRE
06/02/20141Joseph Blaise (man)Africashot by Spanish/Moroccan police in Fnideq (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)BB/FFM/Reuters/Telegraph/VK/SP/ECRE/I
06/02/20141Yves Martin Blong (man)Africashot by Spanish/Moroccan police in Fnideq (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)BB/FFM/Reuters/Telegraph/VK/SP/ECRE/I
06/02/20141Ousman Kenzo (man)Africashot by Spanish/Moroccan police in Fnideq (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)BB/FFM/Reuters/Telegraph/VK/SP/ECRE/I
06/02/20141Oumar Ben Sanda (man)Africashot by Spanish/Moroccan police in Fnideq (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)BB/FFM/Reuters/Telegraph/VK/SP/ECRE/I
03/02/20141N.N. (30)Iranshot in chest in industrial zone of Marcel Doret in Calais (FR)CMS
30/01/20141N.N. (boy, 17)Iranstowaway, died falling from truck near Calais (FR) while trying to get to Great BritainCMS
24/01/20141N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized near Kusadasi (TR); 7 missing, 11 rescuedTodZam/Xinhua
24/01/20147N.N.unknownmissing, reportedly drowned, after boat capsized near Kusadasi (TR); 11 rescuedTodZam/Xinhua
20/01/20144Ahmadi (mother; 3 chn. 9,11,13)unknowndrowned, encounter with Greek coast guard caused boat to capsize near Farmakonisi (GR); 16 survivedProAsyl/ECRE/Infomobile/Euronews/Xinhu
20/01/20148N.N. (6 children; 2 women)Afghanistan, Syriamissing, the boat capsized near Farmakonisi (GR) following clash with Greek coast guard; 16 survivedProAsyl/ECRE/Infomobile/Euronews/Xinhu
16/01/20141N.N. (man, 54)Sudanfroze to death in river on Russian-Estonian border while attempting to cross into the EU from RussiaEXP/AFP
13/01/20143N.N. (3 men)unknowndrowned, bodies found on different beaches on Chios (GR)W2EU/ Greekreporter/ Newsit
in 20141N.N. (man, 35)unknownfound unconscious in room in Irish Reception Centre, died in hospital cause of death unknownIRR/TheJournal
in 20141N.N. (man)Guineastowaway, drowned after reaching Marseille (FR) by boat to ask for asylum and getting re-embarkedAnafe
28/12/20131N.N. (man)Syriasuicide, hanged himself fearing deportation following one-year prison sentence in CyprusIRR
21/12/20131N.N. (man, 28)Iransuicide, set himself on fire at a crossroad in central Athens (GR); died on his way to hospitalMNS/ Voice of Russia
09/12/20131N.N.Syriadrowned after boat carrying 36 migrants sank off coast of Izmir (TR) on way to Chios (GR)AdnK/TodZam
09/12/20131N.N.Myanmardrowned after boat carrying 36 migrants sank off coast of Izmir (TR) on way to Chios (GR)AdnK/TodZam
09/12/20131N.N.Afghanistandrowned after boat carrying 36 migrants sank off coast of Izmir (TR) on way to Chios (GR)AdnK/TodZam
09/12/20134N.N.unknowndrowned after boat carrying 36 migrants sank off coast of Izmir (TR) on way to Chios (GR)AdnK/TodZam
09/12/20131Yemane Gaberanguse (man, 22)Eritreadied while trying to travel from Calais (FR) to GB; did not had medical treatment before leavingCMS
08/12/20131Kallo Al-Hassan (man, 43)Ghanadied in refugee centre in Heiligenhaus (DE) due to delayed medical careKarawane/Westen
02/12/20133N.N. (3 men, 20-30)unknownwent missing after dinghy capsized in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; 1 survivorKI
30/11/20133N.N.Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistanwent missing after boat sank in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border; 15 survivedGWM/TVXS
29/11/20135N.N. (3 children; 2 adults)Syriadrowned after boat carrying 14 migrants sank off coast of Turkey in the Aegean SeaTodZam/NewsD/Xinhua/AdnK/MNS
21/11/20131Kathan al Omar (man, 35)Syriadied of heart attack in refugee camp in Sofia (BG) after complaints of chest pain were ignoredMNS/AP
15/11/201312N.N. (4 children; 8 adults)Syriadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Lefkada (GR); reportedly travelling to ItalyGuardianUn./Xinhua/AdnK/CBC/MNS
05/11/20131N.N.Africafell from border fence trying to cross from Morocco to Melilla (Spanish enclave)MNS/Naharnet/VOR
04/11/20131Robiel (man)Eritreafound floating in water near Port of Calais (FR) after trying to swim to Great BritainCMS/VoixDuNord
11/10/2013268N.N. (100 children; 168 adults)Syria34 drowned after boat sank 113 km away from Lampedusa (IT); emergency call ignored; 234 missingLR/VK/BorderlineEU/Asyl in Not/GuardianU
11/10/201312N.N.Syria, Palestine, Egyptdrowned after boat capsized near port of Alexandria (EG); 22 missing, 116 rescuedLR/BBC/AI/Nu
11/10/201322N.N.Syria, Palestine, Egyptmissing after boat of 150 capsized near port of Alexandria (EG)LR/BBC/AI/Nu
03/10/20131Tsegay Mahder Berk (man, 27)Eritreadrowned with 372 others after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/20131Teweldemedihin Samuel (m, 22)Eritreadrowned with 372 others after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/20131Fesehaye Zakarias Tewelde(m,23)Eritreadrowned with 372 others after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/20131Amanuel Habteslasie T. (man, 29)Eritreadrowned with 372 others after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/20131Delina Mahari (girl baby)East Africadrowned with her mother and siblings after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/20131Milen Mahari (newborn)East Africadrowned with mother and siblings after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/20131Esrom Mahari (small boy)East Africadrowned with his mother and siblings after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/20131Helen Kebede (woman)East Africadrowned with her children after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT)Necropolis/VK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtim
03/10/2013365N.N. (incl 2 children, 93 women)Africadrowned after boat from Libya caught fire and sank off the coast of Lampedusa (IT); 155 rescuedVK/NRC/ANP/AiN/Presse/NYtimes/BBC/G
in Oct 131Aref Hassanzade (man, 22)Afghanistanreportedly murdered by Taliban in Afghanistan after being deported from BelgiumIRR
30/09/201313N.N. (13 men)Eritrea, unknowndrowned after being forced to disembark off coast of Sicily (IT)AdnK/Reuters/TimesM/EP/VK/NRC/MNS/P
28/09/20131N.N. (young man)unknownfound dead near Sidi Lakhdar (DZ); body had been at sea for monthsOran
17/09/20131Fadwa Taha Ali (woman, 50)Syriashot in the Mediterranean Sea when boat carrying 200 refugees was attacked by Egyptian navyAI/LR
17/09/20131Amr Dailool (man, 30)Syriashot in the Mediterranean Sea when boat carrying 200 refugees was attacked by Egyptian navyAI/LR
16/09/20131Tahir Mahmood (man, 48)unknowndied of liver problems, was not given indicated diet in Towers DP centre in Dublin, left wife & 4 child.IRR/TheJournal
16/09/201312N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa1 dead, 11 missing after boat of 42 capsized off coast of Ceuta (Spanish enclave); 30 rescuedMNS/EP
10/08/20136N.N.Egyptdrowned after boat hit sandbank near Catania (IT) causing passengers to disembark too earlyAFP/SP/France24/Euronews/24News/MNS
10/08/20131Moustapha Anaki (man, 31)Moroccodied of unknown causes in detention centre near Crotone (IT); ensuing protests caused centre to closeLR
06/08/20131Commandan (young man)Afghanistanstabbed by another Afghan at squat in Calais (FR); reportedly a reprisal attack without fatal intentCMS
04/08/20133N.N. (3 women)Africadied in rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea; bodies thrown overboardGlobalPost
01/08/20131N.N. (man)Moroccodied after receiving medical care during rescue operation (ES)ABC
in Aug 131N.N. (man)Indiasuicide, in refugee centre in Harbke (DE)Karawane
in Aug 131Lamis Abounahi (woman, 30)Syriadied in Samos (GR) after being abandoned by traffickers and neglected by authoritiesMNS/Infomob/Roarmag
in Aug 131Uday Abounahi (boy, 4)Syriadied in Samos (GR) after being abandoned by traffickers and neglected by authoritiesMNS/Infomob/Roarmag
in Aug 131Layan Abounahi (girl, 9 months)Syriadied in Samos (GR) after being abandoned by traffickers and neglected by authoritiesMNS/Infomob/Roarmag
31/07/201324N.N. (children; adults)Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Afghandrowned after boat capsized in the Aegean Sea off coast of Ezine (TR); 12 rescuedTodZam/VK/infomob/AD/GreekReporter/PI
27/07/20131Mohammad Hassan (man)Afghanistandied in hospital in Athens from lung infection ignored for months by guards at detention centre (GR)Wordpress/ Kuwait Times
26/07/201331N.N. (incl 9 women)West Africadrowned after boat capsized on way to Lampedusa (IT) from Libya; 22 rescuedGuardian/Reuters/allAfrica/Vivre
25/07/20131N.N. (man, 25)Syriadrowned, body found off coast of Kos (GR); likely on boat that sank carrying 13 migrantsXinhua/ GR/ TodZam
25/07/20131N.N. (woman, 20)Syriadrowned, body found off coast of Kos (GR), likely on boat that sank carrying 13 migrantsXinhua/ GR/ TodZam
25/07/20131N.N. (woman, 40)Syriadrowned, body found off coast of Kos (GR); likely on boat that sank carrying 13 migrantsXinhua/ GR/ TodZam
25/07/20131N.N. (girl, 13)Syriadrowned, body found off coast of Kos (GR); likely on boat that sank carrying 13 migrantsXinhua/ GR/ TodZam
25/07/20131N.N. (boy, 5)Syriadrowned, body found off coast of Kos (GR); likely on boat that sank carrying 13 migrantsXinhua/ GR/ TodZam
25/07/20131N.N. (boy, 8)unknowndrowned, body found off coast of Kos (GR); likely on boat that sank carrying 13 migrantsXinhua/ GR/ TodZam
25/07/20131N.N. (man, 30)Sub-Saharan Africadied of cardio-respiratory attack during attempt to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave)ABC
17/06/20131Samiyou Djimadou (man, 29)Beninsuicide, out of fear of deportation from Brussels (BE) after asylum claim took over 10 monthsMNS/ 21miles/ DH
16/06/20137N.N.unknowndrowned at sea clinging to tuna cage while attempting to reach ItalyABC/ Ansamed/ jW/ MNS
15/06/20131N.N. (woman)unknowndied during childbirth on boat between Turkey and Italy; newborn survivedLR
13/06/20131N.N. (man, 31)Somaliajumped out of window in Florence (IT) after asylum application was rejectedMNS/ Ansa
12/06/20131Fahezeh Ahmadi (girl, 17)Afghanistanstabbed by husband at her sister's house while she was on leave from Lyng refugee centre Grua (NO)Klassekampen, Hadeland
10/06/20131Apti Nazjujev (man)Chechnyatortured to death in Chechnya after Norway forced him to returnNy Tid
06/06/20131Vahide Selami (woman, 45)Afghanistandrowned after boat sank in the Aegean Sea; 9 rescuedGreek reporter/Khaama/HurriyetDN/Xinhua
06/06/20135N.N.Afghanistanmissing, reportedly drowned after boat sank in the Aegean Sea off coast of Ayvalik (TR); 9 rescuedGreekReporter/Khaama/DN/Xinhua
in June 131N.N. (man)Georgiastowaway, froze to death on charter flight from Russia; body on 7 flights before discoveryNews24/VK/Z24
30/05/20131Adams Bagna (man, 31)Nigeriadied due to lack of medical care for chronic asthma (DE)Indymedia/Karawane
20/05/20135N.N. (5 men)unknowndrowned after boat capsized off coast of Morocco on way to Spain; 7 rescuedMNS/ TheLocal
16/05/20131N.N. (girl, 6)unknowndrowned after small boat sank off coast of Farmakonisi (GR)KI/MigrantsGR
02/05/20131Moncef (man, 25)Tunisiasuicide, in Zurich (CH) awaiting pending deportationWsws/BildungFurAlle/LibertareA/WOZ
in May 131Hashim Yasbek (man, 34)Lebanondied of heroin overdose in asylum centre in Schonefeld Ost (DE); body found 6 weeks laterKarawane/ MDR
25/04/20131Cosmo Saizon (man, 33)Benindied in Bitterfeld (DE) due to lack of medical careKarawane
21/04/20131Alpha Pam (man, 28)Senegaldied of tuberculosis after being denied medical care in Mallorca (ES)IBT/MNS/TL
18/04/201323N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa10 drowned after boat sank off the Alhucemas Islands (MA/ES); 13 missing, 24 rescuedMNS
17/04/20131N.N.unknowndied on way to hospital in Tarifa (ES) after being rescued with 14 othersAFP/MWN/GP
17/04/20131Mohammed Kamiran (man, 33)Syriasuicide, in Arodes (CY) after concerns about his wife and 4 children were ignoredKisa/IRR
16/04/201311N.N. (incl 2 children; 3 w.; 6 m.)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat capsized near Al Hoceima (MA); 1 died on way to hospital; 23 rescuedDNE/AlArabia
in Apr 131N.N. (boy)Cameroonstowaway, body found at Paris Roissy airport (FR) in landing gear of plane from CameroonAnafe/JapanTimes
in Apr 135N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied on boat that had been drifting in the Mediterranean Sea near Zawiyah (LY); 89 rescuedReu./MNS/MorWN
30/03/20132N.N.Africadied of hypothermia after being rescued by Italian coast guardPICUM/CDS
30/03/20131Khalid Shahzad (man, 52)Pakistandied after being released from Colnbrook removal centre (GB), left to travel alone despite poor healthGuardian
16/03/20132N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)Sub-Saharan Africawent missing after boat sank near Tarifa (ES); 8 rescuedEP
15/03/20136N.N.Syriadrowned while travelling from Turkey to Lesbos (GR)MNS
15/03/20138N.N.Syriareportedly disappeared while travelling from Turkey to Lesbos (GR)MNS
11/03/20154N.N.Moroccofound dead in boat off coast of Tantan (MA)Ansamed/MNS
03/03/20132N.N.Africadrowned while travelling to Spain; Moroccan ferry crew member also died in rescue attemptMNS/AlArabia
03/03/20132N.N.Africawent missing while travelling from Morocco to Spain; 2 rescuedMNS/AlArabia
17/02/20131N.N. (man)unknownbody found floating near Doumia (DZ); likely drowned trying to reach SpainOran
10/02/20131Mr. Alois Dvorzac (84, man)Canada (Slovenian origin)fatal heart attack in hospital after brought in handcuffed from Harmondsworth detention center (GB)Independent/Guardian/BBC/MNS/DailyMail
01/02/20131Cheick Nydiaye (man, 37)Senegalpushed onto metro track by police officers during chase in Athens (GR)CS
22/01/20131N.N. (boy, 16)unknowndied of exposure on riverbank near Turkish-Greek border after being abandoned by traffickersKI
17/01/20131Alexander Dolmatov (man, 36)Russiasuicide, in Rotterdam (NL) out of fear of deportationVK/Telegraaf/ANP/NRC/Parool/MNS/Trouw
17/01/20131Shehzad Luqman (man, 27)Pakistanstabbed by 2 Golden Dawn members on motorbike in Athens (GR)Reu/ MNS/ KTG/ CS
13/01/20133N.N. (3 men)unknown2 bodies found off coast of Chios (GR) by fishermen; another body found by coast guardKI/GRreporter
04/01/20131N.N. (young man)Kurdistansuicide, hanged himself in police prison in Zurich (CH)Wsws/ WOZ
03/01/201342N.N. (incl 8 children)Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistanmissing, trying to reach coast of Apulia (IT); 28 rescuedPICUM
31/12/20121N.N. (man)Tunisiadrowned after being pushed in sea by traffickers off coast of Sicily (IT)LR/ PICUM
31/12/20121N.N. (man)Tunisiamissing, reportedly drowned, after being pushed in sea by traffickers off coast of SiciliyLR/ PICUM
26/12/20121Umar Bilemkhanov (man)Chechnyatortured to death after Norway deported him, was forcibly sent to Chechnya by Russian IntelligenceNy Tid
14/12/201225N.N. (incl 2 babies, 2 women)Afghanistan/Iraq19 drowned, 6 missing when boat from Turkey sank near Lesbos (GR); 2 survivedAljazeera/Reuters/Picum/MSF/Infomobile/M
14/12/201228N.N. (incl boy, 17; man, 42)Afghanistan/Iraq21 drowned, 7 missing when boat from Turkey sank near Lesbos (GR); 2 survivedAljazeera/Reuters/Picum/MSF/Infomobile/M
14/12/20121N.N. (man, 42)Afghanistan/Iraqdrowned with 26 others when boat from Turkey sank near Lesbos (GR)Aljazeera/Reuters/Picum/MSF/Infomobile/M
13/12/20128N.N.Morocco1 drowned, 7 missing after patrol boat clashed with boat carrying 25 migrants near Lanzarote (ES); 7 missingPICUM/EP/FFM/taz
in Dec 121N.N. (man)Syriafroze to death near Kraynovo (BG) trying to cross Turkish-Bulgarian borderPICUM/Vreme
25/11/20121N.N. (man)unknowndrowned trying to get to Italy by boat from Libya; 500 rescuedLR/ PICUM
25/11/20122N.N.unknownmissing, assumed drowned while trying to get from Libya to Italy by boatLR/ PICUM
19/11/20121N.N. (man)Armeniasuicide, in hospital in Winterthur (CH) after asylum application rejectedProAsyl/Wsws/Le Courrier/WOZ
16/11/20121N.N. (woman)Eritreasuicide, in psychiatric clinic in Liestal (CH)ProAsyl/ le Courrier/ 20Min
12/11/20121Oleg N. (man, 28)Russiasuicide, hanged himself in Zurich (CH), asylum rejected; fear of being killed in Russia for being gayProAsyl/AiCH/MNS/Wsws/Le Courrier/WO
08/11/20121N.N. (man)unknownbody found floating in water 19 km from Tarifa (ES)MUGAK
07/11/20123N.N.unknownmissing, reportedly drowned, after boat sank in the Strait of Gibraltar near Tarifa (ES)MUGAK
05/11/20121Saar Yatta (man, 30)Sub-Saharan Africafound dead near coast of Ceuta (Spanish enclave)VDG
05/11/20121N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on coast of Nador (MA) near Melilla (Spanish enclave)AFP
03/11/201211N.N. (8 women; 3 men)unknowndrowned after ship travelling to Lampedusa (IT) sank 56 km off coast of Libya; 70 rescuedLR/ PICUM/ MNS
in Nov 1254N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck between Morocco and Spain; 6 survivorsFE
in Nov 122N.N. (1 young boy; 1 man, father)unknownfound dead on coast of Nador (MA) near Melilla (Spanish enclave)AFP
30/10/20121Prince Kwabena Fosu (man, 31)Ghanadied in isolation at Harmondsworth detention centre (GB) in psychotic crisis, dehydrated and starvedIRR/SchNews/Guardian/BBC
26/10/20122N.N.Africadrowned while attempting to reach Spain by boat from Morocco; 50 rescuedFE
25/10/201214N.N.Africadrowned after boat sank near coast of Morocco while travelling to Spain; 17 rescuedEP/Aljazeera/MaltaToday
25/10/20124N.N.Africamissing after boat sank near Morocco while travelling to Spain; 17 rescuedEP/Aljazeera/MaltaToday
08/10/20126N.N.Africadrowned after boat from Comoros capsized off coast of Mayotte (FR)VOA/UN/IRR
08/10/201210N.N.Africadisappeared after boat from Comoros capsized off coast of Mayotte (FR)VOA/UN/IRR
08/10/20125N.N. (2 children; 3 women)Sub-Saharan Africawent missing after boat capsized near Melilla (Spanish enclave)FE/SUR
08/10/20121N.N. (baby, 8 months)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat sank off coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave)FE/20Me/ MUGAK
01/10/20121N.N. (woman, 39)Nepalfell from 5th floor window in Larnaca (CY) while escaping police responding to a noise reportCypMail
in Oct 1221N.N. (children; women; men)Sub-Saharan Africa19 bodies found off coast of Tangier (MA) over 2 weeks; 2 missingAFP/FE
28/09/20121Newzad (man, 20)Kurdistan-Iraqsuicide, in Saltdal refugee centre, Rognan (NO) after final rejection of asylum claimNRK
27/09/20121Zelimkhan Isakov (man, 35)Chechnyasuffered fatal heart attack in deportation centre in Vienna (AT) after being refused treatmentIRR/DerStandard
19/09/20123N.N.Algeria1 drowned after boat capsized off coast of Spain; 2 missing, 9 rescuedMUGAK/El Pais
18/09/20121N.N. (young man)unknownreportedly fell overboard on way to Spain; body found off coast of Ceuta (Spanish enclave)ABC/FE
17/09/20121N.N. (young man)unknowndrowned on way to Spain when small boat sank off coast of Mostaganem (DZ)TSA/FE
16/09/20121N.N. (man, 30)Eritreadied when car driven by trafficker overturned near Alexandroupoli (GR) during police chasePICUM
09/09/20121Jose Matada (man, 26)Mozambiquestowaway, body fell from plane onto street in Mortlake (GB) during flight from Angola to EnglandBBC/IRR/Evening Standard/MNS/INDi/Gua
08/09/20121N.N. (25, man)Eritreashot by Egyptian border guards in Rafah (EG) after fleeing towards the Egypt-Israel borderGulfNews
08/09/201227N.N.Africawent missing after boat from Comoros carrying 36 migrants sank off coast of Mayotte (FR)Universal/AFP
08/09/20126N.N. (1 child; 5 women)Africadrowned after boat from Comoros carrying 36 migrants sank off coast of Mayotte (FR)Universal/AFP/PICUM
07/09/201274N.N.Tunisiareportedly drowned after boat sank off coast Lampedusa (IT); bodies and boat missing, 56 rescuedPICUM/MAS/LRP/FE/BCC/CNN
07/09/20125N.N.Tunisiadrowned after boat sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT); 56 rescuedPICUM/MAS/LRP/FE/BCC/CNN
06/09/201230N.N. (18 women; 12 men)Palestine, Syria, Iraqdrowned after overcrowded boat from Ahmetbeyli (TR) sank in the Aegean Sea; 46 survivorsjW/Reu/AFP/Le Monde/Migreurop/SP/MNS
06/09/201231N.N. (3 babies; 28 children)Palestine, Syria, Iraqdrowned after overcrowded boat from Ahmetbeyli (TR) sank in the Aegean Sea; 46 survivedjW/Reu/AFP/LeMonde/Migreurop/SP/MNS/
04/09/20121Samir Hashemi (man, 27)Iransuicide, in refugee centre in Kirchheim (DE) out of despair over living conditionsRTA/INDd/VRF/Karawane
in Sep 121Emmanuel Marcel Landa (man)Congofound dead in Mosney DP Centre (IE), suffered heart attacks during and after deportation attemptIRR/TheJournal
27/08/20127N.N. (2 children; 1 woman; 4 m.)Syriadrowned after shipwreck on way from Latakia (SY) to the CY; family of asylum seekersPICUM/UN/Migrants at sea/FE/CypMail
26/08/201232N.N.Africa, Bangladeshmissing, reportedly drowned after vessel from Tripoli (LY) capsized off coast of LibyaMNS/ICR/Ansamed
26/08/201210N.N.Africa, Bangladeshdrowned, bodies found after vessel from Tripoli (LY) capsized off coast of LibyaMNS/FE
26/08/201239N.N.Egypt3 drowned after boat sank near Bardia (LY) by Egyptian-Libyan border; 36 missing, 1 rescuedAP/FE/Alahram/VK
23/08/20121N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, found in landing bay of plane at Heathrow Airport (GB) after flight from South AfricaGuardian/IRR/BBC
18/08/20121N.N.unknownbody found in the Evros River (TR) after reportedly trying to cross into Greece from TurkeyFE
17/08/20122N.N.Somalia, Eritreadied in La Valletta (MT) after rescue from dinghy travelling from Libya that had been at sea for 4 daysFE/Ansamed/ PICUM/TimesM/MAS
16/08/20122N.N.Somalia, Eritreadied of starvation after 4 days at sea in dinghy travelling from Libya to MaltaFE/Ansamed/ PICUM/TimesM/MAS
16/08/20122N.N.Somalia, Eritreadrowned during rescue operation near La Valletta (MT) after spending 4 days at sea in dinghy from LYFE/Ansamed/ PICUM/TimesM/MAS
13/08/20121N.N. (19)Afghanistanbody found on banks of the Evros River in Marasia (GR)PICUM/ Clandestina/ Agelioforos/ Skai
12/08/20121N.N. (woman, 30)Asiabody in wetsuit found near Wimereux beach (FR); had tried to swim across the Channel to Great BritainIRR/DailyMail/21Miles/DailyRec/ThisIsKent
12/08/20121N.N. (man, 19)Iraqdied after being stabbed by 5 men on motorcycles in Athens (GR)KTG
in Aug 121N.N.unknowndrowned, when boat arrived at a Spanish island near MoroccoMUGAK
30/07/20121Bee Moyo (man, 45)Zimbabwesuicide, hanged himself in Rotherham Park (GB) after residency application was rejectedIRR/Star
12/07/20121N.N. (man, 23)Afghanistanstowaway, found dead of asphyxiation under truck on ferry travelling from Greece to Venice (IT)CDS/FE
10/07/201254N.N.Eritrea, Somalia, Sudandied of dehydration after 15 days at sea on dinghy from Libya to ItalyLR/MUGAK/EP/ELC/LV/PICUM/UNHCR/H
09/07/20121Bernard Hukwa (man)Zimbabwesuicide, in the River Thames (GB) while waiting for asylum claim to be processedIRR/ZimEye
07/07/20121Noureddin Mohamed (man, 28)Sudanfound dead in suspicious circumstances in Calais city canal (FR)CMS/INDgb
05/07/20123N.N.unknowndrowned after shipwreck near Monastir (TN) while travelling to Italy; 22 rescuedTNnum
30/06/20121Mamadou Kamara (man, 32)Malireportedly beaten to death by soldiers while in custody in Safi (MT), arrived dead at hospitalEUobserver/MaltaToday/MaltaStar/TimesM
28/06/20121N.N.unknownfound in advanced state of decomposition after drowning in shipwreck off coast of Leuca (IT)LR/FE
23/06/20122N.N.Afghanistanstowaways, died of asphyxiation and heat inside truck on ferry from Greece to Ancona (IT)PICUM/Infomob/FE/LR
19/06/20126N.N.unknownmissing, reportedly drowned, when boat sailing from North Africa capsized off coast of Leuca (IT)PICUM/LRB/FE/Infomob
in June 1255N.N.Somalia, Sudan, Eritreadied in attempt to reach Italy from Tripoli (LY); 1 survivorNOB/B4P/GuardianUn./MaltaToday
26/05/201220N.N.unknowndrowned after inflatable dinghy to Italy started to deflate off coast of LibyaMigreurop/LRP
25/05/201210N.N.Somaliamissing after dinghy from Libya capsized near SiciliyLR/FE
22/05/20121N.N. (man, 45)Eritrea or Ethiopiastabbed to death in fight on Ny-paradis street, near refugee centre Ytrebygda, Bergen (NO)NRK
19/05/20125N.N.Comorosdrowned after boat carrying 43 migrants sank off coast of Mayotte (FR)Le Monde/AFP/Migreurop
19/05/201215N.N.Comorosmissing after boat of 43 migrants sank off coast of Mayotte (FR)Le Monde/AFP/Migreurop
02/05/20121N.N. (boy, 16)Afghanistanstowaway, suffocated in truck going from Greece to Venice (IT) while hiding to avoid border checksMigreurop/PICUM/AdnK/MP
in May 127N.N.Somaliadied during week-long voyage from Libya to MaltaUNHCR
29/04/20122N.N.unknowndied in car accident in Lykofi (GR) while trying to escape Frontex officersMigreurop/KTG/TF1/PICUM/Clandestina/S
28/04/20121N.N. (boy, 16)Egyptdrowned after being thrown overboard by traffickers on boat of 80 migrants as patrol boat approachedMigreurop/LRP/ANSA
28/04/201230N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Al Hoceima (MA) when Moroccan marines deliberately sank boat carrying 70 migrantsPICUM/Afrik/El Pais
26/04/20121N.N. (man, 40)Afghanistandrowned after being thrown overboard by traffickers near coast of Calabria (IT)LR/Migreurop/PUCUM/FE
12/04/20121N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of wounds after jumping from bus that was deporting him from Nador (MA)MUGAK
09/04/20121Alain Hatungimana (man, 36)Burundisuicide, in Culemborg (NL) just before being deported; presumably to avoid deportation of his childrenDutchN/Migreurop/RNW/PICUM/ENAR/VK
03/04/201210N.N.Somalia, Eritreadied at sea between Libya and Lampedusa (IT); bodies abandoned, 48 rescuedFE
in Apr 126N.N. (5 women; 1 man)unknowndrowned trying to reach rescue ship after Libyan boat ran out of fuel in the Strait of SicilyBBC
in Apr 121Samia Yusuf Omar (woman, 21)Somaliadrowned on Libyan boat travelling to Italy, was Olympic athlete facing death threatsBBC/Gulf/SP/WIKI/IlMess
31/03/201210N.N.Somalia, Eritreadied of starvation while travelling from Libya to Italy; bodies thrown overboardAFFIT/LV/Age
29/03/20121N.N.unknownbody found in advanced state of decay in Tichero area of Evros (GR)PICUM/Age/Clandestina
16/03/20125N.N.unknownfound in boat rescued by Italian authorities in Libyan waters carrying 57 to Lampedusa (IT)PICUM/LR/jW
15/03/20121N.N.unknowndrowned while trying to cross the Evros River into Greece, body found near Soufli (GR)PICUM
12/03/20121N.N. (man, 28)Eritreacrushed while hiding under truck near the port in Patras (GR)PICUM/patrasT
29/02/20121N.N. (man)Egyptdied of hypothermia, found in warehouse in Corinthia (GR)PICUM/Proto
21/02/20121N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned while trying to enter Ceuta (Spanish enclave) by swimming along coast from MoroccoMUGAK/ElDia/FE
15/02/20121Arman Palani (boy, 17)Kurdistankilled with knife in fight at Dale asylum centre in Sandnes (NO)NRK
07/02/20121N.N. (25)unknowndied of hypothermia in health centre in Soufli (GR) after crossing the Evros RiverPICUM/Skai
in Feb 121Rexhep Salijaj (man)Kosovosuicide, his permit to stay in Belgium expired, was to be deported to Kosovo away from son and familyMNS
30/01/20121N.N. (man)Palestinedied of hypothermia trying to cross the Evros River (GR); 14 rescuedPICUM/Clandestina/Skai/ToV/Le Figaro/CM
29/01/20122N.N. (1 girl, 9; 1 man, 55)Afghanistanmissing after boat overturned crossing the Evros River; young girl and her grandfatherCMau/KI/Le Figaro/PICUM/Infomob/Ta Nea
28/01/20125N.N.Afghanistanstowaways, died in car accident while hidden in truck travelling from Italy to GreeceAFP
21/01/20122N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)Africashot by Egyptian border guards while trying to cross Egyptian-Israeli borderFE
15/01/201215N.N. (1 baby; 12 women; 2 men)Somaliafound on beaches in Libya after 1 of 4 boats was shipwrecked on way to ItalyPICUM/FE/TimesM/AFP/jW
15/01/20121N.N.Somaliafound in shipwrecked boat that was in a group of 4 boats travelling from Libya to ItalyPICUM/FE/TimesM/AFP/jW
15/01/201240N.N.unknownmissing after shipwreck of 1 of 4 boats travelling from Libya to ItalyPICUM/FE/TimesM/AFP/jW
12/01/20128N.N.Afghanistanmissing after 2 plastic boats capsized while trying to cross the Evros River from Turkey to GreecePICUM/ClandestinE/Infomob/TK/MNS
12/01/20124N.N.Bangladeshmissing after 2 plastic boats capsized while trying to cross the Evros River from Turkey to GreecePICUM/ClandestinE/Infomob/TK/MNS
10/01/20121N.N.unknowndrowned, body found 25 miles southeast of Cape Gata (ES)ElDia
09/01/20123N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned while attempting to reach Melilla (Spanish enclave)Solidaire
05/01/20121Idrissa Diallo (man, 21)Guineadied of cardiorespiratory failure, lack of medical help in detention centre in Zona Franca, Barcelona (ES)IRR/MUGAK/LV/18Des/EP/EPress/Asombr
03/01/20121N.N. (young man)Afghanistandied from smoke inhalation from fire lit to keep warm inside abandoned truck in Patras (GR)MNS/PICUM/KI
03/01/20121N.N. (55)Indiafound in container used as a shelter close to Thiva (GR); undocumented migrantPICUM
in Jan 121Samuel Festus (man)unknowndied of illness at hospital in Essen (DE) following deportation threatsVRF
in 20121N.N. (man, 53)unknownfound dead in bed by roommate in Irish Reception Centre, cause of death recorded as unknownIRR/TheJournal
in 20121N.N. (boy, 3)Sudandied of injuries after a cooker fell on him at Rondeslottet asylum centre (NO)Aftenposten
in 20121N.N. (man, 23)Eritreadied of heart problems, at Torshov transit centre, Oslo (NO)NRK
in 20121N.N.unknowndrowned in accident at Haugaland asylum centre in Haugesund (NO)NRK
in 201214N.N.unknowndied over the course of 2012 in Norwegian reception centresForeigner/MNS
in 201220N.N. (children; women; men)Syriadrowned, left by traffickers to cross the Evros River on Turkish-Greek border at night in 2 dinghiesGuardian
in 201225N.N. (25 young men)unknownsuffocated, locked by traffickers in the hold of boat carrying 250 others on way from Libya to ItalyRaz
29/12/20111N.N. (man, 41)Sri Lankasuicide, in registration centre in the airport in the (NL) one day after 2 asylum application was rejectedNOS/Vrijheid/AD
27/12/20111N.N. (boy, 12)Irandied of hypothermia, body found by police on shore of the Evros River (GR)MNS/PICUM
27/12/20111N.N. (woman, 59)Irandied of hypothermia, body found by police on shore of the Evros River (GR)MNS/PICUM
24/12/20111N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned while trying to enter Ceuta (Spanish enclave) with 80 othersFE
22/12/20111Ismael (man)Ethiopiafound dead at bottom of bridge in centre of Calais (FR), cause of death unknownINDgb/CMS
22/12/20111Predrag Molnar (man, 40)Serbiapresumed suicide in police cell in Amsterdam (NL), was bitten by police dog in possible wrongful arrestVrijheid
19/12/20111Samba Martine (woman, 34)Congodied of HIV-facilitated pneumonia, the Aluche detention centre (ES) ignored her calls for medical helpIRR/ICARE/MUGAK/HispanTV/CapMex/WI
10/12/20112N.N.unknownbodies found in Petalo (GR) after trying to cross Turkish-Greek border via the Evros RiverMNS/PICUM
07/12/201154N.N.Sub-Saharan Africamissing after trying to swim to Ceuta (Spanish enclave) from coast of MoroccoAnsamed
06/12/20112N.N.unknowndied of dehydration on vessel carrying 53 migrants and rescued near Dar Kebdani (MA)FE
06/12/20112N.N. (1 girl; 1 woman)Congodied of dehydration on vessel carrying 53 migrants and rescued near Dar Kebdani (MA)FE
06/12/20112N.N.Somaliadied at sea on way from Libya in boat carrying 44 migrants, found south of MaltaTimesM
06/12/20111N.N. (young man)Congodied of dehydration on vessel carrying 53 migrants and rescued near Dar Kebdani (MA)FE
03/12/20111Fares Chebchoub (man, 24)Algeriafound hanged in reception centre in Cagliari (IT), circumstances of death are unclearElW
01/12/20111N.N. (boy, 16)Syriakilled after car chase in Evros (GR) involving Greek border police and Frontex officialsMNS/PICUM
in Dec 1111N.N. (11 men)Algeriamissing after leaving Sidi Lakhdar (DZ) for Spain in makeshift boatFE/Le MatinDZ
26/11/201130N.N.Afghanistan, Kurdistanmissing, feared drowned after boat sank near Brindisi (IT) on way from TurkeyFE/LR/PICUM/LRB/Blitz/MUGAK/Raz/ABC
26/11/20113N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found after boat sank near Brindisi (IT) on way from TurkeyFE/LR/PICUM/LRB/Blitz/MUGAK/Raz/ABC
24/11/20111N.N.Afro-Asiandied of hypothermia, body found on banks of the Evros River in Peplos (GR)MNS
24/11/20111N.N. (man, 25)Asiadied of hypothermia, body found in Thymaria, Alexandroupoli (GR)MNS
23/11/20113N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after trying to swim to Ceuta (Spanish enclave) with 87 others, found on beach in MoroccoMNS
09/11/201143N.N.unknownmissing after notifying Italian authorities that their boat was sinkingMNS
11/10/20112N.N.Irandied when traffickers' car overturned on way from Komotini to Kavala (GR) while avoiding policeMNS
07/10/20112N.N.unknowndied after being run over by train near Feres (GR) while walking along tracksMNS
in Oct 111Khaled Khodena (man)Iraqmurdered in his sleep in Iraq for being Yazidi after deportation from Sweden; asylum was deniedUNHCR/SverigesR
in Oct 111Michael Kelly (man)Liberiafound in his room 10 days after death at Gerstungen asylum centre (DE)VRF
14/09/20111N.N.unknownpushed off jet ski by trafficker off coast of Andalusia (ES) as coastguard approachedSUR/MUGAK
in Sep 112N.N. (1 girl; 1 man)unknownthrown overboard by traffickers when approaching Samos (GR)MNS
24/08/20111N.N. (man)unknownshot by Frontex officers shooting at boats crossing Turkish-Greek border from the Evros RiverClandestinE/Son Dakika/MNS
22/08/20111James (man)Liberiaattempted suicide, died of wounds after setting himself on fire at Echt refugee centre (NL)Vrijheid/HartNL
13/08/20111Marius B. (man, 45)Romaniasuicide, hanged himself in detention centre in Nimes (FR) after being held for 15 days without chargeIRR
04/08/2011100N.N.Africabodies thrown overboard from Libyan boat rescued near Lampedusa (IT)Telegraph/MAS/CDM
02/08/20111N.N. (man)Asiasuicide, hanged himself in a shower at Campsfield House removal centre in London (GB)MNS
01/08/201125N.N. (25 men)Somalia, Nigeria, Ghanasuffocated while travelling on boat with 275 migrants near Lampedusa (IT)SP/FE/Le Figaro/BBC
29/07/201130N.N.unknownbodies found on boat with failed engine that had left Alexandria (EG) 1 week beforeFE/Libero
13/07/20111N.N. (man, 23)Cubastowaway, found crushed to death in wheel bay of plane in Madrid (ES)MNS
02/07/20111Muhammad Shukat (man, 47)Pakistandied from heart attack after medical neglect in Colnbrook removal centre, Harmondsworth (GB)Guardian
29/06/20111N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africalikely died of hypothermia, found in the sea wearing life jacket near Ceuta (Spanish enclave)FE/VDG
25/06/201145N.N.Moroccomissing, feared drowned after they fell from boat found near Motril, Granada (ES)FE/PICUM/Diario de Navarra
25/06/20111N.N. (man, 20)Moroccodrowned, body found 4 miles from capsized boat near Granada (ES)FE/PICUM/Diario de Navarra
25/06/20111N.N. (man, 38)Ghanadied of epileptic seizure on boat from Lampedusa (IT) to mainland ItalyPICUM/FE/AdnK
03/06/20111N.N. (woman, 30)Nigeriafound dead in police cell after being detained in Zurich Airport (CH) for not having papersMigreurop/AP/Watson
01/06/20111N.N.unknowndied on way from Libya to Malta, body was thrown overboardANSA/FE
01/06/2011273N.N.Pakistan, W Africa, Bangladdrowned after overcrowded boat capsized while going from Tripoli (LY) to Lampedusa (IT)Migreurop/MUGAK/UNHCR/Reu./Universo
29/05/20114N.N.unknowndrowned after 2 boats collided off coast of Libya while travelling to ItalyFE/ilClandestino
22/05/20111N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in shipwreck, decomposed body found by Cape Gata (ES)ABC/MUGAK
12/05/20111Alim Abdul Manan (man, 21)Bangladeshdied after being stabbed by 2 men on motorbikes in Athens (GR)IRR/CS
11/05/20111Aminullah Mohamadi (boy, 17)Afghanistansuicide, hanged himself in Parc de la Villette in Paris (FR) after being told he would be deportedDRARI/INDf
10/05/20111N.N.Iranstowaway, fell near Calais (FR) out of truck that was travelling to Great BritainLePhare
09/05/20113N.N.unknownfound in hull of boat that sank near Lampedusa (IT); all 528 other passengers rescuedTelegraph
08/05/20111N.N. (man, 30)unknownstowaway, overheated in truck carrying cable wheels to Fulda (DE) from GreeceHessenR/HNA/Welt/SP
06/05/201132N.N.Sub-Saharan Africawent missing when boat carrying 600 migrants to Italy sank off coast of Tripoli (LY)Corrispondenti/VF/LR/WP/ABC/UNHCR/U
06/05/20112N.N. (2 babies)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat carrying 600 migrants to Italy sank off coast of Tripoli (LY)Corrispondenti/ VF/ LR/ WP/ ABC/ UNHCR
06/05/201113N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat carrying 600 migrants to Italy sank off coast of Tripoli (LY)Corrispondenti/VF/LR/WP/ABC/UNHCR/U
06/05/20111N.N. (baby, 4 months)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat carrying 600 migrants to Italy sank off coast of Tripoli (LY)Corrispondenti/ VF/ LR/ WP/ ABC/ UNHCR
17/04/20111Ifeanyi Nwokoye (man, 29)Nigeriadied in Safi (MT) on way to hospital after being beaten by soldiers, tryied to escape detention centreTimesM/MNS/MaltaToday
13/04/20111N.N. (man)Nigeriadrowned, found dead 3 days after Libyan boat shipwrecked near Pantelleria (IT)LR/FE
13/04/20111Leonie (woman, 38)Congodrowned after jumping off Libyan boat that had shipwrecked near Pantelleria (IT)LR/FE/DerStandard/MAS/DailyMail/VK
13/04/20111Cinie (woman, 28)Congodrowned after jumping off Libyan boat that had shipwrecked near Pantelleria (IT)LR/FE/DerStandard/MAS/DailyMail/VK
13/04/20111N.N. (man)unknowndrowned after Libyan boat shipwrecked near Pantelleria (IT)LR/FE/MAS/DailyMail
12/04/20111N.N. (pregnant woman)Nigeriadied after mother drank sea water during 7 days adrift in the Mediterranean SeaMNS
11/04/20111N.N. (woman, 29)Somaliabody found by patrol vessels in boat off coast of MaltaFE/AFM
11/04/201110N.N.unknowndied during journey from Libya to Lampedusa (IT), bodies were thrown overboardVK
10/04/201159N.N.Ethiopia, Nigeria, Eritreadied of dehydration and starvation near Zliten (LY),16 days in the sea, SOS ignored by NATOGuardianUn./MUGAK/ELM/VDG/Raz/ABC/
10/04/20111N.N.unknowndied in prison near Misrata (LY) after 16 days in the Mediterranean Sea while NATO was ignoring SOSGuardianUn./MUGAK/ELM/VDG/Raz/ABC/
10/04/20111N.N. (1 baby, 12 months)unknowndied of dehydration/starvation near Zliten (LY) after 16 days in Mediterranean Sea, NATO ignored SOSGuardian/MUGAK/ELM/VDG/Raz/ABC/AV
10/04/20111N.N. (baby)unknowndied of dehydration/starvation near Zliten (LY) after 16 days in Mediterranean Sea, NATO ignored SOSGuardian/MUGAK/ELM/VDG/Raz/ABC/AV
08/04/20111Kambiz Roustayi (man, 36)Iransuicide, set himself on fire in Amsterdam (NL) fearing deportation; asylum was rejected after 11 yearsNBK/VK/Eindhovens Dagblad/IMA/MNS/R
06/04/2011177N.N.Bangladesh, Chad, Ivory Cwent missing after Libyan boat carring 325 migrants sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT) in MaltaLR/ANSA/Reu./Migreurop/Raz/Irish Times/
06/04/201137N.N. (37 women)Bangladesh, Chad, Ivory Cowent missing after Libyan boat carring 325 migrants sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT) in MaltaLR/ANSA/Reu/Migreurop/Raz/DailyMail/Iris
06/04/20111N.N. (woman, 24)unknownwent missing after Libyan boat carring 325 migrants sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT) in MaltaLR/ANSA/Reu/Migreurop/Raz/DailyMail/Iris
06/04/20113N.N. (3 minors)Bangladesh, Chad, Ivory Cowent missing after Libyan boat with 325 migrants sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT) in MaltaLR/ANSA/Reu/Migreurop/Raz/DailyMail/Iris
06/04/20111N.N. (boy, 3)unknownwent missing after Libyan boat carring 325 migrants sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT) in MaltaLR/ANSA/Reu/Migreurop/Raz/DailyMail/Iris
06/04/20111N.N. (boy, 1)unknownwent missing after Libyan boat carring 325 migrants sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT) in MaltaLR/ANSA/Reu/Migreurop/Raz/DailyMail/Iris
02/04/20111N.N. (man, 23)Afghanistanstowaway, died of asphyxiation in van on ferry that had travelled from Greece to port of Ancona (IT)PICUM/FE/ANSA/ClandestinE
02/04/20111N.N. (man, 20)unknowndrowned in Modica (IT) while disembarking from boat carrying 500 migrants, found by Punta ReglioniFE/PICUM
01/04/20111N.N. (man, 23)Eritreadrowned in Modica (IT) while disembarking from boat carrying 500 migrantsPICUM/FE
01/04/201127N.N.Tunisiabodies found off Kerkenneh (TN), reportedly from boat that had disappeared on trip to ItalyFE/PICUM
in Apr 1158N.N.Tunisiadrowned, bodies found by coast guard on beach in TunisiaMigreurop
31/03/201170N.N.Somalia, Eritreadrowned off coast of Tripoli (LY), may include passengers from 2 missing boatsQuotidiano/LR/Migeurop/Kaosenlared/RAI/
28/03/201110N.N.Sub-Saharan Africamissing, feared drowned, boat sank travelling from Libya to Italy; 6 rescued by fishermen in EgyptGuardianUn./PerCat/AdnK
28/03/201127N.N.unknowndrowned, found off coast of Kerkennah (TN) after 2 boats travelling from Libya sankPUB/TunisieSoir/GuardianUn./MUGAK/Qu
28/03/20111N.N. (baby, 1 y.)Sub-Saharan Africamissing, feared drowned after boat to Lampedusa (IT) from Libya sank; 6 rescued by fishermen in EGGuardian/PerCat/AdnK
27/03/2011308N.N.unknownmissing, feared drowned when boat carrying 335 people from Libya to Italy was not seen in 2 weeksQuotidiano/LR/Migreurop/Kaosenlared/RAI
26/03/20111Seydina Moh. Mbaye (boy, 5)Senegaldied of pulmonary embolism suffered on flight for surgery in Strasbourg (FR), consulate delayed visaSeneweb/Nouvel Obs
25/03/2011295N.N.unknownmissing, feared drowned after 2 boats travelling together from Sidi Bilal (LY) sank on way to ItalyPUB/TunisieSoir/GuardianUn./MUGAK/Qu
25/03/201110N.N.Egyptmissing, feared drowned after 2 boats travelling together from Sidi Bilal (LY) sank on way to ItalyPUB/Reu./TunisieSoir/GuardianUn.
22/03/20113N.N.unknownmissing, feared drowned after sending distress signal near Paxoi (GR), jumping into sea during rescueORF
22/03/20111N.N.Bangladeshdrowned after jumping off Greek-bound ship from Libya; found near Crete (GR)MNS
14/03/201140N.N.Tunisia17 drowned, 23 missing after boat sank near Kerkenneh (TN) on way to Lampedusa (IT)LR/AFP/Le Figaro/EP/Diario de Noticias/Tu
06/03/201118N.N.Bangladeshdrowned after jumping off Greek-bound ship near Souda (GR); 3 bodies found; 15 missingKI/MNS
04/03/20112N.N.Tunisiadrowned after boat capsized during storm near Lampedusa (IT); 28 rescuedAFP/Le Monde/Migreurop/Romandie/LR
04/03/20112N.N. (2 boys)Tunisiadrowned, fell into sea during rescue of 22 migrants off coast of Marsala (IT)FE/GRR
in Mar 113N.N.unknowndied in a fire in shack in Melilla (Spanish enclave) while waiting to travel to mainland SpainABC/MUGAK
in Mar 112N.N.unknownbodies found in advanced state of decomposition near Lampedusa (IT)LR
01/03/20111Shambu Lama (man, 40)Nepalsuicide, on train tracks fearing deportation after officials lied; lived 15 years in DE, had a sonKarawane/taz/jW/waz
12/02/20112N.N. (2 men)unknown1 drowned, 1 missing after boat sank near Zarzis (TN) on way to Italy; 10 survivorsLESP
12/02/20114N.N. (4 men)unknowndied on boat travelling to Italy, found by coast guards near Sfax (TN)LR
11/02/201135N.N.Tunisia5 drowned, 30 missing after Tunisian coast guard rammed and sank their boatMNS/BBC/LESP/LR/Le Monde/Newsaust/
31/01/20111N.N. (man, 54)Pakistanjumped from window during police inspection at his home in Nicosia (CY); failed asylum seekerCypMail
23/01/20111N.N. (man)Malidied in the Strait of Gibraltar after waiting 4 days for dinghy to SpainHumano
18/01/20111Garrach (boy)Tunisiadrowned after boat capsized near Metline (TN)FE
17/01/20112N.N. (2 men)Algeriadrowned after setting boat on fire and jumping overboard to avoid border patrol in Annaba (DZ)FE/Migreurop/ElW
16/01/201133N.N.Afghanistanmissing, feared drowned, after ship sank near Corfu (GR) on way to Italy; 230 survivedClandestinE/FE/AFP/KI/VK/MNS/BBC
07/01/20111Borka T. (woman)Kosovodied of brain hemorrhage in Kosovo, had no access to treatment after deportation from GermanyWSWS/LV/MNS/Karawane
06/01/20112N.N. (2 men)unknowndrowned, bodies found in the Evros River after trying to cross Turkish-Greek borderFE/AFP
04/01/20111Alta Ming (woman, 34)Mongoliadied giving birth without medical help in Rennes (FR), was homeless since husband was detained in NLRue89
28/12/20101N.N. (man, 33)Cameroonstowaway, crushed by cargo of truck he was hiding in whilst travelling from Ceuta (Spanish enclave)MUGAK/ELM
17/12/20102N.N. (2 men)Africafroze to death, bodies found in Nea Vissa (GR), near Turkish-Greek borderFrontexplode/MNS
12/12/20101Saidou Gadiaga (man, 37)Senegaldied of delayed medical attention after asthma attack in Masotti police station in Brescia (IT)MNS/LR/AfricaNews
07/12/20102N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found in the Evros region of Greece near Turkish-Greek borderClandestinE/Frontexplode
01/12/20101N.N. (boy, 16)Afghanistanstowaway, suffocated while hiding in truck on ferry from Patras (GR) to Ancona (IT)Migreurop/FE/Kinisi/CorAdriatico
27/11/20101Sardar Ayari (man, 25)Afghanistanstowaway, crushed between 2 trucks in Patras (GR) while trying to board 1 of them bound for ItalyMigreurop/Kinisi/FE
23/11/20104N.N. (4 men)Iranstowaways, suffocated near Amfilochia (GR) in back of van travelling from ItalyEurope1/FE/PICUM/MNS
16/11/20101N.N. (man, 23)Somaliadrowned after boat sank in the Adriatic Sea near Bari (IT); found holding Greek expulsion orderFE/PICUM
09/11/20101Brahim A. (man, 54)Moroccodied of brain hemorrhage, fall at work without papers; left at hospital gate, Ceuta (Spanish enclave)ElDia/LV/MUGAK/DiariodeNavarra/Diariode
01/11/20102N.N. (2 men)Eritreakilled by traffickers in Sinai desert after trying to use phones to call for helpLR/ECRE
in Nov 106N.N.Eritreabeaten to death by traffickers in Sinai desert after trying to escapeECRE/LR
12/10/20101Jimmy Mubenga (man, 46)Angoladied of cardiac arrest on deportation flight from London (GB)Guardian/NR/IndGB/Demotix/BBC/Rue89/F
07/10/20101N.N. (man)Algeriastowaway, drowned while swimming from boat to Pinedo beach in Valencia (ES)Provincias
02/10/20105N.N. (5 men, 18-36)Algeriamissing, feared drowned, sailing with 30 survivors rescued off coast of Mostaganem (DZ)FE/Swiss.ch
23/09/20101Bertha Penetes Acosta (woman, 74)Colombiadied in expulsion centre in Ter Apel (NL); was living without papers in the Netherlands for decadesTVblik/VK
21/09/20101N.N. (man, 22)Eritreastowaway, hit head jumping off truck near Foggia (IT), travelling from GeorgiaMigreurop/FE/FaiNoti
13/09/20101Andoine Bassoumga (man, 41)Congodied of heart attack in Nicosia (CY); diabetic asylum seeker, had poor diet after welfare was cutKISA/CypMail
in Sep 103N.N.Sub-Saharan Africabodies thrown overboard and found in the Alboran Sea (ES)Humano
in Sep 101Nezam Azimi (man, 60)Afghanistanmurdered by Taliban after being denied asylum in the Netherlands, forcibly returned to Kabul in 2006MNS/Telegraaf
31/08/20102N.N.Maghrebbodies found in advanced state of decomposition by Guardia Civil in Ceuta (Spanish enclave)SUR
28/08/20102N.N.unknownfound off coast of Ceuta (Spanish enclave), believed to have fallen off boats several months earlierMAC
27/08/201037N.N.unknown, Ivory Coast, Malireportedly went missing after boat travelling from Morocco to Spain disappearedMAC
25/08/20101N.N. (child)Afghanistandied while disembarking, body found by police on the Ionian coast near Calabria (IT)ANSA/Gazzettino
15/08/20103N.N.Cameroondied of dehydration in desert near Tamanrasset (DZ), while trying to reach Europe with 12 othersAFP/FocusNews/AllWAfrica
15/08/20103N.N.Malidied of dehydration in desert near Tamanrasset (DZ), while trying to reach Europe with 12 othersAFP/FocusNews/AllWAfrica
15/08/20102N.N.Ivory Coastdied of dehydration in desert near Tamanrasset (DZ), with 12 others trying to reach EuropeAFP/FocusNews/AllWAfrica
15/08/20102N.N.Senegaldied of dehydration in desert near Tamanrasset (DZ), while trying to reach Europe with 12 othersAFP/FocusNews/AllWAfrica
15/08/20101N.N.Gambiadied of dehydration in desert near Tamanrasset (DZ), with 12 others trying to reach EuropeAFP/FocusNews/AllWAfrica
15/08/20101N.N.Guineadied of dehydration in desert near Tamanrasset (DZ), with 12 others trying to reach EuropeAFP/FocusNews/AllWAfrica
12/08/20101N.N. (man, 55)Algeriadrowned, body recovered during helicopter rescue near Tabarca, Alicante (ES)Provincias/Deia/Diario de Navarra/Raz/ElD
11/08/20108N.N.unknown2 drowned while travelling from Algeria, found by sea patrol near Alicante (ES); 6 missingLes Temps d'Algerie/Migreurop
11/08/20101N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, body found with head injuries near Levante beach (ES)EFE
11/08/20101Arslan Duzhiev (man, 37)Chechnyafound hanging from a rope in cell at detention centre in Traiskirchen (AT)IRR
07/08/20101N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck off Ibiza, body found 2 miles from Altea, Alicante (ES)Provincias/EP/MNS/RoundTown
07/08/20101N.N.unknowndrowned during shipwreck off Ibiza, body found on San Juan beach (ES)Provincias/EP/RoundTown
in Aug 101N.N.unknowndrowned during shipwreck off Ibiza, body found by fishermen in Calp, Alicante (ES)EP/Provincias/RoundTown
25/07/20101Osman Rasul (man, 27)Iraqjumped from balcony in Nottingham (GB) after failing to find a solicitor for his asylum appealGuardian/BBC/IRR/ThisIsNott/TheHuff/NoB
11/07/20103N.N. (3 women)Sub-Saharan Africabodies found on damaged boat rescued off Motril coast near Granada (ES); 25 survivedDiario de Noticias/Diario de Navarra/ABC/S
11/07/20102N.N. (2 babies)Sub-Saharan Africabodies found on damaged boat rescued off Motril coast near Granada (ES); 25 survivedDiario de Noticias/Diario de Navarra/ABC/S
01/07/20101Dembo Fofana (man, 28)Guineadrowned in the Seine River (FR) after escaping from police, he was undocumentedParisen
in July 101N.N. (man, 20)Afghanistandied disembarking from boat, body found on Ionian coast, Calabria (IT)ANSA/Gazzettino
in July 101N.N. (boy, 14)Afghanistanwent missing on Ionian coast near Calabria (IT)ANSA/Gazzettino
25/06/20106N.N. (6 men)unknowndrowned after boat capsized while crossing the Evros River from Turkey, found in Orestiada (GR)TimesM/Migreurop/AFP
25/06/20105N.N.unknownmissing, boat capsized while crossing the Evros River from TurkeyTimesM/Migreurop/AFP
27/06/20101Zahara Bare (pregnant w., 42)Somaliadied in the Leersum asylum centre (NL) after being denied urgent medical careADUC/Doorbraak/SunaT/IRR
25/06/20104N.N. (4 women)mostly africandrowned after boat capsized while crossing Evros River from Turkey, bodies found in Orestiada (GR)TimesM/Migreurop/AFP
25/06/20101N.N. (man, 25)unknownkilled by another asylum seeker in Alvesta (SE) in apartment rented by migration officialsUNHCR/DS
03/06/20101N.N. (man)Ivory Coastdied of unknown causes in the asylum centre (BE), had mental health problems but was not monitoredMNS/FIDH/IRR
02/06/20101Slawik C. (man, 58)Armeniasuicide, hanged himself with kettle cord in Langenhagen Prison (DE) while facing deportation762/IRR/Blackbox
30/05/201020N.N.Chad, Egypt, Nigeriaexecuted in Tripoli (LY) for alleged criminal offences while travelling to EuropeLR
13/05/20101Mohamed Abagui (man, 22)Moroccosuicide, hanged himself with a sheet while awating deportation in detention centre in Barcelona (ES)SetDirecta/FAIV/EP/PerCat/IRR
02/05/20101Alan Rasoul Ahmed (man)Iraqsuicide, hanged himself in Liverpool (GB) while waiting on asylum decisionIRR
in May 101N.N. (man, 34)Maghrebdied after deportation from the Netherlands, was trying to re-enter Europe on boat to Samos (GR)VK
in May 104N.N. (incl 1 woman)Somalia/Tunisia/Africadrowned after boat capsized while crossing the Evros River to enter GreeceMNS
18/04/20104N.N.unknownbodies found by the Evros River near Edirne (TR) after boat capsized; 7 survivedPICUM/UNHCR
16/04/20101Yeni P. (woman, 34)Indonesiasuicide, hanged herself in deportation centre in Hamburg (DE)jW/Karawane/IRR/FR-H/Blackbox
15/04/20101Eliud Nguli Nyenze (man, 40)Kenyadied after being denied medical attention at Oakington immigration reception centre (GB)Guardian/IndyMedia/MornStar/IRR
11/04/20101Ramahdin (boy, 16)Afghanistanstowaway, fell under wheels of truck as it boarded boat in Dunkirk (FR) to Great BritainPICUM/IRR
10/04/20101N.N. (man, 27)Sri Lankastabbed by housemate in Venice (IT) who was jealous of his permanent residency and work permitLaNVenezia
07/04/20101N.N. (man, 30)Afghanistanstabbed in canteen queue fight about overcrowding in Sandholm asylum centre (DK)CPH/IRR/MNS
02/04/20101N.N. (man, 30)Chechnyastabbed by drunk asylum seeker using bread knife at asylum centre in Mostviertel (AT)DerStandard/Salzburger Nachrichten
30/03/20107N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized 3 miles from Kafr El Sheikh (EG) on way to Italy; 38 survivedLe Monde/MP/FE/KI
28/03/20101N.N. (boy, 15)Afghanistanasylum seeker, killed by bomb explosion in Athens (GR) while searching for food in the trashIRR/MNS
21/03/20103N.N.Somaliabodies thrown overboard on way to Sicily (IT); 20 rescued by border patrolLR/FE
17/03/20101Joseph Ndukaku (man, 29)Nigeriadied during deportation at Zurich Airport (CH), weak from hunger strike, forcibly restrained by policeAdnK/Swiss.ch/BBC/UNHCR/Augen Auf/De
10/03/20101Mrs. G. (woman)unknowndied of rare brain infection after being denied medical care; "no recourse to public funds" in GBGuardian
08/03/20101E. G. (boy, baby)unknowndied of starvation after family received asylum but no assistance in Westminster, London (GB)Guardian
07/03/20101David Mardiani (boy, 17)Georgiasuicide, asylum seeker hanged himself after hunger strike in Hamburg deportation centre (DE)WSWS/Migreurop/CaucKnot/SP/jW/taz/AN
07/03/20101Serge Serykh (man, 43)Russiasuicide, jumped with family from 15th floor of building in Glasgow (GB) after asylum claim was rejectedGuardian/IRR/Migreurop/TheHerlad/MNS/I
07/03/20101Stefan Serykh (man, 21)Russiasuicide, jumped with family from 15th floor of building in Glasgow (GB) after asylum claim was rejectedGuardian/IRR/MNS/TheHerald/Migreurop/I
03/03/20101N.N. (girl, 13 months)Nigeriadied after being refused hospital treatment in Cernusco sul Naviglio (IT) due to discriminatory lawsEveryone Group
11/02/20106N.N. (6 men)unknownreportedly drowned after dinghy from Turkey capsized off coast of Samos (GR)KI/FE/AP/Migreurop/ECRE
11/02/20101N.N. (woman)unknownreportedly drowned after dinghy from Turkey capsized off coast of Samos (GR)KI/FE/AP/Migreurop/ECRE
11/02/20101N.N. (girl)unknownreportedly drowned after dinghy from Turkey capsized off coast of Samos (GR)KI/FE/AP/Migreurop/ECRE
11/02/20106N.N.unknownreportedly missing after dinghy from Turkey capsized off coast of Samos (GR)KI/FE/AP/Migreurop/ECRE
16/01/20101M. El Abbouby (man, 25)North Africasuicide, inhaled gas in his prison cell in Milan (IT)LR/IRR
04/01/20101M. Yahya Tabbabi (man, 31)Tunisiadied in detention centre in Vottem (BE) due to lack of medical treatment; asylum seekerMigreurop/IRR/ST
04/01/201019N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized while travelling from Turkey to GreeceTodZam/NOB
in 20105N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck, bodies found on coast of Valencia (ES); 36 survivedLV
in 201013N.N.unknown10 drowned after boat sank off coast of Andalusia (ES); 3 missingLV
in 20102N.N. (2 babies)unknownmissing, feared drowned after boat sank off coast of Andalusia (ES)LV
29/12/200922N.N. (1 child, 2; 7 women; 14 m.)Asiadied in shipwreck near Alexandroupoli (GR) by Turkish-Greek borderClandestinE/TodZam/NOB/KI/ANSA/Le Fig
25/12/20091Carlos (woman, 34)Brazilsuicide, transsexual hanged herself with a sheet in detention centre in Milan (IT)EveryOne Group/LR/Migreurop
15/12/20091Maiouad (boy, 15)Afghanistanstowaway, died crossing highway near Calais (FR) while trying to get to Great BritainNOB/FE
12/12/20092N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat sank off coast of Leros (GR); 25 rescuedNOB/TodZam
09/12/20091N.N. (man)Africastowaway, froze to death in truck trying to get from Tangier (MA) to Marseille (FR)AP/FE
24/11/20091Ibrahim M.B. (man, 35)Senegalmurdered by his employer in Vercelli (IT) who refused to pay him 3 months' salaryCDS
24/11/200923N.N.Comorosreportedly drowned after boat sank between Mayotte (FR) and Comoros Islands (KM)Publico/AFP/MigrantsOM
18/11/20091N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned after falling overboard off coast of Tarifa (ES)EP/FE
12/11/20091Jianping Liu (woman, 35)Chinajumped from bridge near Heathrow (GB) after police questioned her about immigration statusIRR/UxbGaz
06/11/20096N.N. (1 baby, 3 chn, 1w, 1man)Afghanistan5 drowned, 1 missing after overloaded boat sank off coast of Bodrum (TR)FE/Ansa/Le Monde/NOB
06/11/20091Abdelkader H. (man, 19)Algeriajumped in the Bilbao River (ES) while escaping from policemen who mistook him for a thiefEP
01/11/20091N.N. (young man)unknownstowaway, suffocated in back of truck entering the Channel Tunnel (FR) on way to Great BritainFE/DailyMail/IRR
30/10/20091Mohammed Iqbal Safi (man, 18)Afghanistanjumped in the River Thames (GB) after police questioning in custody for immigration offencesIRR
29/10/20093N.N.Algeriabodies found on boat on southern coast of Spain near Cartagena (ES)EXP/UnSarda/EarthT/EP/PUB/PICUM/NOB
27/10/20091N.N.unknownfound on boat escorted to Italy after Malta refused to receiveLR/Can7/PICUM/NOB
15/10/200916N.N. (incl 1 child; 1 woman)Kosovo11 drowned after boat capsized trying to cross the Tisza River (RS) to Hungary; 5 missingPicum/UNMIK/NOB
12/10/20097N.N. (3 children; 4 women)unknowndrowned after boat sank by Kani-Keli in Mayotte (FR) on way from ComorosMalanga
10/10/20091Mohammad Atif Kamran (m., 25)Pakistantortured to death at police station in Nikaia (GR)Anarkismo/IRR
06/10/20097N.N.Egypt, Somalia4 drowned trying to swim alongside a dinghy off coast of Gela (IT); 3 missingPICUM/EveryOne Group/NOB
06/10/20091Hasun Albaadzh (man)Syriadied of medical neglect in Busmantsi detention centre (BG) where he had been held for 3 yearsIRR
19/09/200928N.N. (incl 7 women; 1 man)Sub-Saharan Africa8 drowned after small boat sank off coast of Morocco near Perejil Island (ES); 20 missingAFP/EP/DiarioVasco/Razon/ELM/ELC/Per
14/09/20091Gagandeep Singh K. (man, 32)Indiadied of heart attack after 1 month hunger strike in prison in Vienna (AT)DerStandard/FRO/WIKO/Asyl in Not/Roter
10/09/20091Hassan Rahimi (boy)Afghanistansuicide, unaccompanied minor hanged himself in London (GB) out of fear of evictionIRR
29/08/20091N.N.Maghrebdied during boat trip, found in Granadilla, Tenerife (ES)DiariodeNoticia/ElDia/ABC/Verdad/DNG/ga
28/08/20091N.N. (woman)Africadrowned during rescue operation off coast of Birzebbuga (MT) travelling from AfricaGara/MUGAK/NOB
25/08/20091Mahmum O. (man, 26)Iraqfound hanged in prison cell in Nuremburg (DE)IRR
24/08/20091Mrs T. (woman, 32)Lebanonsuicide, overdosed after family was moved from Mittweida (DE) to an asylum campARI/ERA/RoterP
20/08/200972N.N. (17 women; 55 men)Eritreadied at sea after 23 days spent travelling from Libya to Lampedusa (IT), bodies thrown overboardLR/CDS/GE/FE/MUGAK/EP/AFP/GARA/A
17/08/200927N.N. (incl 1 man)Sub-Saharan Africa, Morocc7 drowned, 20 missing in shipwreck near Trafalgar beach (ES); 10 survivedLatinAHTribune
16/08/20091Jasraj Singh Kataria (23 months)Afghanistanfell from 3rd floor window of poor accommodation in Glasgow (GB) provided by government contractorIRR
12/08/20092N.N.Turkeydrowned after motorboat sank off coast of Kos (GR) while travelling from TurkeyFE/PICUM/Cesdop/NOB
09/08/200920N.N.Somaliakilled during escape attempt from Benghazi (LY) detention centre after guards opened fireFE/VOA/GiovaniE
09/08/20091N.N.unknownstowaway, body found between Brindisi and Lecce (IT) after being thrown out of truckCDS/NOB
09/08/20091Heval Huseyn Ismail (man, 28)Kurdistansuicide, failed asylum seeker hanged himself in park in South Shields (GB)ShieldsG/IRR
08/08/200912N.N.unknown1 died after boat collided with Algerian coast guard vessel in the port of Annaba (DZ); 11 missingBBC/Migreurop/NOB
06/08/20091F.A. (woman, 27)Moroccothrew herself in the Brembo River in Bergamo (IT) out of fear of deportationLR/IRR/ERA
03/08/200912N.N. (incl 1 man)Algeria1 drowned after wooden boat capsized 4 miles from Cabo de Palos (ES); 11 missingEP/Verdad/ELM/RAZ/MUGAK
27/07/20091Arivan Osman Asis (man, 20)Kurdistan-Iraqbeaten by border guards in Igoumenitsa (GR) attempting to reach Italy, died in hospital 4 months laterAFP
27/07/20091N.N.unknownreportedly drowned, body parts found along La Fontanilla beach in Marbella (ES)FE/SUR
25/07/20091Luis Beltran Larrosa (man, 56)Uruguaydied of heart attack in Tenerife (ES), employer did not call for assistance as Luis was working illegallyCan7/VDG/ElDia/Publico
14/07/20091N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied in hospital in El Hierro, Canary Islands (ES) after arriving in SpainVerdad/Diario de Navarra
12/07/20092N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa1 died at sea, 1 from dehydration in hospital in El Hierro, Canary Islands (ES)Publico/EP/DiariodeNoticia/GARA/Diariode
29/06/20099N.N. (1 child; 3 women; 5 men)Maghrebdrowned after wooden boat hit rocks near Barbate (ES), traffickers were later imprisoned for murderPICUM/SUR/Publico/EP/ELM/Verdad/Diari
23/06/20091Amir Rohol (man, 19)Afghanistanstowaway, died in hospital in Ancona (IT) 3 hours after falling off truck he had been hiding inPICUM/LR/MP/NOB
19/06/20091Jonathan Sizalina (man, 20)Ecuadorreported suicide in Barcelona (ES) police cell after arrest for being "illegal", possibly beaten to deathEP/AVUI/MUGAK
17/06/20092N.N. (2 men)Algeria1 migrant drowned after shipwreck 30 miles south Cartagena (ES); 1 missingLV/Verdad/PICUM/NOB
04/06/200925N.N. (incl 8 babies; women; men)Sub-Saharan Africa, Moroccmissing after boat sank near Tarifa (ES) on way from Tangier (MA)ABC/MUGAK/EP/ELM/LV/EFE/Diario de N
03/06/200934N.N.Comorosreportedly drowned after boat hit a rock between Anjouan (KM) and Mayotte (FR)Malango
03/06/20091AtikiComorosdrowned after boat hit a rock between Anjouan (KM) and Mayotte (FR)Malango
07/05/20091N.N. (woman, 49)Tunisiasuicide, at Ponte Galeria detention centre near Rome (IT)IlMess/IRR/ERA
in May 092N.N.Somaliadrowned while travelling from Turkey to Greece on the Evros River (GR)MNS
in May 091N.N.Tunisiadrowned while travelling from Turkey to Greece on the Evros River (GR)MNS
30/04/20091N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied in hospital in Tarifa (ES) after Spanish authorities blocked their boat coming from Tangier (MA)EFE/NOB
23/04/200935N.N. (9 women; 26 men)Africabodies found after boat travelling from Somalia shipwrecked east of Aden (YE)MUGAK/Can7/EFE/UNHCR/LR/GARA
23/04/200920N.N.Africamissing after boat travelling from Somalia shipwrecked east of Aden (YE); 165 survivedMUGAK/Can7/EFE/UNHCR/LR/GARA
23/04/20092N.N.unknownreportedly died of hypothermia, found by Spanish authorities in the Strait of GibraltarMUGAK/EFE/Diario de Navarra/PICUM/EH
18/04/20091N.N.Sub-Saharan Africabody found by Mauritanian guards on boat near Nouadhibou (MR) on way to Canary Islands (ES)MUGAK/EFE/ElDia/Diario de Navarra
16/04/20091Esat Ekos (pregnant woman, 19)Nigeriadied during rescue operation, boat waited 4 days to be allowed to reach Italian coastMUGAK/TimesM/Diario de Navarra/Verdad
05/04/20091N.N. (man, 26)Afghanistanasylum seeker, stabbed during brawl in square Villemin, Paris (FR)Reu/Ya.F/MSF/MRAP/CSE10/AFP
05/04/20091N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, found dead in the Channel tunnel in Calais (FR), probably fell from a lorryReu/Ya.F/CSE10/NOB/7sur7.be
03/04/20092N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)Africafound on boat 60 km off the southern coast of Lampedusa (IT), had reportedly come from LibyaANSA/AVV/NOB
01/04/2009300N.N.Algeria, Somalia, Nigeriadrowned after 3 boats reportedly capsized while travelling from Libya to ItalyVK/Zeit/MET
29/03/2009213N.N.Africaassumed missing after boats sank due to stormy weather on way from Libya to ItalyABC/MUGAK/Deia/DiariodeNavarra/DNG/A
29/03/200921N.N.Africadrowned after overcrowded boats sank due to stormy weather on way from Libya to ItalyABC/MUGAK/Deia/DiariodeNavarra/APDH
29/03/20091N.N. (man, 20)Iraqstowaway, found dead under Bulgarian truck in Ancona harbour (IT) after crossing the borderCDS/NOB
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26/03/20091N.N. (man, 20)Iraqasylum seeker, run over by truck in Venice harbour (IT), was reportedly trying to avoid ID controlCDS/ANSA/AdnK/NOB
23/03/20091Mazir (man, 24)unknownfound in Votanikos stream near Aliens bureau in Athens (GR), was in coma for 3 monthsNR/IRR
22/03/20092N.N.Maghrebdisappeared when Spanish patrol intercepted and transferred passengers from boat off Cabo de GataMUGAK/EFE/PUB/NOB
19/03/200967N.N.Africa17 migrants died after shipwreck near Sfax (TN) on way from Libya to Italy; 50 missingLS/FE/ANSA/Ach/AFP/LSW/NOB
19/03/20091Salah Soudami (man, 42)Algeriareportedly beaten at Ponte Gallera detention centre in Rome (IT) after being denied medical treatmentElW/Migreurop
16/03/200911N.N. (4 women; 7 men)Nigeriadied of dehydration in the Libyan/Nigerian desert while trying to reach Italy, abandoned by Libyan authoritiesNOB/LR
in Mar 0914N.N.Africadied in Sahara desert after they got lost, ran out of fuel and water while travelling to EuropeFE/NAN/NT/ODILI
in Mar 091N.N. (pregnant woman)Nigeriadied giving birth to twins in the Oran desert (DZ) while travelling to EuropeFE/NAN/NT/ODILI
21/02/20091N.N.Africadied when vessel tried to land near Motril (ES); 34 survivedReu./NOB
15/02/20092N.N. (1 woman; 1 pregnant w.)Maghrebdrowned after boat crashed into rocks and sank 20 meter from coast of Lanzarote (ES)Can7/ABC/Publico/ELM/DiariodeNoticias/D
15/02/200919N.N. (4 girls; 15 boys)Maghrebdrowned after boat crashed into rocks and sank near coast of Lanzarote (ES)Can7/ABC/Publico/ELM/DiariodeNoticias/D
15/02/20094N.N. (4 men)Maghrebdrowned after boat crashed into rocks and sank near coast of Lanzarote (ES)Can7/ABC/Publico/ELM/DiariodeNoticias/D
15/02/20091N.N.Maghrebmissing after boat crashed into rocks and sank near coast of Lanzarote (ES)Can7/ABC/Publico/ELM/DiariodeNoticias/D
02/02/20093N.N. (3 men)Gambiadied of dehydration near Canary Islands (ES) after 4 days at sea without water or foodABC/EP/MUGAK/ELM/Diario de Navarra/S
in Feb 091N.N. (man)Africafound in boat that had drifted for 2 days near coast of Motril (ES); 34 survivedAFP/MAG
31/01/20091N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africafound by Moroccan navy in boat sailing near coast of Al Hoceima (MA)Can7/MUGAK
29/01/20098N.N.Tunisiadrowned during shipwreck in the Gulf of Tunis (TN)ANSA
28/01/20095N.N.unknownbodies washed ashore near Bodrum (TR)AFP/Reu./NOB
22/01/20091Vivede (woman, 19)Nigeriadied of burns and exposure while sailing from Africa to Lampedusa (IT)LR/ASCA
21/01/20091N.N. (man)Africabody found in boat on Cala Pisana beach, Lampedusa (IT); 53 survivedLR/MP/AdnK/ANSA/NOB
21/01/20098N.N.Libyareportedly froze to death while sailing from Libya to Lampedusa (IT)LR/CDS
19/01/20091N.N. (man, 48)Sri Lankafroze to death, body found under the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery in Messina (IT)Ansa
13/01/20091N.N. (baby, 18 months)unknowndrowned off Syros (GR) when boat capsized carrying 19 migrantsFE/KI/NOB
10/01/20094N.N. (4 women)Senegaldrowned after boarding a canoe after boat capsized off coast of Senegal while travelling to SpainNOB/FE
09/01/20091N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, run over by truck while trying to cross border in Ancona harbour (IT)Adnk
07/01/20091N.N. (man, 30)Afghanistanstabbed in fight between migrants trying to board UK-bound truck in Calais (FR)Telegraph/DailyMail/Evening Standard/PIC
03/01/20091Hussein Zahidul (man, 24)Bangladeshbody found in ditch near the immigration bureau in Votanikos (GR)KI/IRR/MNS
01/01/20091Alino (man, 29)Cameroondied on way to hospital in Nador (MA) after being shot by border guards in Farkhana (MA)Diversity/MUGAK/Connect/EP/Tribuna/ELM
in 20091Jonson Ibitui (man)Nigeriadied of heart attack from stress soon after release following 1 year in detention in Busmantsi (BG)GloDP/IRR
in 200920N.N. (mostly children)Africadied in a fire in unsafe building due to no other choice of accommodation in Paris (FR)SurprisingE
03/04/20091Zivko Kosanovic (man, 49)Serbiashot dead in his hometown Sid (RS) after deportation from the NetherlandsNOS/PICUM
24/12/20081N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africafound in advanced state of decomposition by fisherman near Melilla (Spanish enclave)MUGAK/Publico/SUR/NOB
18/12/20087N.N.Somalia, Mauritania3 drowned after dinghy travelling to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea; 4 missingPICUM/AFP/ANSA/NOB
10/12/20081Zaher Rezai (boy, 13)Afghanistanstowaway, run over by truck in Venice (IT); notebook was found where he wrote down classical poemsCDS/ST/EpolisR/NOB/Mip/MP
06/12/20081N.N. (child, 4)unknowndrowned after dinghy sank trying to reach Samos (GR) from TurkeyEarthT/PICUM/NOB
06/12/20084N.N. (1 woman; 3 men)Palestinedrowned after dinghy sank near Ayvalik (TR); 23 survivedKI/FE/PICUM/NOB
02/12/20081Hamid al-Amrani (boy, 12)Moroccosuicide, hanged himself with a belt in care centre in Madrid (ES) after father was deportedPublico/Terra/ABC/ADN/EPress/Kaoenlare
02/12/20081Duy Nguyen (man, 25)Vietnamstowaway, died of hypothermia in back of truck travelling from France to Great BritainIRR
25/11/20082N.N.unknownstowaway, found in refrigerated truck in southern Greece with 30 other peopleFE/IntHeraldTribune/NOB
21/11/200821N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Mayotte (FR)N24/AFP/NOB
19/11/20081N.N. (man)Africadied of heart attack in hospital after boat was intercepted near Canary Islands (ES)ABC/AFP
13/11/20081N.N. (man)Africawent missing after falling into the sea during rescue operation 9 miles from Lampedusa (IT)FE/AdnK/UnSarda/LS/NOB
11/11/20083N.N. (2 children; 1 adult)Africa1 died at sea, 1 upon arrival on coast of El Hierro (ES), 1 in hospital a week laterElDia/Top News/ABC/FE/PICUM/MUGAK/E
10/11/20081N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied in La Candelaria Hospital, Tenerife (ES) 5 days after his boat was interceptedElDia/Top News/ABC/FE
05/11/20081N.N. (woman)Africafound in advanced state of decomposition in the Mediterranean Sea near Birzebbuga (MT)TimesM
02/11/20081N.N. (man)Africafound in advanced state of decomposition in the Mediterranean Sea near Delimara (MT)TimesM/NOB
02/11/20081Mohammed Ali (man, 80)Iraqdied of lung cancer after being denied treatment in Great Britain although he was a legal residentIRR
01/11/20081N.N. (woman)Africafound in advanced state of decomposition in the Mediterranean Sea near Delimara (MT)TimesM/NOB
29/10/20083N.N. (1 child; 2 adults)Sub-Saharan Africa2 bodies found in boat off coast of La Gomera (ES), another later died of hypothermia in hospitalEP/NOB
29/10/20082N.N.unknowndrowned, recovered by Greek border police in the Eastern Aegean SeaPICUM
26/10/20081Muhammad AsrafPakistaninjured by police while in line for asylum seekers outside government office in Athens (GR)ECRE/ST/Vluchteling/IRR/MNS
23/10/20081N.N. (woman)Africafound in advanced state of decomposition in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and MaltaTimesM
23/10/20081N.N. (child, 17)Albaniadrowned in lagoon in southern Albania after overloaded boat capsized while avoiding policeFE/Javno/NOB
23/10/20082N.N. (2 young people)Albaniadrowned in lagoon in southern Albania after overloaded boat capsized while avoiding policeJavno
20/10/20081N.N. (woman, 22)Albaniadrowned in lagoon in southern Albania after overloaded boat capsized while avoiding policeReu/Picum/Javno/NOB
20/10/20081N.N. (baby, 3 months)Albaniadrowned in lagoon in southern Albania after overloaded boat capsized while avoiding policeReu/Picum/Javno/NOB
20/10/20081N.N. (man)Africabody found on boat in Gran Canaria (ES); 92 survivedNOB/TySp
20/10/20081N.N.unknownshot by fellow passenger as boat left Libya for EuropeHRW
19/10/20081N.N. (woman, 60)Francesuicide, set herself on fire in Paris (FR) to protest the deportation of her Armenian partnerSP
18/10/20081N.N. (woman)Africabody found in advanced state of decomposition in the Mediterranean Sea near Delimara (MT)TimesM
12/10/20081N.N. (man)Serbiasuicide in detention centre in Vottem (BE) after hearing his asylum claim had been rejectedIRR/MNS/GRAPPE/CRACPE/VRF
10/10/200823N.N. (incl 1 woman; 1 man)Zimbabwe3 drowned after boat sank from Anjouan (KM) to Mayotte (FR); 20 missingMalango
07/10/200850N.N.Africadrowned after boat capsized in Kenitra (MA)MNS/NOB
06/10/20082N.N. (2 men)Iraqdrowned, found between the Evros River delta and Port of Alexandroupoli (GR)NOB/KI
05/10/200818N.N.Pakistan, Myanmarstowaways, died from asphyxiation after traffic accident in truck heading from Istanbul (TR) to GreecePicum/Nt7/TodZam/NOB
05/10/20084N.N. (1 boy; 3 men)Iraqbodies found between the Evros River delta and Port of Alexandroupoli (GR)NOB/KI
05/10/20081N.N. (man)Moroccostowaway, hit by car on A381 highway (ES) after falling off truck he was hiding inNOB/EP
05/10/20081N.N.Sub-Saharan Africastowaway, had hidden in car to enter Spain, body found by Guardia Civil in the enclave of MelillaNOB/Verdad
04/10/20082N.N. (2 men)unknownbodies found by coast guard along coast between Estepona and Casares (ES)NOB/Sur
02/10/20081N.N. (man)Iraqdrowned, body found by fishermen near shore of Alexandroupoli (GR)NOB/KI
in Oct 081Eduardo (young man)Boliviadied weeks after expulsion from Spain back to Bolivia, had serious mental health problemsMUGAK
in Oct 081N.N. (man, 40)Vietnamsuicide, hanged himself in detention centre in Bautzen (DE) out of fear of deportationIRR/ARI
in Oct 082N.N. (2 children)unknowndrowned, bodies discovered by Turkish and Greek authorities in the Aegean SeaPICUM/NOB
in Oct 081N.N. (woman)unknowndrowned, bodies discovered by Turkish and Greek authorities in the Aegean SeaPICUM/NOB
in Oct 086N.N.Iraqdrowned, bodies discovered by Turkish and Greek authorities in the Aegean SeaPICUM/NOB
in Oct 0811N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies discovered by Turkish and Greek authorities in the Aegean SeaPICUM/NOB
27/09/20084N.N. (incl 2 men)2 Georgia, 2 unknowndied in minefield in Kastanea near Evros (GR) on way to GreeceNOB/KI
26/09/20081N.N. (man)Senegaldrowned, trying to swim from Morocco to Ceuta (Spanish enclave), civil guards punctured his lifevestMUGAK
12/09/200825N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration, bodies found in advanced state of decomposition by Algerian police in SaharaMNS
11/09/200813N.N.Africabodies thrown overboard during trip from Libya to Portopalo, Sicily (IT)RAI/FE/NOB
09/09/20081N.N. (woman)Africadrowned near Malta after boat capsizedTimesM
08/09/200833N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied while travelling to Canary Islands (ES), survivors found by Moroccan sea patrolPICUM/EP/NOB
07/09/20081N.N. (man)unknowndied of heart attack in hospital after arriving by boat in La Gomera (ES) with 117 other migrantsNOB/EP
06/09/20081Solyman Rashed (man)Iraqkilled by car bomb in Kirkuk (IQ) 2 weeks after voluntary repatriation from Great BritainIRR
05/09/20081N.N. (man, 26)Algeriareportedly drowned on way to Italy, body found on Oued Saboun beach near Skikda (DZ)NOB/FE
02/09/20081Frank Odame (man, 36)Ghanadied after falling from 3rd floor of tower block raided by police and immigration officials in Essex (GB)Guardian/IRR/INDgb/4wardUK/JCWI
in Sep 0812N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck during storm, bodies found in Valletta (MT)ANSA/jW/NOB
in Sep 081Baj Singh (man, 33)Indiacrushed by truck in Trent Vale (GB) after hiding under wheelNDTV/IRR
in Sep 0813N.N.Ghana, Niger, Nigeriadrowned after being thrown into the sea near Sicily (IT)AFP/PICUM/jW
01/09/20081N.N. (man, 32)Zimbabwedied of tuberculosis following medical neglect at Colnbrook removal centre (GB)IRR
01/09/20085N.N.Africareportedly died trying to reach Malta in dinghyTimesM
30/08/200814N.N.Algeriareportedly drowned after boat capsized between Algeria and Sardinia (IT)NOB/FE
28/08/20085N.N.Tunisiareportedly drowned after boat sank near Zembra, off Sidi Daoud (TN) on way to ItalyNOB
26/08/200820N.N.Africathrown overboard to prevent Moroccan boat from sinking on way to SpainSP/JW
25/08/200861N.N. (61 men)Eritrea, Ghana, Somalia, Sudrowned after dinghy from Libya capsized near coast of MaltaTelegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MN
25/08/20084N.N. (4 women)Eritrea, Ghana, Somalia, Sudrowned after dinghy from Libya capsized near coast of MaltaTelegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MN
25/08/20084N.N. (incl pregnant women)Eritrea, Ghana, Somalia, Sudrowned after dinghy from Libya capsized near coast of MaltaTelegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MN
25/08/20081N.N. (child)Eritrea, Ghana, Somalia, Sudrowned after dinghy from Libya capsized near coast of MaltaTelegraph/MaltaIndependent/Ia/PICUM/MN
24/08/20081Kalkouli AminAlgeriadied of injuries after being caught on boat and pushed overboard in Algiers (DZ)FE/SoirInfo
23/08/200856N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration in the Sahara Desert after running out of water and fuelCMG
18/08/20081N.N.Somaliadrowned after boat capsized off Didim (TR); 31 rescuedHurriyetDN/NOB
10/08/20081Hussein Ali (man, 35)Kurdistan-Iraqsuicide, at his home in Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi-Kurdistan 2 days after deportation from Great BritainIRR
05/08/20081N.N. (man)unknownbody found on coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave)NOB/DiarioSur
05/08/20081Nadir Zarabee (man)Iranfound hanged in park in Manchester (GB) after being asked to leave his home provided by M&Q Properties Ltd/NASSIRR
03/08/20081Mohammad Hussain (man, 36)Iraqdied of cancer after medical neglect in Lindholme removal centre (GB)IRR
02/08/20081N.N. (boy, 5)Africadrowned, parts of his body found in sea near Motril (ES), likely travelling from MaghrebNOB/Ideal
in Aug 0875N.N.Somaliamissing, reportedly drowned while travelling from Libya to Italy on boats with faulty enginesMareeg
in Aug 082N.N. (2 children)Nigeriadied of starvation, thrown in the Mediterranean Sea by their fatherUa
in Aug 081Adam Osman Mohammed (m, 32)Sudanshot by militia in Calgoo (SD) after asylum claim was rejected in Great BritainMNS/Independent/WP/Spits/Telegraph
31/07/200814N.N. (incl 2 pregnant women)Nigeriadrowned in shipwreck due to stormy waters while travelling to SpainUa/Raz/MUGAK
31/07/20083N.N. (2 women; 1 man)Africa, Iraqdrowned, bodies found at sea during rescue operation by armed forces between Malta and LibyaNOB/TimesM
30/07/200813N.N.Pakistanstowaways, suffocated in overcrowded truck, bodies dumped in field in Istanbul (TR)HurriyetDN/NOB
29/07/20081Fethi (woman)Algeriareportedly drowned after 2 boats capsized between Algeria and Sardinia (IT)FE
29/07/20087N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Lampedusa (IT)PICUM/LR/NOB
29/07/200837N.N.Algeriareportedly drowned after 2 boats capsized between Algeria and Sardinia (IT)FE
25/07/20081N.N.Africafound in boat carrying 79 migrants in La Gomera Island (ES)NOB/MAC
23/07/200824N.N.unknown6 reportedly drowned after boat sank between Mayotte (FR) and Comoros Islands (KM); 18 missingNOB/France24
20/07/20081N.N. (girl, 3)Nigeriadied of starvation while travelling to Italy, body thrown overboardReu
19/07/20081N.N. (boy)Nigeriadied of starvation while travelling to Italy, body thrown overboardReu/Picum
18/07/20081N.N. (man)Africabody recovered from sea near MaltaTimesM/NOB
16/07/20081David S. (man, 23)Armeniasuicide, slit wrists in Nuremberg (DE) prison cell, was due to be deported and separated from parentsARI
14/07/200828N.N.Africa3 drowned after boat capsized near Lampedusa (IT); 25 missingNOB/ItalyMAG/VK
14/07/20081N.N. (man)Iraqroad accident, found on highway at Transmarck near Calais (FR)Libelille
11/07/20085N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration and hypothermia, bodies found on boat in La Gomera (ES)IntHeraldTribune/NOB/VK/MUGAK
11/07/200811N.N. (incl 9 babies)Sub-Saharan Africadied of hunger and thirst after 2 weeks on boat from West Africa to Spain, bodies thrown overboardGARA/FE/MUGAK/VK/IntHeraldTribune/N
10/07/20083N.N. (3 women)Africadrowned after boat capsized off coast of MaltaPicum/FE/TOM/NOB
07/07/200814N.N. (1 baby; 4 women; 9 men)Africadrowned after vessel turned near coast of Motril, Granada (ES)MNS/EP/PICUM/NOB
04/07/20081N.N. (man)Iraqstowaway, found under truck on Greek ferry in the port of Venice (IT)Reu./Picum/NOB
01/07/200837N.N.West Africadrowned on way to Europe, wrecked boat and bodies found near Libreville (GA)NOB/Reu.
in July 0813N.N.Myanmar, Pakistanstowaways, died of asphyxiation in truck after crash on way from Istanbul (TR) to GreeceTodZam
in July 0815N.N.Somaliadied of starvation after walking for 10 days in the Libyan desert to Italy due to car failureTRP
29/06/20081N.N. (man)Africadied in detention centre in Caltanissetta (IT) after being refused medical carePICUM/TL
26/06/20083N.N.Africareportedly drowned after boat shipwrecked 32 miles south of MaltaNOB/FE
18/06/20084N.N.unknowndied in hospital in Tenerife (ES) the day after their boat arrived in Spain; 78 survivedNOB/Diario de Navarra
15/06/20086N.N. (children; adults)Somaliadrowned after boat sank south of Malta; 28 rescued by Italian fishing boatNOB/LR
15/06/20081N.N. (baby)Somaliadied at birth due to hardship during travel; mother rescued from shipwreck near MaltaNOB/TEMPO
12/06/20081N.N. (man)Somaliashot in Kirklareli detention centre (TR) during a riot against conditionsNOB/HURRIYET
12/06/20081Alex Darkwah Oppong (man, 41)unknownjumped out of window of asylum centre in Klagenfurt, Carinthia (AT) during fireFalter
10/06/20082N.N.Afghanistan, Pakistanstowaways, died in car accident when bus carrying 18 passengers overturned in Dogubayazit (TR)NOB/HaberT
10/06/200815N.N.Somalia, Eritreadrowned after boat capsized during Italian coast guard rescue operation 56 km off coast of MaltaNOB/LR/EB/GuidaS/ANSA
07/06/2008149N.N.Algeria, Egypt, Moroccodrowned after boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea near TunisiaCDS/GDS/STAMPA/LR/SD/PICUM/NOB/L
05/06/200813N.N.Africadrowned after stormy weather caused boat to sink 50 km off coast of LibyaCDS/SP/NOB
05/06/20081Andy Bestman (man, 24)Nigeriajumped into the Rhine River near Basel (CH) while fleeing policeSSF
in June 086N.N.Somaliadrowned after boat sank due to stormy weather near MaltaLR/SD
in June 083N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)unknowndrowned after boat sank when Italian fishing ship tried to rescue them near coast of ItalyHNS
26/05/20082N.N. (2 men)Tunisiastowaways, died of suffocation while travelling by boat from Sfax (TN)Sh/NOB/IRR
26/05/20085N.N.unknownreportedly drowned, boat capsized in rough seas 85 miles south east of Malta; 13 survivedNOB/TimesM
25/05/20083N.N. (3 men)Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration near Grand Canaria (ES), 2 died in the boat, 1 at the hospital; 65 survivedNOB/FE/ABC
24/05/20081Hassan Nejl (man, 38)Moroccodied of pneumonia and medical neglect in Brunelleschi detention centre (IT)LR/MP
23/05/20081N.N.unknowndrowned, body found by Italian coast guard near Ragusa, Sicily (IT)NOB/AdnK
22/05/20081N.N.Africareportedly drowned, body found in the sea 50 miles from MaltaTimesM/NOB
22/05/20082N.N.Algeriadrowned while attempting to reach Spain, bodies found in sea near Cherchell (DZ)NOB/FE
20/05/200812N.N.Africa2 bodies found, reportedly drowned off coast of Malta; 10 missingNOB/TimesM
10/05/200847N.N.Africadied of starvation and cold after boat engine broke in the Mediterranean Sea off coast of TunisiaReu./Ftcr/EP/NOB
09/05/20081Abdelhakim Ajimi (22, man)Africadied in police custody under unclear circumstances after being arrested in Grasse (FR)IRR
08/05/20083N.N.Africareportedly drowned trying to reach MaltaTimesM
05/05/20081N.N.unknownstowaway, car he was hiding in crashed during police chase in Xanthi (GR)NOB/KI
04/05/20081Hamidur Rahman (man, 31)Bangladeshsuicide, overdosed on antidepressants in Birkenfeld (DE) after asylum claim was rejectedARI
01/05/20081Ebenizer Folefack Sontsa (m., 32)Cameroonsuicide, hanged himself in bathroom at the Merksplas detention centre (BE) out of fear of deportationHln/IRR/Afrik/MNS/Indymedia/NOB
in May 0821N.N.unknowndrowned after their boat was pulled towards Turkey and ran out of fuel near Samos (GR)FE
in May 081N.N. (man)Syriahit by car on highway in Nicosia (CY) while trying to escape police raidIRR/AFP/NOB
in May 081Lucy Kirma (woman)unknowndied after hunger strike in asylum seekers' accommodation in Great Britain after being denied asylumIRR
28/04/200836N.N. (incl. 4 babies; 2 women)Nigeria (24), Cameroon (9)drowned after Moroccan police punctured rubber dinghy with knife off coast of MoroccoFE/Welt/ST/MNS/Picum/Reu/APDHA/MB/B
23/04/20084N.N. (4 men)Iran, Syriadrowned after Turkish police forced him to swim across river separating Turkey and IraqUNHCR
22/04/200817N.N. (17 men)Tunisia3 drowned, 14 missing aboard boat travelling from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/CPD/HNS/NOB
22/04/20081Hamza Ben Hammadi (man, 21)Tunisiadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe, found in Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/CPD/HNS
22/04/20081Mohamed Dalhoum (man, 24)Tunisiadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe, found in Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/CPD/HNS
22/04/20081Rachid Jebeniani (man, 22)Tunisiawent missing in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/CPD/HNS
22/04/20081Abdelmounim Douiri (man, 27)Tunisiawent missing in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/HNS/CPD
22/04/20081Maalek Zarga (man, 21)Tunisiawent missing in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/HNS/CPD
22/04/20081Mourad Jlassi (man)Tunisiawent missing in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/HNS/CPD
22/04/20081Mohamed Jebeniani (man, 22)Tunisiawent missing in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/HNS/CPD
22/04/20081Ayman Ben Taieb Hassine (b., 17)Tunisiawent missing in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/CPD/HNS
22/04/20081N.N. (man)Tunisiadrowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to reach Europe from Aouled al-Mabrouk (TN)Ftcr/CPD/HNS
22/04/20081Ruslan Yatskevich (man, 32)Belarusfound in woods near Zella-Mehlis detention centre (DE) after being threatened with deportationjW/Karawane
21/04/20082N.N.Ivory Coaststowaways, found on British container ship travelling from Ivory Coast to Vigo (ES); 11 survivedNOB/EarthT
15/04/20081Robert Weniaminov (man, 43)Armeniadied of alcoholism and depression in Neuhaus am Rennweg hospital (DE) while awaiting asylum decisionARI
08/04/20082N.N.unknownwent missing after boat sank near Mtsamboro, Mayotte (FR)Malango
in Apr 087N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied in camp in Oujda (MA) due to poor living conditionsFE
in Apr 081Shirazi Abdullah Juma (man)Tanzaniasuicide, set himself on fire in detention centre in LuxembourgASTI
30/03/20081Alfredo Castano-Fuentes (man, 24)Ghanasuicide, hanged himself in Pentonville Prison (GB) after being sentenced for having fake passportIRR/BBC/OBS
29/03/20081N.N. (man)Maghrebbody found in Melilla (Spanish enclave) after he had reportedly swum from Beni Ansar (MA)MUGAK/Sur/EFE
29/03/20081N.N. (man, 30)Vietnamjumped from 19th floor of building in Berlin (DE) after asylum claim was rejectedARI
23/03/20081Ayse AbdurrahmanSomaliadrowned after small boat capsized on way to Turkey (TR)ChinaView
23/03/20085N.N.Africadrowned after small boat capsized on way to Turkey (TR)ChinaView
23/03/20081Abdi Daud (man, 40)Somaliagiven high dosages of cortisone in detention centre in Zurich (CH)NR/AugenAufCH
19/03/20081Ama Sumani (woman, 39)Ghanadied of cancer in Ghana after being deported from hospital in Great Britain after visa expiredBBC/WIK/Independent/Times/IRR
19/03/200840N.N.Egypt, Seneg, Nig, Som, Tudrowned after boat sank near coast of Zawia (LY) while travelling to Lampedusa (IT)FE/CDS
14/03/20084N.N.Palestine4 drowned during shipwreck caused by strong winds near the village of Kale (TR); 3 survivedTP/NOB
05/03/20082N.N. (2 men)Sub-Saharan Africafound on boat in Canary Islands (ES) carrying 59 migrantsTySp/NOB/MPG/JA/NOB
in Mar 081Ahmad Mahmud El Sabah (man)Egyptdied of inadequate medical care on detention boat in Rotterdam (NL)ST/IN/IKN
in Mar 081Ayse Abdurrahman (woman)Somaliadrowned after boat capsized near Didim (TR) while trying to reach EuropeXinhua/NOB
in Mar 085N.N.Somaliadrowned after boat capsized near Didim (TR) while travelling to EuropeXinhua/NOB
in Mar 081Youcef (man, 25)Algeriabody found in Bethioua Harbour (DZ) after trying to reach Europe by boatOran/NOB
in Mar 081Bilal (man, 22)Algeriawent missing after leaving village of Bethioua (DZ) and trying to cross the sea to reach SpainOran/NOB
in Mar 081Nabil (man, 25)Algeriawent missing after leaving village of Bethioua (DZ) and trying to cross the sea to reach SpainOran/NOB
in Mar 081Omar (man, 24)Algeriawent missing after leaving village of Bethioua (DZ) and trying to cross the sea to reach SpainOran/NOB
in Mar 081Boubekeur (man, 24)Algeriawent missing after leaving village of Bethioua (DZ) and trying to cross the sea to reach SpainOran/NOB
in Mar 081N.N. (man, 23)Algeriadrowned while trying to reach Spain from Algeria, was from Tiaret (DZ)FE/Oran
18/02/20081Barhan Ahmed (man, 28)Iraqsuicide, set himself on fire in Nelson (GB), depressed after his asylum claim was rejectedIRR
15/02/20081John Maina (man, 20)Kenyasuicide, in Meudon, southwestern suburb of Paris (FR) after asylum claim was rejectedMNS/IRR
06/02/20081Mohammed Ahmedi (man, 18)Iraqdied of heart condition in hospital in Gloucestershire (GB), waiting for clarification on his statusIRR
05/02/20081N.N. (man, 28)Indiastowaway, crushed to death in Ceuta (Spanish enclave) by tourist bus he was hiding underMNS/NOB/AP/MUGAK/SUR
03/02/20081Rachid Abdelsalam (man)Algeriadied of heart failure on Rotterdam-based detention boat, was treated with wrong medication (NL)ST/VG/SCH/Dag
02/02/20081N.N. (man)Moroccodrowned, body found on coast of Barranco Hondo in Tarifa (ES)TySp/NOB
29/01/20081N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, body found in ship that had travelled from Patras (GR) to Venice (IT)KI/NOB
29/01/20081N.N. (man)Moroccodrowned in shipwreck off Conil de la Frontera (ES), body found in Costa de la Luz (ES)TySp/NOB
23/01/20081N.N. (man, 30)Algeriabody found on beach of La Marsa (TN)Oran/NOB
23/01/200817N.N.Maghreb2 drowned, 15 missing after boat sank off shore of Conil (ES)EP/MUGAK/Diario de Navarra/ELM/APDH
22/01/20081N.N. (boy, 14)Afghanistanstowaway, crushed to death by truck he was hiding under in Panighina (IT) coming from Greeceromagnaoggi/NOB/FE
22/01/20088N.N.unknown2 drowned, 6 missing after vessel capsized off coast of Luz (ES), 24 survivedPICUM/NOB
15/01/20081N.N. (woman)unknowndrowned after falling into the freezing Evros River (GR) when small boat sankKI/ANA/PICUM/HR
12/01/20083N.N.Africadied of starvation on boat carrying 88 migrants to Canary Islands (ES)EP/MFS/PICUM/NOB
10/01/20081N.N. (man)Somaliadrowned after swimming in search of help only to be thrown overboard by captain of the boat (IT)LR/NOB
04/01/20082N.N. (1 woman; 1 man)Maghrebdrowned, bodies found floating near coast of Barbate (ES)Verdad/MUGAK/EP
31/12/20071John Wallas (man)Liberiafound dead on the street in Geneva (CH) had been turned away from asylum shelter a month earlierWatson
28/12/20071N.N. (man)Georgiadrowned after ship capsized near Evros (GR); 20 survivedIntHeraldTribune/NOB
26/12/20072N.N.Sub-Saharan Africaboard carrying 2 bodies found near Spain by yachts participating in a raceEP
25/12/20071Abdullah "Joker" Idris (man, 18)Sudansuicide, asylum seeker facing deportation hanged himself in prison cell in Chelmsford (GB)Inquest/IRR
23/12/20071N.N.unknowncause of death unknown, body found by fisherman near Lesbos (GR)TDN/NOB
17/12/20078N.N.Afghanistan, Iran, Mauritanidrowned after overloaded boat sank in the Aegean Sea near Bodrum (TR) while travelling to Kos (GR)TDN/KI/Ya.D/NOB
12/12/20077N.N.Morocco3 drowned; 4 missing; 19 rescued by oil tanker 30 miles off Cap Falcon (DZ)NOB/FE/QUOTI
11/12/20071Kamal X (man, 28)Iransuicide, set himself on fire in Amberg (DE)IRR/ARI
09/12/200744N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadisappeared in shipwreck near Dakhla (EH), while travelling to Canary Islands (ES); 6 bodies foundDPA/MNS/EP
09/12/20071N.N.unknownbody found aboard boat in El Hierro (ES)EP/NOB
09/12/20076N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Dakhla, Western Sahara (EH) while travelling to Canary Islands (ES); 44 missingEP/FE/NOB
08/12/200786N.N.Iraq, Palestine, Somalia51 drowned, 35 missing near Seferihisar (TR) after overloaded boat sankICARE/BBC/Guardian/SP/TheGlobe/DPS/I
08/12/20071N.N. (man)unknownfound in advanced state of decomposition on boat in Dakar (SN) on way to SpainSudQ
07/12/20071N.N.unknownbody found in Crete (GR) on boat that had arrived from EgyptAthensNewsAgency/NOB
07/12/20071N.N. (man, 24)unknownsuicide, asylum seeker set himself on fire in town hall of Haren (NL)NRC/Nopoliceraid/AD
04/12/20071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on vessel that arrived in Los Cristianos de Tenerife (ES); 51 survivedMUGAK/EP/NOB
04/12/20072N.N.unknownfound dead on vessel that arrived in Los Cristianos de Tenerife (ES); 37 survivedMUGAK/EP/ABC/Diario de Noticias/NOB
04/12/200710N.N.Comoros2 drowned, 8 missing after boat collided with French police ship near Mayotte (FR); 2 survivedLe Monde/NOB
03/12/200710N.N.Algeria9 drowned, 1 missing after boat collided with Dutch cargo ship during Italian rescue operationMNS/VK/NOB
02/12/200740N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of hunger and dehydration, bodies thrown overboard on way from Senegal to EuropeMNS/VK/NOB
29/11/20072N.N.unknown2 bodies found by Galician fishing boat near El Hierro (ES); 48 rescuedNOB/TySp
17/11/20071Avtar Singh (man, 37)Indiasuicide, in prison (GB) for holding fake passport, devastated to be unable to support family in IndiaIRR
16/11/20071N.N. (man)unknownshot to death in stomach during police raid for undocumented migrants in Pyla (CY)TDN/IRR/MNS/NOB
14/11/200736N.N.unknown6 bodies found near Sidi Ifni (MA), 30 missing after ship sank while travelling from Morocco to SpainCan7/NOB
10/11/20073N.N. (1 woman; 2 men)unknownbodies found in the Alboran Sea near coast of Andalusia (ES)ABC/MUGAK/NOB
09/11/200758N.N. (young people)Gambiadrowned after jumping overboard when boat caught fire on way from Banjul (GM) to SpainAfrol/APDA/MUGAK/ELM/Diario de Noticia
09/11/20075N.N.unknowndied in hospital in Nouadhibou (MR) after 49 people were thrown overboard from same boatABC
08/11/20071N.N.unknownshot by border guard while trying to cross into northwestern GreeceReu./PICUM
07/11/200752N.N.Gambia, Mali, Senegaldied of starvation and dehydration after boat motor broke down on way from Senegal to SpainDiarioVasco/DiariodeNavarra/MNS/Diariad
in Nov 071N.N. (man)Ivory Coastbody washed ashore near Ghazaouet (DZ)Oran
in Nov 071Eid Shaaban (man, 37)Egyptdrowned in shipwreck while travelling from Egypt to Italy, acquaintances identified the bodyLAT
in Nov 0757N.N. (57 men)Egyptdrowned in shipwreck while travelling from Alexandria (EG) to ItalyLAT
29/10/200717N.N.unknown9 drowned, 8 missing in shipwreck near Catania (IT)MUGAK/AFVIC
28/10/20077N.N. (7 men)Palestinedrowned after boat travelling from Egypt capsized, found off Roccella Ionica coast, Calabria (IT)MNS/PICUM/LESP/jW/LR/MUGAK/AVUI
28/10/20079N.N. (incl 1 child)unknowndrowned in shipwreck, bodies found by coast guard near Vendicari, Sicily (IT)LR/MNS/PICUM/MUGAK/AVUI
24/10/200757N.N.Mali, Guinea, Africa7 bodies found on boat trying to reach Spain from Cape Verde; 50 still missingIcare/EFE/EP/EPress/Le Soleil/AFVIC/MU
18/10/200710N.N.Malijumped into the sea in desperation, lost at sea after vessel went adrift on way from Mauritania to ESMNS/PICUM/Le Courrier
17/10/20071N.N. (man, 25)Maghrebsuicide, hanged himself in garden of detention centre for migrants in Modena (IT)INDi/ASGI/GLOPRO
16/10/200749N.N.unknownbodies thrown overboard on way from Mauritania to SpainABC
15/10/20071N.N. (young person)Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration in hospital in Tenerife (ES) after 12-day long trip at sea from GambiaMNS/PICUM/Can7/EFE/MUGAK
15/10/20071N.N. (man, 23)Nigeriasuicide, hanged himself in his cell at detention centre in Modena (IT)MP/INDi/ASGI/GLOPRO
10/10/20071Shaukat Ali (man, 61)Pakistansuicide, hanged himself at his home in Birkby (GB) after asylum claim was rejectedHEXAM/IRR
08/10/20074N.N. (3 men)unknown1 drowned; 3 missing; boat carrying 117 migrants was found near Zakynthos (GR);VK
04/10/20071Mike Osei (man, 34)Ghanafell from 7-storey building while fleeing police in Amsterdam (NL)Karawane/Fabel van de Illegaal
in Oct 0715N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Balikesir (TR) while crossing border from Turkey to Greece; 11 survivedKUNA
in Oct 073N.N.Algeriadrowned, bodies recovered from the sea near coast of Sejnane (TN)QUOTI
in Oct 071N.N.Sri Lankasuicide, lay down under train in Great Britain after losing his job and having asylum claim rejectedTheNews
26/09/20071Laucling Sonko (man, 29)Senegalmanslaughter by Spanish Guardia Civil who cut his life jacket and brought him back to MoroccoGuardian/ST/Telegraph/Picum/ELM/MUGA
24/09/20072N.N. (1 child; 1 man)unknowndrowned, bodies recovered from the sea near Samos (GR) after wooden boat capsizedKI/NOB
24/09/20072N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies recovered from the sea near Chios (GR) after boat capsizedKI/NOB
23/09/20071N.N.unknownbody found on boat that had reached Los Cristianos Harbor, Canary Islands (ES)ElDia/EFE/EP/Can7/ELM
20/09/20071Chulun Liua (woman, 51)Chinafell into coma and died after jumping out of window in Paris (FR) to avoid police raidMNS/PICUM/IRR
18/09/20071Darius Witek (man, 39)Polandsuicide, reportedly hanged himself detention at "Foreigners' Guesthouse" in Istanbul (TR)bianet/babelmed
16/09/20071N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, likely in Cabo de Gata shipwreck, body found near Nijar beach (ES)NOB/TySp
14/09/20071N.N.unknowndrowned after being thrown overboard by traffickers near the Pantelleria (IT) while sailing from LibyaLR
13/09/20073N.N. (3 girls, 6, 10, 13)Chechnyadied of exhaustion and exposure at Polish border while fleeing from conflict in ChechnyaMNS/VK
13/09/20078N.N.Egyptdrowned after ship capsized off coast of Edko (EG) while travelling to ItalyIntHeraldTribune
09/09/20071Amru Aljiti (man, 63)Bosniadied due to lack of insulin 4 weeks after being deported to Mostar (BA)IRR/ARI
07/09/200710N.N.West Africadrowned after boat capsized off Gran Canaria (ES)MNS/BBC
06/09/20071Solyman Rashed (man, 28)Iraqkilled by roadside bomb in Kirkuk (IQ) after being deported from Great Britain, asylum claim was rejectedIRR
04/09/200719N.N.Comoros4 drowned, 15 missing after boat travelling to Mayotte (FR) shipwrecked near Anjouan (KM)JA
01/09/20074N.N.unknown1 migrant drowned, 3 missing after boat from Libya sank near Portopalo (IT)LR/CDS/Unita/RAI/ANSA/IlMess
in Sep 0730N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea on way to EuropeHNS
30/08/200725N.N. (4 women; 21 men)unknowndrowned after boat capsized in Maltese waters when approached by Greek tugboatMP/Reu/Gara.net/LV
29/08/20072N.N. (2 pregnant women)Eritrea, Ethiopiadied of starvation during the journey from Libya to ItalyFE/ilMess/KI
29/08/20071Soran Ali Korshid (man, 35)Iraqsuicide, overdosed on sleeping pills in asylum hostel in Rostock (DE)IRR
25/08/200745N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadisappeared, reportedly drowned after boat motor broke down on way to Sicily (IT)GARA/VK
24/08/20073N.N.Gambia, Mauritania, Rwandreportedly drowned after vessel capsized near Cesme (TR) while travelling to GreeceMNS
23/08/200714N.N.unknowndrowned after boat from Turkey sank off coast of Chios (GR)MNS
21/08/20076N.N. (2 women; 4 men)unknowndied of starvation, bodies thrown overboard and found by military pilots 60 miles off Lampedusa (IT)ANSA/FE/LR/INF/MAG/CDS
20/08/20071N.N. (man, 25)Nigeriajumped from building in Thessaloniki (GR) while trying to avoid arrest, undocumented workerMNS/EarthT
20/08/20071Festus OkeyNigeriashot by an officer while in police custody in Beyoglu, Istanbul (TR), case under investigationHurriyetDN/Reu./Hurriyet
19/08/200711N.N. (2 children; 9 adults)Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation and hypothermia after being thrown overboard on way to EgyptMUGAK/DiariodeNavarra/LV/PerCat/ABC/S
19/08/20071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of hypothermia in hospital in Gran Canaria (ES) after boat was adrift for 7 daysMUGAK/DiariodeNavarra/LV/PerCat/ABC/S
19/08/20071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation and hypothermia, body found on boat that went adrift for 7 days on way to SpainMUGAK/DiariodeNavarra/LV/PerCat/ABC/S
17/08/200711N.N.Afghanistan, unknown6 migrants drowned, 5 missing after boat capsized near Izmir (TR) while trying to reach GreeceMNS
14/08/200715N.N.unknownbodies found in the sea near Lampedusa (IT)MNS
14/08/20072N.N.unknownstowaways, died after truck carrying 34 migrants crashed near Yukari Bakracli (TR)Anatolian
14/08/200714N.N.unknownbodies floating in life jackets near Lampedusa (IT), found by military pilotsMAG/CDS
13/08/200717N.N. (8 children; 9 adults)Comorosdrowned after boat sank in the Indian Ocean near Mayotte (FR) after leaving Comoros Islands (KM)Le Monde
13/08/200719N.N.Comorosdisappeared after boat sank in Indian Ocean near Mayotte Island (FR) after leaving Comoros Islands (KM)Le Monde
09/08/20072N.N. (2 men)Iraq, unknown1 drowned, 1 missing when boat heading to Lesbos (GR) sank near Ayvalik (TR)MNS/KI
07/08/20071N.N.Maghrebstowaway, crushed to death under weels of truck leaving the port of Algeciras (ES)EP
04/08/20071N.N. (woman)Sri Lankadrowned after boat carrying 13 migrants capsized near Samos (GR)NOB/PressTv
01/08/200745N.N. (incl. 4 children; 4 w.; 33 m.)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned after boat capsized near Lampedusa (IT) from Libya; 1 survivedANSA/GazzettaSud/AdnK/FE/HNS/Migreur
01/08/20072N.N.Sub-Saharan Africashot by Moroccan police while trying to reach Canary Islands (ES); 37 migrants detainedAfrik
30/07/200720N.N.Comorosreportedly drowned after boat sank between Mayotte (FR) and Comoros Islands (KM)NOB
30/07/20074N.N.Comorosdied in hospital in Mayotte (FR) after boat sank between Mayotte and Comoros Islands (KM)NOB
28/07/20078N.N.unknown1 drowned, at least 7 missing; 21 migrants found in tuna pen floating in the Medit. Sea near LibyaMNS
25/07/20079N.N.unknowndrowned after 2 vessels from Libya sank off coast of Sicily (IT)MNS
25/07/20073N.N.unknowndied in the Mediterranean Sea travelling from Libya to Italy; 43 survivedMNS
23/07/20073N.N.unknown2 drowned, 1 missing in the Mediterranean Sea near coast of MaltaDPA
23/07/200729N.N.Comoros2 died after boat from Comoros sank in the Indian Ocean near Mayotte Island (FR); 27 missingNOB
22/07/20072N.N.unknowndrowned after collision with fishing boat 80 km off coast of LibyaDPA
22/07/200742N.N. (young man)Sub-Saharan Africa2 drowned after 2 boats sank on way from Western Sahara to Canary Islands (ES); 40 missingFE
19/07/200752N.N.Ghana, Guinea, Liberiadrowned in the sea during attempted rescue by Spanish boat 150 miles south of Tenerife (ES)GuardianUn./BBC/DS/AP/FR/VK/LR/MNS/
18/07/200716N.N.unknown4 drowned, 12 missing after boat sank 40 miles south of Lampedusa (IT)MNS/Reu./LR
17/07/20071N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africabody found in boat that had been traveling for 10 days from Mauritania to Tenerife (ES)EP/EPress
17/07/200712N.N.Africa1 drowned after attempting to embark on Italian fishing boat near Libya; 11 missingHNS/Migreurop/MSN
08/07/20071N.N.unknowndrowned, body found in the Mediterranean Sea by Armed Forces of Malta in Maltese watersMNS
07/07/20071N.N.unknowndrowned, body found in advanced state of decomposition near Marsaskala (MT)MNS
07/07/20071Luwan (woman, 19)Eritreadied in car accident fleeing police while trying to cross border from France to Great BritianSalam
05/07/200720N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat sank near Ben Gardane (TN) after its engine broke down on way to Lampedusa (IT)NOB/Reu.
04/07/20072N.N. (2 men)Sub-Saharan Africabodies found on boat in Cristianos Harbour, Canary Islands (ES)EP/EFE
02/07/20074N.N.unknownmissing, reportedly drowned after boat sank near coast of Azwen (DZ); 5 survivedQUOTI
in July 0712N.N. (1 child; 11 adults)unknown1 drowned, 11 missing dinghy collided with fishing boat on way from Libya to Italy; 1 survivedLR
in July 072N.N.North Africadrowned after dinghy collided with fishing boat 80 miles from Libya on way to ItalyLR
30/06/200711N.N.Africadrowned after boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and Maltataz/MNS
29/06/20071Vera Filantova (woman, 47)Kyrgyzstan (Stateless)suicide, heavily depressed after 7 months in detention, was given 72 hours to leave the country (NL)SVZV
28/06/20073N.N. (1 child; 1 woman; 1 man)unknowndied of starvation and dehydration, bodies thrown overboard on way to ItalyLR
27/06/20071Mustafa Alcali (man, 30)Turkeysuicide, hanged himself in custody in Frankfurt (DE) after learning he would be deportedFL/jW/IRR
27/06/20071N.N. (man)Africafound dead in boat 400 metres from Gran Canaria (ES); 62 survivedELM/EFE
26/06/20073N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration on boat travelling to ItalyLR
22/06/200720N.N.unknownmissing, reportedly drowned, after boat capsized near Lampedusa (IT)LR
20/06/200722N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after vessel capsized 100 km south of MaltaMNS
18/06/20078N.N.Africadrowned after vessel capsized near coast of southern Sicily (IT)MNS
16/06/200714N.N.unknown11 drowned, 3 missing in the Strait of Sicily; 3 missingLR/MNS
16/06/20071N.N.unknowndied during rescue operation near Libya, survivors rescued by fishing vesselMNS
14/06/20071N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, asphyxiated aboard Formula 1 powerboat travelling from Greece to Devon (GB)BBC/IRR
13/06/20071N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, found in truck carrying 3 migrants from Italy to FranceNouvel Obs
13/06/20071N.N. (man, 18)Libyafound during rescue operation of migrant ship travelling to EuropeELDIA
11/06/20071Moulay Mohammed (man, 27)Moroccosuicide, hanged himself in remand centre in Bordeaux (FR) while facing expulsion orderMNS/METROF/IRR
09/06/20071Osamyia Aikpitanhi (man, 23)Nigeriasuffocated by police during deportation from Spain to NigeriaEP/ELM/DHA/ProAsyl/IRR/AN/NBF/SUR/P
05/06/200728N.N.Algeria8 drowned, 20 missing between Tunisia and Algeria while trying to reach Sardinia (IT); 8 survivedReu./FE/Diario de Noticias
01/06/200721N.N.Africadrowned between Malta and Libya, bodies recovered by French shipFE/Malta Independent/LR/CDS/SP/ProAsyl
01/06/20071N.N. (man)unknownfound in advanced state of decomposition by coast guard near Lampedusa (IT)LR
29/05/20071N.N.Algeriadied of hypothermia in Sfax (TN) hospital after boat was discovered drifting off Tunisian coastNOB
22/05/20071N.N.unknownreportedly missing after boat sank off coast of MaltaANSA/LS
22/05/20073N.N.Senegalbodies found aboard boat near Lompoul (SN) on way to SpainFE/TySp/Aps
21/05/200757N.N. (6 chn; 23 w.; 28 m.)Eritreadrowned between Malta and Libya after aid took too long to arriveFE/LR/BBC/EB/Reu./LS/ANSA/MNS/Indipe
19/05/20071Conrad Dixon (man, 40)Jamaicasuicide, set himself on fire in James Brindley Close, Stoke-on-Trent (GB), asylum was rejectedSe/IRR
18/05/200728N.N. (incl. 3 children)unknownmissing after boat from Libya sank near Malta on way to ItalyReu./FE/TimesM/ANSA/MNS
12/05/20072N.N. (2 men)Eritreadied on way from Tripoli (LY) to Lampedusa (IT), bodies thrown overboardFE/Tgcom/LS
07/05/20071N.N. (man)Algeriadied in Spanish hospital after being rescued in the Alboran Sea by British shipIRR/TheHerald/SC
07/05/20071N.N. (man)Moroccodied of starvation, found in dinghy near coast of Palermo (IT)ANSA/LR/Unita/MP/Alicenews
30/04/20071N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied of hypothermia and dehydration after journey from Africa to Gran Canaria (ES)ELM/EP
28/04/20073N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on boat travelling from Mauritania to Gran Canaria (ES)EP/FE/CadSER
27/04/20073N.N. (1 child; 1 girl, 15; 1 man)Kurdistan1 drowned, 2 missing after traffickers threw them overboard near Leros (GR)KI/FE
25/04/20071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on boat in Tenerife (ES)ELM/EP/EXP
25/04/20071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied on Archiles beach, Tenerife (ES) after travelling from Sub-Saharan AfricaELM/EP/EXP
23/04/200711N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa, Senega11 reportedly disappeared at sea on way from Senegal to Canary Islands (ES)EXP/EP/jW
23/04/20071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegdied at sea on way from Senegal to Canary Islands (ES) shortly before rescue operationEP/EXP/jW/ELM
23/04/2007132N.N. (132 men)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Abdoulaye Ba (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of MoroccoBook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Ibrahima Mballo (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Oumarou Balde (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Hamidou Diallo (man, 35)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Hamady Sow (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Aliou Balde (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of MoroccoBook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Bouba Kande (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Oumar Diabouyel Balde (boy, 17)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Saliou Seydi (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Amadou Kande (man, 19)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of MoroccoBook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Moustapha Diallo (man, 24)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Ibrahima Diallo (man, 22)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Mokhtar Diallo (man, 25)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Alassane Diallo (man, 20)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of MoroccoBook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Moustapha Balde (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Arfang Balde (man, 26)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of MoroccoBook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Mamadou Balde (man, 29)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Nourou Balde (man, 20)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Ousmane Balde (man, 24)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Issaga Dieng (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Mahamadou Konte (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Sekou Omar Balde (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Tidiane Balde (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Yussuf Diao (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Lamine Balde (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071Saliou Mballo (man)Senegaldrowned after boat carrying passengers from Kolda region (SN) was shipwrecked off coast of Moroccobook:LosInvisiblesDeKolda/MUGAK/ELM/F
23/04/20071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegdied at sea on way from Senegal to Canary Islands (ES) shortly before rescue operationEP/EXP/jW/ELM
22/04/20073N.N.unknown2 drowned, 1 missing when boat capsized during Maltese Armed Forces rescue operationMNS
21/04/20072N.N.Algeriadrowned on way to Sardinia (IT) before boat was rescued near Annaba (DZ)FE/LaN/ElW
11/04/20071N.N. (man, 34)unknownsuicide in refugee camp in Lotte, North Rhine-Westphalia (DE)IRR
in Apr 073N.N. (3 men)Sub-Saharan Africadied aboard small vessel travelling to Canary Islands (ES)Bladi
27/03/20077N.N. (7 men)unknownfroze to death after sneaking across Iranian-Turkish border while trying to reach EuropeTDN/FE/TodZam
18/03/20071Uddhav Bhandari (man, 40)Nepalsuicide, set himself on fire in Glasgow (GB) out of fear of deportationBBC/icS/EveningTimes/INDgb/Independen
17/03/200711N.N.unknown7 bodies found washed ashore in Samos (GR), 4 missing after leaving from TurkeyFE/KI/DPA
17/03/20071Marin Mogos (man, 57)Romania (Stateless)suicide, stateless in Bucharest Airport (RO) with family for 5 years, deported from DE after 12 yearsWSWS/DPA/IRR
08/03/20073N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound near Tenerife (ES) on boat that had traveled from MauritaniaEP/FE/Reu./EITB24
08/03/20074N.N.Mauritaniareportedly died of starvation on boat travelling from Mauritania to Canary Islands (ES)EP
02/03/20071Baitul Atique (man)Bangladeshsuicide, overdosed on sleeping pills after being forced to return to Bangladesh with his wifeIRR
in Mar 071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied on boat trying to reach Tenerife (ES) from Mauritania, body thrown overboardFE/EP
21/02/200719N.N.unknownthrown overboard from dinghy travelling from Libya to Sicily (IT)NYtimes/QNE/deleteTB/PICUM
16/02/200724N.N. (incl 1 woman)Somalia4 drowned, 20 missing after boat from Turkey sank near Samos (GR)Khaleej/PR/IntHeraldTribune/MNS/PR/IntH
02/02/200717N.N.unknown7 drowned, 10 missing after boat from Turkey sank near Samos (GR)KI/AthensNewsAgency/Khaleej/NOB/MNS/
in Feb 071N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound aboard vessel drifting off coast of Western Sahara on way to Canary Islands (ES)News24/NOB
30/01/20071N.N. (man, 31)Nigeriasuicide, hanged himself in his prison cell in Witzwil (CH) out of fear of deportationVivre/Polbe
29/01/20071Abass Usman (man, 26)Nigeriasuicide, hanged himself in his cell in HM Prison Preston (GB) after being accused of using false documentsIRR
22/01/20072N.N.unknownstowaways, found hidden under coffin that had been transported from Kipoi (GR)MNS/TP
22/01/20071Samuel Peter Benjamin (boy, 17)South Africastowaway, body found in wheel bay of airplane headed from Los Angeles (US) to London (GB)NOB/IRR
17/01/20077N.N. (1 woman; 6 men)unknown2 drowned, 5 missing when boat from Turkey sank off Samos (GR)KI/NOB
14/01/20071Mohammad Sillah (man, 23)Guineadied after being denied medical treatment in hospital in Remscheid (DE), ambulance call was refusedKarawane
01/01/20073N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation, 1 body found on boat docked in Canary Islands (ES), 2 bodies thrown overboardFE/ELM/MNS
in 200750N.N. (children; women; men)unknowndied after traffickers fleeing Greek coast guards forced them overboardGHM
31/12/200633N.N. (incl 4 women)Algeriadrowned in shipwreck near Algeria while trying to reach Sardinia (IT)LaN/FE
30/12/200620N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa9 drowned, 11 missing when 2 boats sank off coast of Laayoune (EH) on way to SpainAPDHA/ABC
23/12/20061N.N. (young person)Sub-Saharan Africastabbed by MA police in Rabat, deportation operation to prevent migration to EuropeAPDHA/ICARE
20/12/200624N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation on boat that wrecked in Yoff (SN) while trying to reach SpainReu./WSWS
16/12/2006126N.N.West Africareportedly drowned after boat capsized while travelling from Djiffer (SN) to SpainTimesM/IntHeraldTribune/CNN/NOB/Vita/N
14/12/20065N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied trying to reach Canary Islands (ES), boat found near coast of MoroccoAPDHA
13/12/20061N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Dakar (SN) while travelling to Canary Islands (ES); 29 survivedTimesM/IntHeraldTribune/PR/FE/APDHA/M
13/12/20063N.N.unknowndied in hospital after boat wrecked near Dakar (SN) while travelling to Canary Islands (ES)TmesM/IntHeraldTribune/USA Today/MNS/
11/12/200651N.N.Egypt, Syria, Palestinedrowned after boat capsized near Seferihisar (TR) while trying to reach Greek coastTDN/TP/Ya.D
10/12/20061N.N.Asiadrowned in shipwreck near Restinga Smir (MA) while trying to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)APDHA
09/12/20061N.N. (man, 40)Bulgariasuicide while awaiting deportation in detention centre in Lamezia (IT)LR/PR
04/12/20063N.N.Afghanistan, Mauritaniadrowned when boat carrying 29 migrants to Greece sank off western coast of TurkeyTDN/FE/PR
03/12/20061N.N.unknownshot by Moroccan authorities while trying to cross border fence to enter the enclave of MelillaEltelegramma/APDHA
02/12/20061N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration and hypothermia in hospital after boat landed in Tenerife (ES)APDHA
02/12/2006102N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in shipwreck due to stormy weather near Dakar (SN)PR
01/12/20061Kazim Kustul (man, 22)Turkeysuicide, hanged himself in detention centre in Marseille (FR) while awaiting deportationINDm/Vatan/PR/MNS/LaDep
in Dec 0650N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation on boat that landed in Yoff (SN) after trying to reach SpainMNS/APDHA
in Dec 062N.N. (2 men)Bosniastowaway, suffocated by toxic fumes in truck found in Ancona (IT)FE/LR
30/11/20061N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound on boat travelling from Africa to Spain, rescued by ARC sailing ship; 15 survivedYachtingWorld/FE/ELM/MNS/APDHA
27/11/20061N.N. (woman)unknowndied in fire at refugee centre in Horndal, SwedenDagens Nyheter/UNHCR
26/11/200620N.N. (incl 13 children)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned when boat capsized near Laayoune (EH) on way to SpainAFVIC/MP/Reu/ELM/FE/NOB/News24/CN
26/11/200624N.N. (incl 8 children)Sub-Saharan Africadisappeared after boat capsized near Laayoune (EH) on way to SpainAFVIC/MP/Reu/ELM/FE/NOB/News24/MN
26/11/20061Naji Dohatem (man, 30)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned when boat sank near Laayoune (EH) on way to Spain, was human rights activistMP/ELM
21/11/20061Kone Watara (man, 26)Sub-Saharan Africadied in hospital in Ceuta (Spanish enclave) after boat travelling from Morocco was rescuedAPDHA
19/11/20063N.N.Somalia, Palestine1 drowned, 2 missing when boat capsized off coast of Izmir (TR) on way to GreeceIntHeraldTribune/KI/FE/NOB
in Nov 0618N.N.Sub-Saharan Africabodies thrown overboard from boat travelling from Africa to Spain, boat saved by American ARC shipMNS/APDHA/YatchingWorld
27/10/20066N.N.Algeriadrowned while sailing to Spain from Oran (DZ)NOB/KUNA/FE/APDHA
24/10/20064N.N. (1 pregnant woman; 3 men)Maghreb3 drowned, 1 missing in shipwreck approximately 8 miles from Malta while travelling to ItalyMP/MM/FE/Unipa/TimesM
12/10/20061Berrais Fethi (man, 30)Tunisiabody found in advanced state of decomposition near coast of Fouka (DZ)Oran
12/10/200610N.N. (10 men)Tunisia1 body found in advanced state of decomposition, reportedly drowned near Fouka (DZ); 9 missingOran
10/10/200640N.N.Afghanistanreportedly drowned after boat sank near Cythera Island (GR)KI/MP/PICUM/ABC/FE
05/10/200624N.N.Maghrebdrowned after rubber boat sank on way to Canary Islands (ES)APDHA/BBC/Guardian/Aljazeera/PICUM/N
in Oct 062N.N.Sudandied on way to hospital after boat capsized near MaltaMNS
in Oct 063N.N.unknownreportedly drowned, found in advanced state of decomposition near MaltaMNS/FE
in Oct 061Abdullah Ahmed Maroof (man, 30)Iraqsuicide, set himself on fire in his car in Stockton (GB) out of fear of being sent back to IraqIRR
26/09/20069N.N.Middle East, North Africa6 drowned, 3 missing after reportedly being thrown into the sea by Greek coast guard; 6 survivedSC/TP/FE/TDN/MNS/FR-BB/NOB/PICUM/
23/09/20062N.N. (1 child; 1 woman)unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Lampedusa (IT) caused by overcrowdingLR/FE/IntHeraldTribune/NOB/PICUM/Unip
23/09/200625N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank near Kenitra (MA) on way to SpainAPDHA
21/09/20062N.N.Morocco1 body found floating near Tarifa (ES), 1 missing after setting off from Morocco on jet skiNOB/APDHA
21/09/20061N.N.Africadrowned, body found on beach near Balerma (ES)HOY
17/09/20061N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied of medical neglect in police custody after landing in Los Cristianos, Canary Islands (ES) by boatELM/FE/NOB/EITB24/PICUM/Kaosenlared
17/09/200613N.N.unknown1 drowned, 12 missing in shipwreck approximately 115 miles from southwest Malta on way to ItalyFE/LR/MM/NOB/Unipa
16/09/20061N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africafound in boat that landed on Los Cristianos, Canary Islands (ES); 56 survivedELM/FE/NOB/EITB24/APDHA
12/09/2006250N.N.unknownwent missing after boat sent SOS signal near Lampedusa (IT)ANSA/Unipa
10/09/20062N.N.Kurdistanblown up in minefield in Vyssas near Evros (TR) while crossing Turkish-Greek borderKI/FE/MNS/FR-BB
09/09/200617N.N. (3 children; 5 women; 9 m.)Somaliadied of starvation on ship drifting between Libya and Italy, bodies thrown overboardFE/agrigentoweb
07/09/20061Eugene Ejike Obiora (man, 48)Nigeriastrangled by policeman at social welfare office in Trondheim (NO), asylum seekerMNS/NR
05/09/20062N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found on beach of Torretta Granitola near Mazara del Vallo (IT)LR/FE
03/09/20061N.N. (man, 19)Algeriastowaway, fell into field in Vivantes (FR) from wheel bay of airplane from North AfricaMNS
03/09/20061Janvier Makiadi (man, 31)Congosuicide, found hanging under footbridge crossing the River Spodden (GB); asylum claim was rejectedRochdaleObs/IRR
03/09/20061N.N.Maghrebfound near Los Ancones (ES), body thrown overboard by boat that arrived in Lanzarote (ES)APDHA
02/09/20068N.N.Eritrea, Somaliadied of hunger and dehydration on way to Italy, bodies thrown overboardLR/FE/MNS/PICUM/Unipa/LR
01/09/20067N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat sank near coast of Crete (GR)FE/FR-BB
01/09/20063N.N. (1 child; 2 adults)Sub-Saharan Africadied following rescue after boat sank off El Hierro, Canary Islands (ES)ELM/FE/MNS/NOB/Rawstory/PICUM/APD
30/08/200610N.N.unknowndied and thrown overboard on way to Italy; 13 survivedLR/FE
29/08/2006132N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa84 drowned, 48 missing in shipwreck near Mauritanian coast of Nouakchott (MR)EP/FE/NOB/News24/MNS/Guardian Un./ta
28/08/20061N.N. (man)Malidied of dehydration after being abandoned in the Saharan desert by Moroccan authoritiesMNS/Reu/FE/BBC/NOB
27/08/200620N.N.Africa20 died of dehydration and thrown overboard into the sea near Mauritania; 15 bodies found, 5 missingMNS/FE/EP/BBC/MAG/PICUM/CRIDEM/A
27/08/20061N.N. (man)Malidied of dehydration, found on boat sailing from Mauritania to Canary Islands (ES)APDHA
26/08/20061N.N. (woman)unknownbody found on vessel intercepted near coast of MaltaMNS/Unipa
26/08/20068N.N.unknownbodies found on ship travelling from Senegal to Canary Islands (ES)APDHA
24/08/20063N.N. (3 children)Libyareportedly died on boat travelling to Italy (IT)LR
20/08/200628N.N. (incl 1 child; 5 women)unknown6 drowned, 22 missing after dinghy capsized near coast of Lampedusa (IT)CDS/IM/MET/LR/FIEI/ST/NOB/Newsaust
20/08/20061N.N. (man)unknownreportedly eaten by shark after dinghy capsized near Lampedusa (IT)IM/LR
20/08/20061N.N. (man)unknowndied after being thrown overboard while attempting to cross the Strait of SicilyST/FE/Unipa
19/08/200650N.N. (incl 10 children; 4 women)Africa12 drowned, 38 missing, when boat collided with navy ship near Lampedusa (IT)ANSA/CDS/BBC/IM/Reu/Guardian/MNS/FE
19/08/200630N.N.unknowndrowned when boat sank off coast of Lampedusa (IT)PICUM/AFVIC
17/08/20061Zamira Sadigova (woman, 51)Azerbaijanjumped from her 11th floor apartment in Knightswood (GB) out of fear of deportationTheHerald/IRR
17/08/20063N.N.unknownfound dead on boat rescued off Canary Islands (ES); 81 survivedST/FE/NOB/APDHA
14/08/20061N.N.Africadied of starvation in Mauritanian hospital after being rescued at sea from boat on way to SpainNOB/APDHA
12/08/200628N.N.Africadied of starvation in boat that had been rerouted by Spanish coast guardsST/ELM/FE
12/08/20065N.N.Maghreb4 died of starvation and were thrown overboard from boat on way to Spain; 1 died in hospital in MAAPDHA
12/08/20061Pierre Palmaba Kabamba (man, 61)Congojumped out of 5th floor window of induction centre for asylum seekers in Margate (GB)IRR
11/08/200613N.N.Senegaldied of injures following gas cannister explosion on ship from Dakar (SN), 11 bodies thrown overboardMNS/ST/FE/ELM/Boston/NOB/APDHA/DS
11/08/20063N.N.Senegaldied of injures following gas cannister explosion on ship from Dakar (SN)MNS/ST/FE/ELM/Boston/NOB/APDHA
06/08/20061N.N.Moroccodied in detention centre in Bologna (IT), death sparked a revoltST
06/08/20061N.N. (man, 24)Africareportedly drowned after falling from boat during repatriation from the NetherlandsVK
06/08/20061Mohamed Aloui (man, 33)Tunisiaoverdosed on anti-epileptic medication in Bologna detention centre (IT), was not epilepticMP/ADUC/SAP/AFFIT/GLOPRO/LESP/ILD
05/08/20061N.N. (man)North Africafound by police officer on Caleta del Mero beach (ES)TS/APDHA
04/08/20062N.N. (incl. 1 man)unknown1 dead, 1 thrown overboard from boat intercepted off Tenerife (ES); 66 survivedTS/ELM/FE/ST/NOB/APDHA
02/08/20065N.N.Chinadied in car accident trying to escape police in Germany after being smuggled from Czech RepublicBerliner Ztg/MOZ/Tagesspiegel
01/08/200628N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned trying to reach Canary Islands (ES), bodies washed up near coast of Blibilat, Laayoune (EH)ELM/FE/BBC/TS/ST/NOB/APDHA
01/08/20061Van N. (man, 29)Vietnamdied in car accident in Dannenreich (DE) while fleeing policeBF/VK/IN
01/08/20061Duc N. (man, 24)Vietnamdied in car accident in Dannenreich (DE) while fleeing policeBF/VK/IN
01/08/20061Thi N. (woman, 23)Vietnamdied in car accident in Dannenreich (DE) while fleeing policeBF/VK/IN
in Aug 061Karol (girl, 18 months)Sierra Leonedied of starvation travelling from Libya to Lampedusa (IT), parents threw her overboardANSA/LR
in Aug 061Modjtaba Farahian (man, 28)Afghanistansuicide out of fear of deportation at his house in Vlissingen (NL)Oz
30/07/20062N.N.unknownreportedly died of sunstroke, bodies found on boat in Los Cristianos (ES)NOB/TS
30/07/20061N.N. (man)unknowndied of starvation at hospital in Palermo (IT) after shipwreck in LampedusaIPL/LR/FE/ST/NOB
29/07/200613N.N.unknownreportedly died of starvation on boat drifting off Lampedusa (IT); 14 survivedBBC/IPL/FE/LR/ST/MNS/NOB/Unipa
29/07/200617N.N. (7 chn.; 5 w.; 5 m.)unknown17 drowned in shipwreck near coast of Malta; 12 rescued by Italian vesselMNS/LR/FE/IPL/ST/NOB/MM/Unipa
28/07/20062N.N. (2 men)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned during rescue operation when boat was intercepted near Tenerife (ES)MNS/ELM/FE/ST/NOB/Pravda/APDHA/taz/
28/07/20062N.N. (1 men; 1 young)Sub-Saharan Africadied on rescue ship after boat was intercepted near Tenerife (ES)MNS/ELM/FE/Pravda/NOB/APDHA/taz/jW
28/07/200634N.N.unknown12 drowned, 22 missing in shipwreck in Senegalese waters on way to SpainAPDHA
27/07/20061N.N.unknowndied of starvation, found on boat that arrived in Canary Islands (ES); 111 survivedST/APDHA
26/07/200617N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned when boat sank near Mahdia (TN) on way to ItalyST/ELM/FE/Reu./IPL
26/07/20061Rahman Sadedim (boy, 2)North-North-Macedoniadied of pneumonia after not receiving medical care in Sweikhuizen asylum centre in Geeuwenbrug (NL)VK
25/07/20062N.N.Asiadied in explosion in minefield in Evros (GR) while trying to cross Turkish-Greek borderPICUM/KI/MNS/NOB
24/07/20062N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of hypothermia on boat in Gran Canaria (ES); 48 survivedMNS/ELM/FE/ST/BBC/PICUM/NOB/APDH
24/07/20063N.N. (1 woman, 24; 2 men)unknownreportedly drowned, bodies found on beach in Gela (IT)ST/FE/CDS/IPL
23/07/20064N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation, bodies thrown overboard from boat that reached Gran Canaria (ES); 48 survivedAPDHA
23/07/20064N.N.Sub-Saharan Africasuicide, jumped overboard while travelling to Gran Canaria (ES)APDHA
22/07/20062N.N. (2 men)Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation at hospital in Tenerife (ES) after rescue at seaST/FE/ELM/PICUM/APDHA
22/07/20062N.N.unknownfound aboard boat rescued on way to Canary Islands (ES)ST
21/07/20061N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africafound on boat that arrived at Los Cristianos, Tenerife (ES); 43 survivedMNS/ELM/FE/PICUM/APDHA
18/07/20061Adams John (baby, 7 months)unknownreportedly died of heart failure caused by hypothermia after arrival in Fuerteventura (ES)PICUM/ELM/MNS/ST/FE/NOB/APDHA
16/07/20061N.N. (woman)Russiasuicide, asylum seeker at immigration registration centre in Pabrade (LT)MNS
07/07/20069N.N. (incl 1 child)unknownbodies found on coast of Canary Islands (ES)APDHA
07/07/20063N.N. (3 men)Africadied of dehydration in the Mediterranean Sea, found when boat arrived in Tenerife (ES)PICUM/MNS/ST/FE/EP/NOB/APDHA/jW
05/07/20061Abiy Fessfha Abebe (man, 35)Ethiopiasuicide, hanged himself at Greenbank accommodation centre (GB) after asylum claim was rejectedIRR/icliverpool
03/07/200630N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa26 drowned, 4 missing in shipwreck near Laayoune (EH) on way to Canary Islands (ES)Vita/MNS/PICUM/ST/ELM/IPL/NOB/AFVIC
03/07/20063N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly shot by guards while climbing border fence to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave)ST/FE/ELM/ICARE/Vita/PICUM/IPL/MP/NO
in July 0611N.N.Africadied during attempt to reach Canary Islands (ES) from MauritaniaST
in July 0630N.N.Africadrowned when boat sank off Western Sahara, bodies surfaced in the Atlantic OceanNYtimes
29/06/200616N.N.Morocco3 drowned, 13 missing in shipwreck 200 km from Laayoune (EH) on way to Spain; 3 rescuedMNS/APDHA
27/06/20062N.N.unknownfound dead on fishing boat near coast of Malta on way to Italy; 266 survivedEB/ST/FE
27/06/20063N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned while travelling to Canary Islands (ES)ELM
26/06/20065N.N. (3 children; 2 adults)unknowndrowned in shipwreck, found by Turkish coast guard near Kusadasi (TR)ST/TP/NCAs
19/06/20061Majid Samari (man, 37)Iransuicide, hanged himself in asylum centre in Hanstholm (DK) after asylum claim was rejectedCPH/MNS/NR/UNHCR/Modkraft/DR
10/06/20061Aleksey Baranovsky (man, 34)Ukrainedied due to neglect/ chronic blood loss at Rye Hill prison (GB), self-harming in protest at deportationNCADC/UNHCR/IRR
09/06/200611N.N.Africa3 drowned, 8 missing in shipwreck due to overcrowding on boat near coast of MaltaLR/Le Monde/GuidaS/MNS/ST/Reu./FE/NO
06/06/20061N.N. (boy, 6)Somaliadrowned after boat sank with 22 migrants on board approximately 2.5 km from Samos (GR)PICUM/KI/NCAs/ST/MNS/FE/NOB/TP
05/06/20061N.N.Maghrebbody found on boat near Cabo de Gata (ES)APDHA
04/06/200615N.N.unknown1 drowned, 14 missing after boat capsized 111 miles off coast of Malta; 1 survivedFE/ST/NOB/Unipa
04/06/20061Cams (25)Congodrowned trying to swim to Ceuta (Spanish enclave)EP
04/06/20061Joseph (28)Congodrowned trying to swim to Ceuta (Spanish enclave)EP
03/06/20064N.N. (4 men)unknownbodies found off coast of Ragusa (IT)ST/FE/NOB
02/06/200615N.N.unknowndrowned after shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea on way to EuropeMNS
in June 061Dejere Kebede-Tulu (man, 25)Ethiopiachampionship runner found dead in his flat in London (GB); possible cause - poor living conditionsIRR/Telegraph/Independent
30/05/20061N.N.Moldovadied crossing minefield on Turkish-Greek borderIMK
30/05/20067N.N.unknownbodies repatriated from Spain to Morocco with other 433 migrantsAPHDA
18/05/20067N.N.unknownfound on boat caught up in a storm near Sfax (TN) on way from Libya to ItalyIPL/ST/FE/Unipa
15/05/20061Ese Elizabeth Alabi (woman, 29)Nigeriadied in hospital in Cambridge after being denied a heart transplant due to her nationality, mother of 3IRR/BBC
13/05/200637N.N.unknown26 missing, 11 found mummified in boat drifting in the Atlantic near the Caribbean on way to SpainMNS/IRR/IPL/ST/FE/EP/NOB/APDHA
13/05/20061Sivanathan Gowthaman (man, 29)Sri Lankajumped under train in Bedhampton (GB) after losing work permit and having asylum claim rejectedThenews/IRR
11/05/20061Asif Azmad (boy, 17)Afghanistanreportedly a stowaway, found hidden under vehicle on the A3 highway near Clanfield (GB)IRR
08/05/20061N.N. (woman, 57)Chinasuicide, hanged herself in detention centre in Neuss (DE) out of fear of deportationProAsyl/PICUM/Hiergeb
02/05/20062N.N. (2 men)unknown1 drowned, 1 missing during shipwreck near Kusadasi (TR) while travelling to Samos (GR); 1 rescuedST/IPL/MNS/NOB/Pravda/AFP
in May 061Seiny Dabo (man)Africadied of starvation on boat travelling from Cape Verde to Canary Islands (ES)VK
in May 061Bouba Cisse (man)Africadied of starvation on boat travelling from Cape Verde to Canary Islands (ES)VK
in May 061Diaw Sunkar Diemi (man)Africadied of starvation on boat travelling from Cape Verde to Canary Islands (ES)VK
in May 068N.N. (8 men)Senegal, Guinee-Bissau, Gadied of starvation on boat travelling from Cape Verde to Canary Islands (ES)VK
27/04/20061S. D. (man, 31)Moroccodied of asthma attack while awaiting expulsion from detention centre in Ceuta (Spanish enclave)ST/FE/ELM/NODO50
25/04/20061N.N. (man, 40)Algeriabody found at El Tarajal (ES) after attempting to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave)APDHA
25/04/200625N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Kenitra (MA) while trying to reach SpainAPDHA
14/04/20061Dominique Kouamadio (man, 30)Africashot by police during street riot in Dortmund (DE)Sparta
04/04/200634N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck while travelling from Mauritania to Canary Islands (ES)ST/FE/ELM/NOB/APDHA
in Apr 061Mohammed Yussif (man, 28)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in shipwreck near Lampedusa (IT) while attempting to re-enter ItalyBorderlineEU
in Apr 061Danielle Dominy (woman, 30)Brazilsuicide, drank antifreeze fearing separation from daughter by immigration officials in Werrington, (GB)IRR
18/03/20063N.N.unknownbodies found on shore of Cabo Blanco (ES)APDHA
17/03/200613N.N. (13 young people)Africadisappeared while travelling from Laayoune (EH) to Canary Islands (ES)ST/AFVIC/APDHA
16/03/20061N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound by Guardia Civil near port of Melilla (Spanish enclave)ST
15/03/200626N.N. (26 men)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in Mauritanian waters while travelling to Spain, bodies retrieved by Spanish shipMAG/ST/FE/ELM/NOB/APDHA/VK
12/03/200612N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound dead on boat drifting near Cape Verde islands on way to Canary Islands (ES)MNS/PUB/APDHA
09/03/20061Naser Al Shdaida (man, 36)Syriasuicide, lay down under train in London (GB) out of fear of deportation after asylum claim was rejectedIRR/Streatham
08/03/20061N.N.Mauritaniafound off the coast of Western Sahara, drowned after a forced disembarkmentEP
07/03/200645N.N.Africadrowned after 2 boats capsized while travelling to Spain, one crashed with coast guard vesselMAG/NRC/IND/ST/FE/ELM/NOB/APDHA/
07/03/20063N.N.unknownstowaways, found dead in Bari (IT) in truck that had come from Durazzo (AL)ST/LR/FE
05/03/20061N.N. (man)unknowndrowned in shipwreck off Ahrax Point (MT) on way to Italy, having fled from detention centres (MT)ST/NOB
05/03/20069N.N.unknownreportedly drowned in shipwreck near Malta on way to Italy, having fled from detention centres (MT)ST/NOB/Unipa
04/03/20061N.N.Gambiadrowned trying to reach coast of Tenerife (ES)APDHA
22/02/200616N.N.Moroccodied of hypothermia, starvation and epilepsy in the Alboran Sea while travelling to SpainAFVIC
22/02/20064N.N.unknownstowaways, died of asphyxiation on a ship travelling from Ivory Coast to Canary Islands (ES)ST/MNS/APDHA
21/02/20067N.N. (incl 6 pregnant women)Africadrowned after boat from Comoros (KM) sank on way to Mayotte (FR) where they wanted to give birthMayotte sans frontieres
20/02/20061Yadav Krishnakumar (child)Sri Lankadied of dehydration and lack of medical aid in Fairfield Hospital (GB)Manchester
19/02/20061N.N. (25)Afghanistandrowned after dinghy carrying 6 people sank near Chios (GR) on way from TurkeyST/FE/KI
19/02/20062N.N.unknowndrowned after boat carrying 24 passengers capsized near Alboran Island (ES)MNS/ST/APDHA/NOB
18/02/20069N.N.unknownreportedly drowned in shipwreck off coast of Libya while travelling to ItalyST
15/02/20061N.N. (woman)unknownfroze to death while crossing the Bulgarian-Greek borderST/MNS
13/02/20061N.N.Afghanistandied of shock after cousin was beaten up by border guards in Patras (GR)ST/MNS
10/02/20061Taufik Al-Karazeh (man, 27)Syriasuicide, asylum seeker hanged himself at his home in Rochdale (GB) out of fear of deportationIRR/RochdaleObs
30/01/20061Salehdeim Fahssahi (man, 38)Algeriadied in arson attack on detention centre in Schrassig (LU)Odysseus/PlaZa
24/01/20061Nuur Saed (man, 22)Somaliadied after falling from balcony at his home in Plumstead (GB) while attempting to escape policeIRR
23/01/20068N.N.Morocco3 drowned, 5 missing after boat capsized off coast of Al Hoceima (MA)AFVIC/MNS/ST/APDHA
21/01/20063N.N.Pakistan, Bangladeshfroze in dinghy travelling from Turkey to Greece carrying migrants from Pakistan and BangladeshST/KI/FE/NOB
19/01/20061Bereket Yohannes (man, 26)Eritreasuicide, hanged himself in Harmondsworth removal centre (GB) out of fear of deportationST/NCADC/IRR/NOB
11/01/20061N.N.Iraqdied of heart attack, fearing deportation while in police custody in Athens (GR)MNS
07/01/20061N.N. (man)Moroccoshot by police while trying to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave)ELM
04/01/20061N.N. (man)unknowndrowned while swimming to Lesbos (GR) after boat sank 80 miles off coastNOB/MNS/ST/KI/FE
01/01/20061Mhedy Aliy (man, 30)Tunisiadied in detention centre at Pian del Lago (IT)ILM/MP/Lib
in 20061Ali Amen Nader (man)Yemenmurdered by Yemeni authorities after asylum claim was rejected in the NetherlandsIHRC
27/12/20051N.N.Moroccodrowned, found by scuba diver and retrieved by Spanish authoritiesST
25/12/20051N.N. (man, 30)Moroccodrowned, found near plastic bins he had used to try to cross Spanish watersST/ELM/FE
21/12/20052N.N.Nigeriastowaway, died after being thrown from cargo ship during journey to Kallo (NL)MNS/News24/FE/VK
19/12/200530N.N.Mauritania, Senegal4 bodies found, 26 missing after vessel capsized off Canary Islands (ES)MNS/ST/NOB
10/12/20051N.N. (man)Africafound dead by Spanish authorities on boat in the Strait of GibraltarExodus
10/12/200522N.N.Africareportedly drowned in the Strait of Gibraltar while travelling by boat to SpainExodus
09/12/20052N.N.unknownblown up in minefield at Turkish-Greek border, bodies found by authorities in Kastanies, Evros (GR)MNS/KI/FE
08/12/20051Mohammed Hanif (man, 27)Bangladeshsuicide at asylum centre in Hechtel-Eksel (BE), had tried to kill himself twice beforeUniversal Embassy (BE)
30/11/20051N.N.unknowndrowned, found in advanced state of decomposition on beach in Tarifa (ES) by Spanish Guardia CivilST
28/11/200518N.N.Sub-Saharan Africa6 drowned, 12 missing after boat capsized off coast of Gran CanariaMNS/ST/FE/ELM/ABC/Raz/MUGAK
28/11/20051N.N. (man)unknownshot by police after refusing to stop at Carikci checkpoint (TR)FE
25/11/20051N.N. (boy, 4)Romaniadied after falling out of window at Villa Salus reception centre, Bologna (IT)LR
25/11/20053N.N. (3 men)Asiadied of hypothermia while attempting to cross Slovak-Ukrainian borderState Border Service (UA)
24/11/200520N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near coast of Sicily (IT)FE/LR/NOB
23/11/20051N.N. (man, 27)unknownjumped from balcony in Den Haag (NL) out of fear of arrest and deportationMAG/PICUM/Oz/NU
18/11/20059N.N.Africadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Sicily, ignored by Maltese coast guardLR/MP/AD/MNS/ST/FE/CDS/NOB/Unipa
15/11/20051N.N. (man, 20)unknownstowaway, driver lost control of truck attempting to escape police in Preveza (GR)KI/FE
12/11/20051Delroy Edwards (man, 43)Jamaicamurdered in Kingston (JM) 9 days after deportation from Great BritainIRR/WIKI
10/11/20051Lizwane Ndlovu (woman, 29)Zimbabwedied in Birmingham hospital (GB) after release from Yarl's Wood removal centre (GB)IRR
02/11/200530N.N.unknown12 drowned, 18 missing after boat with 36 migrants capsized near Cesme (TR)MNS/ST/Ya.N/KI/FE/NOB
26/10/20051Maribel M. Rodriguez (woman, 30)Dominican Republicdied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Kemal Sahin (man, 51)Turkeyburnt alive after fire in detention centre at Schipol Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Taras Bilyk (man, 30)Ukrainedied in fire at detention centre Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL), also known as Vitaly Khvylovyy.LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Mehmet Avar (man, 41)Turkeydied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Vladislav Leniev Petrov (man, 31)Bulgariadied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Lofti Al Swaee (man, 32)Libyadied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Robert Jules Arah (man, 34)Surinamedied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Naiva Apensa (man, 43)Surinamedied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Gheorge Sas (man, 21)Romaniadied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Oksana Nynych (woman, 29)Ukrainedied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
26/10/20051Dato Khidiritsj Kasojef (man, 20)Georgiadied in a fire at detention centre at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)LR/MAG/MNS/ST/VK/Vivre/ASKV/FE/PICU
25/10/20057N.N.Africadrowned after vessel capsized off coast of MaltaMNS/MM/FE/NOB
25/10/20051N.N.unknownfound by Greek coast guard aboard boat travelling to Italy with 150 migrantsNOB
21/10/20051Michail Sh. (man, 32)Russiasuicide, hanged himself with a bedsheet while in police custody in Hamburg (DE)ARI
12/10/20051N.N.unknowndrowned while attempting to swim to Adra (ES)ST/ELM/FENOB
06/10/20056N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied attempting to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave)MNS/AFVIC/VK/LR/FE/ELM/NOB/AI
05/10/20051Do Van Ky (37, man)Vietnamstowaway, jumped / fell off a truck at a service station near Peterborough (GB)BBC/Peterboroughtoday/FE/IRR/NOB
04/10/20051Yankuba Ceesay (boy, 18)Gambiafound dead in security cell in Linz (AT) after hungerstrike in fear of deportationTheStandard/NR/MNS/ORF/PICUM/WIKO
01/10/200517N.N.unknown3 drowned, 14 missing after boat capsized off Fuerteventura (ES) during rescue attemptST/MUGAK/ABC/Raz
01/10/20051Hassan Mohammad (man, 30)Afghanistanjumped out of 5-storey building in NL out of fear of deportation, had assisted friend's suicideVK/ADUC/Diario de Noticias/Diario de Nav
01/10/20052N.N. (1 boy, 8; 1 woman, 35)unknownasked friend to push them out of 5-storey building in the Netherlands out of fear of repatriationVK
in Oct 051Suleiman Dialo (man, 30)Guineasuicide, asylum seeker suffering from depression in Newcastle (GB)Cpgb
in Oct 0511N.N.unknownshot by Spanish and Moroccan police while climbing the fences near Ceuta and Melilla (Spanish enclaves)APDHA/Chabacka
29/09/20051N.N. (man, 30)Africadrowned during mass disembarkment, found off coast of Agrigento (IT)LR
28/09/20056N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied shot by Moroccan border guards, attempting to enter in Melilla (Spanish enclave)PCM
28/09/20055N.N.Sub-Saharan Africashot by Moroccan border guards while attempting to enter Ceuta (Spanish enclave)NR/NRC/VK/NOB/AI/Terra
27/09/200534N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized in stormy waters off north coast of CyprusILM/NOB
27/09/20051N.N. (man, 20)Palestinedrowned after jumping off boat that had been stranded near Marina di Palma, coast of Sicily (IT)LS/GDS
21/09/200518N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned off coast of Morocco, near Dakhla (EH), while travelling to Canary Islands (ES)AFVIC/NOB
21/09/20054N.N.Africafound dead off coast of Tunisia on boat that had been travelling from Libya to ItalyPICUM
19/09/20051N.N.Syriashot by Turkish coast guard while on boat travelling to GreeceMNS/SP/NOB
15/09/20051N.N.Congodied in hospital after attempting to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave)AFVIC/AI
14/09/20051Edmore Ngwenya (man, 26)Zimbabwesuicide, found drowned at Salford Quays, Manchester (GB)NCADC/Manchester Evening News/IRR
13/09/20051N.N. (man, 24)Liberiafound dead in the street in Geneva (CH) after being expelled from immigration centreLe Courrier/Vivre
11/09/200511N.N.Eritreabodies found on Licata Beach (IT), with 7 Egyptian traffickers caught; 149 survivedLR/VK
10/09/20051N.N. (woman, 44)Albaniashot by Greek authorities near border with North-MacedoniaMNS
in Sep 051N.N. (man)Senegalbled to death from the razor wile coils on the border fence of Ceuta (Spanish enclave)Guardian
29/08/20052N.N.Cameroondied of injuries sustained while trying to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave)APDHA/MP/IND/NOB
22/08/200525N.N.Africadrowned after shipwreck on way from Anjouan (KM) to Mayotte (FR)Mayotte sans frontires
19/08/200526N.N.Sudandrowned after boat capsized south of MaltaMNS/NOB/Unipa
16/08/20052N.N.Africadrowned after jumping off boat disembarking in Lampedusa (IT)GDS/Unipa
16/08/20053N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly died of starvation and dehydration on way to Canary Islands (ES)ELM
13/08/20054N.N. (4 men)Sub-Saharan Africastowaways, suffocated in container travelling from Casablanca (MA) to Rotterdam (NL)PICUM/NOB
08/08/20059N.N.unknown2 drowned, 7 missing after boat capsized off coast of Lesbos (GR)PICUM
06/08/20051N.N. (man)unknowndrowned after his boat sank off southern coast of Crete (GR)PICUM/NOB
04/08/200523N.N. (23 men)Mali, Senegaldrowned after boat capsized on way to Spain, found dead on coast of Tarfaya (MA)MNS/PICUM/NOB
in Aug 05130N.N.unknownreportedly drowned; boat went missing near Sicily (IT) after using mobile satellite to seek helpLR
20/07/20052N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized while attempting to reach Kos (GR)ORF
13/07/20053N.N.Somaliadrowned after boat capsized near Izmir (TR) off coast of TurkeyMNS/NOB
07/07/20051Babak Ahadi (man, 33)Iransuicide, set fire to himself at accommodation centre in Bristol (GB) out of fear of deportationNCADC/IRR
04/07/20052N.N. (2 men)Iraqstowaways, died in truck in Vicenza (IT)LR
02/07/20051Nusrat Raza (woman, 22)Pakistansuicide, set herself on fire in Bradford (GB) after losing asylum appealYP/IRR
01/07/20051N.N. (man, 22)Iraqdied of overheating, found in parking lot in Ludwigsfeld (DE)ARI
27/06/20051Ramazan Kumluca (man, 19)Kurdistan-Turkeysuicide, hanged himself at Campsfield House removal centre (GB) after 3rd asylum claim was rejectedIndependent/IRR/NCADC/BBC/PICUM/Ind
26/06/20052N.N.Tunisiadrowned after boat capsized near Dikili off coast of TurkeyMNS/NOB
23/06/200527N.N.unknownreportedly drowned in stormy waters off coast of Malta, Maltese rescue team arrived too lateORF/Unipa
18/06/200512N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation at sea while travelling to Gran Canaria (ES)ELM
13/06/200512N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after their boat sank off coast of Morocco while travelling to SpainAPDHA
13/06/200514N.N. (6 children; 6 w.; 2 m.)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in shipwreck near Tangier (MA) while travelling from Morocco to SpainBBC/APDHA/AFVIC/NCAs/IstitutoInnocenti
29/05/20052N.N.Georgiablown up in minefield between Turksh-Greek borderMAG
27/05/200511N.N.unknowndied from dehydration near Algerian border after vehicle broke down in the desertNOB/Thestar
25/05/200516N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat capsized south of Lampedusa (IT); found in the Strait of SicilyLR/NOB/Unipa
12/05/20053N.N.Africastowaways, found dead in container on Danish ship travelling between Morocco and SpainMAG
11/05/20051N.N. (child)Moroccofound near coast of Andalusia (ES) on ship that had been transporting migrantsAngolaPress
03/05/20051N.N.unknowndrowned, found on Morro Besudo beach, Canary Islands (ES)MNS
03/05/20051N.N.Africadied of starvation and dehydration while trying to reach Gran Canaria (ES)ELM
25/04/20051Shiar Ahmad (man, 28)Syriasuicide, hanged himself after 2 month period of detention followed by deportation from SwitzerlandTagesanzeiger/Swiss Parliament
19/04/20051N.N. (child)Sub-Saharan Africadied of hypothermia on boat trying to reach Tarifa (ES); 21 rescuedELM
15/04/200524N.N.Africa5 drowned, 19 missing after boat sank while travelling from Libya to ItalyPICUM
10/04/20052N.N.Moroccodied of starvation while travelling to Spain, found on boat drifting off coast of AlgeriaAFVIC
10/04/200516N.N.Moroccoreportedly drowned off coast of Algeria on way to SpainAFVIC
09/04/20051Limbaya Ndinga (man, 32)Congosuicide, hanged himself in home in Middleton (GB) after asylum claim was rejectedMiddleton Guardian/IRR
04/04/20051N.N.Mauritaniablown up in minefield while attempting to cross Turkish-Greek borderTI/MAG/DPA/taz
04/04/20051N.N.Tunisiablown up in minefield while attempting to cross Turkish-Greek borderTI/MAG/DPA/taz
31/03/200513N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation on boat drifting near El Hierro (ES)taz/NOB
31/03/20051N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadied of starvation on boat drifting near El Hierro (ES)APDHA/ORF/MAG
25/03/20055N.N. (5 men)China, Mongoliadrowned after being thrown off boat by traffickers 15 miles from Punta Secca (IT)STR
25/03/20051N.N. (woman)China, Mongoliadrowned after being thrown off boat by traffickers 15 miles from Punta Secca (IT)STR
25/03/20053N.N. (3 men)China, Mongoliareportedly drowned after being thrown off boat by traffickers 15 miles from Punta Secca (IT)STR
24/03/20056N.N.Chinadrowned after being forced to jump overboard, bodies found off coast of Sicily (IT)PICUM/ST/MNS/NOB/Unipa
24/03/2005100N.N.Libyareportedly drowned after boat went missing near Lampedusa (IT)Repubblica
12/03/200550N.N.unknownreportedly drowned in attempt to reach Canary Islands (ES) from Foum al Wad (EH)ACN
12/03/200530N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned,found dead near coast of Fum Wad, El-Aaiun, West Sahara (MA)AFVIC/APDHA
11/03/200511N.N.Bangladeshfound dead on boat travelling from Morocco to SpainMAG/MNS
01/03/20051Ali Jafari (man, 25)Afghanistanwent missing after deportation to Afghanistan after 18 months of asylum in Middlesbrough (GB)Evening Gazette
in Mar 053N.N. (3 girls)Nigeriadied of dehydration near Tumu (LY) while travelling through the desert to get from Niger to LibyaLESP/Gatti/Migreurop
27/02/20051N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned trying to reach Algeciras (ES)ElPeriodicoMediterraneo
25/02/20051N.N.Moroccofound dead on boat drifting 12 km from Cap Blanc, Oran (DZ)YABI/AFP
25/02/20051Ramazan Kaya (man, 26)Turkeysuicide, jumped out of window after failing to get a permit to stay in Germanytaz/ARI
22/02/20051Ben Habra Saharaoui (man)Algeriaallegedly hanged himself while remanded in police custody in Vienna (AT), but not clear if really suicideNR
21/02/20051N.N. (man)unknowndied of hypothermia shortly after arriving in Alboran (ES) by boatMNS
18/02/20059N.N.Egyptdrowned after shipwreck off coast of Libya while travelling to ItalyLR/CDS/PICUM
18/02/200526N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after shipwreck off coast of Libya while travelling to ItalyCDS/LR
14/02/20051Vincent Shem (man, 32)Ghanasuicide, found hanged in Wandsworth prison (GB), facing deportation after serving 6 month sentenceInquest/IRR
07/02/200539N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after 10 day trip from Al Hoceima (MA) to SpainAPDHA
in Feb 052N.N.Senegaldrowned during shipwreck off coast of Morocco near Laayoune (EH) on way to SpainLe Monde
25/01/20051Vladislav Babayan (man)Armeniasuicide, hanged himself in Merksplas (BE) out of fear of deportationDe Gentenaar
19/01/200510N.N.unknownfound dead on boat drifting 480 km south of Canary Islands (ES)PICUM/PAJOL/MAG/APDHA/MNS/NOB
11/01/20051Said Zigoui (man, 44)Moroccosuicide, jumped out of hospital window in IT after being committed for self-harm, had 2 childrenMP
07/01/20051Oury Jalloh (man, 21)Sierra Leoneburnt to death in police cell in Dessau (DE) while his hands were tied down, case under investigationVRF/IND/St.W/VRF/SP/AN/MDR/ARI/PR/A
05/01/20051N.N.Africadied of exhaustion, found on beach in Fuerteventura (ES)ANA/APDHA/NOB
02/01/20051N.N.Iran, Somaliadrowned after boat carrying 15 people sank off coast of TurkeyTP/PICUM/NOB
02/01/20051N.N.Iran, Somaliareportedly drowned after boat carrying 15 people sank off coast of TurkeyTP/PICUM/NOB
in Jan 051N.N. (girl)Ghanaattacked and killed by wild dogs in Madama, Niger while travelling to Libyan borderLESP/Gatti/Migreurop
in 20052N.N.unknownsuicide, at detention centre in Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport (NL)Nova TV(27/10/2005)
in 20051Abdullah Tokhi (man, 35)Afghanistanmurdered in Afghanistan after forced repatriation from Great Britain, asylum claim rejectedIndependent
in 2005106N.N.Nigeriareportedly abandoned in desert during repatriation to Niger due to Italian-Libyan agreementLESP/Gatti
30/12/20046N.N.Moroccodrowned near Targha (MA) while travelling to SpainAFVIC
30/12/20044N.N.Moroccoreportedly drowned near Targha (MA) while travelling to SpainAFVIC
30/12/20041N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, body found floating near Agaete, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)MNS/MUGAK/APDHA
24/12/20041N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africabody found at sea near Gran Canaria (ES)MNS/APDHA/MUGAK
23/12/200413N.N.Sub-Saharan Africabodies found on boat drifting near Fuerteventura (ES)AFVIC/SP/MP/MNS/PICUM/Vivre/APDHA/
23/12/20042N.N. (2 men)unknownbodies found on boat carrying 37 people near Fuerteventura (ES)MP
22/12/20042N.N.Sub-Saharan Africabodies found on boat drifting near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/Vivre
21/12/20042N.N.Africafound dead on boat 24 miles from Fuerteventura (ES)APDHA/MUGAK
21/12/20041N.N.Africareportedly drowned after falling off boat 24 miles from Fuerteventura (ES)APDHA/MUGAK
20/12/20041Razgar Rassool Hamad (man, 24)Iraqdied of hypothermia in West Bromwich (GB), body found outside abandoned factoryBBC/IRR
18/12/20041N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat capsized off Fuerteventura, body found in Lobos (ES) 2 weeks laterMNS/MUGAK/APDHA
17/12/20041N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat capsized off Fuerteventura, body found in Lobos (ES) 2 weeks laterMNS/MUGAK
17/12/20042N.N.unknowndied attempting to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave), found dead on a cliffMUGAK
16/12/20041N.N. (man)unknowndrowned after jumping off vessel by coast of Ghar Lapsi (MA)MNS/MM/NOB/Unipa
10/12/20043N.N.Afghanistandrowned after boat carrying 17 people sank off coast of Samos (GR)MNS/NOB
10/12/20041Necati Ozcan (man)unknownreportedly died of cancer while in detention at St George's Hospital in London (GB)IRR
04/12/20041N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned after boat carrying 40 people capsized near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/MUGAK/APDHA
04/12/20041N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned after boat carrying 40 people capsized near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/MUGAK/APDHA
04/12/20042N.N. (22; 23)Turkeyblown up in minefield in Evros (GR) while trying to cross Turkish-Greek borderPICUM/KI/MNS/NOB
30/11/20041N.N. (man)Africastowaway, found in Leuven (BE) after falling from wheel bay of airplaneMNS
28/11/200414N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned during rescue operation after boat capsized near Antigua (ES)AFVIC/ST/APDHA/MUGAK/ABC/Raz
28/11/20042N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat capsized near Antigua (ES), bodies recoveredAFVIC/ST/MUGAK/APDHA/ABC/Raz
27/11/20041Hemen Mahmood Faqia (man, 40)Iraqdrowned in Tyne River (GB) after agreeing to voluntary repatriationIRR
16/11/20041N.N.Africastowaway, found dead in wheel bay of airplane arrival in Paris (FR) from MaliMNS
14/11/200412N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat capsized off coast of MaltaANA/ANSA/Unipa
14/11/20043N.N.unknownblown up in minefield in Evros (GR) while trying to cross Turkish-Greek borderORF/NOB
13/11/200410N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized in stormy waters near coast of MaltaMNS/NOB
12/11/20045N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/AFVIC/Libertaddigital/NOB
12/11/20042N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/AFVIC/Libertaddigital/NOB
10/11/20047N.N.Somalia, Mauritaniareportedly drowned after boat travelling from Africa capsized in the Aegean SeaMNS
10/11/20049N.N.Somalia, Mauritaniadrowned after boat travelling from Africa capsized in the Aegean SeaMNS/NOB
07/11/20041Kenny Peter (man, 24)Nigeriadied in hospital of injuries from possible suicide attempt, jumped from 2 floor of removal centre (GB)NCADC/IRR/Inquest/PPO
01/11/20041Bukola OgunyemiNigeriabeaten to death at French airport for not having visa from HungaryMLKO
28/10/20041N.N.unknowndrowned, body found near Licata (IT)LR/Unipa
23/10/20041N.N. (baby)Somaliastillborn at sea, thrown overboard before Maltese rescue team arrivedANA
15/10/200428N.N.unknownbodies found near Tarfaya (MA)APDHA/MUGAK/AFVIC/DPA
15/10/20041John Kanau Manana (man, 24)Kenyasuicide, found hanged in his cell at Leicester prison (GB)NCADC/IRR
14/10/20041N.N. (man)Egypt, Pakistandrowned after boat capsized 70 miles from MaltaMP/ST/MNS/di-ve news/Unipa
14/10/20041N.N. (man)Egypt, Pakistanreportedly drowned after boat capsized 70 miles from MaltaMP/ST
14/10/20041Majid Rafieei (man, 32)Iransuicide, found hanged at home in Sheffield (GB) after asylum claim was rejectedNCADC
03/10/200422N.N.North Africadrowned after boat capsized 170 km off TunisiaANA/CDS/MT/Vivre/MUGAK/StW./MNS/SF
03/10/200442N.N.North Africareportedly drowned after boat capsized off coast of TunisiaANA/CDS/Vivre/MUGAK/ST/DS
02/10/200475N.N.Morocco, Tunisiadrowned after boat sank off coast of Tunisia while travelling to ItalyPICUM/Unipa
01/10/200430N.N.unknownmissing, reportedly drowned near Lampedusa (IT)LR/Unipa
in Oct 0450N.N.unknowncrushed when truck bound for Libyan border overturned in Dirkou, NigerLESP/Gatti/Migreurop
30/09/20042N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after their boat capsized on way to Fuerteventura (ES)APDHA
30/09/20041N.N.Turkeyblown up in minefield in Greece trying to cross Turkish-Greek borderDerStandard
29/09/20041N.N. (man, 40)Slovakiasuicide, set himself on fire in front of Slovakian embassy in Paris (FR)slovensko.com
29/09/20042N.N. (2 boys, 4, 5)Somalia, Kurdistandrowned after falling into water while playing near asylum centre in Harlingen (NL)VK
26/09/20041Ceife Yimene (man, 24)Ethiopiasuicide, hanged himself in emergency accommodation in Newcastle (GB)NCADC/IRR
21/09/20044N.N.unknowndrowned, found dead on boat drifting a few miles from Zarzis (TN)MP/AP/PICUM
20/09/20045N.N.Afghanistandrowned after boat capsized off Greek coast near Samos (GR)PICUM
19/09/20045N.N.Tunisiadrowned near Algeciras (ES) after shipwreck of boat carrying another 36 migrantsAfrology
09/09/20048N.N.unknownreportedly drowned 50 km from Entellada-Fuerteventura (ES)MUGAK/APDHA/ST
09/09/20045N.N.Africareportedly drowned in shipwreck near Fuerteventura (ES)MUGAK/PICUM/MNS
08/09/20041N.N. (man)Congosuicide, in Merksplas (BE) detention centre after being denied help with depressionUE/MNS/sgcv
06/09/20041Kalan Kawa Karim (man, 29)Kurdistan-Iraqdied in hospital after racially motivated assault by 3 men outside of a pub in Swansea (GB)Guardian/IRR/Scotman News
03/09/20042N.N. (2 men)unknowndrowned, found floating off coast of Tangier (MA)APDHA/MUGAK/VK
03/09/20041N.N. (man)Moroccodrowned trying to swim from Morocco to Ceuta (Spanish enclave)EP
02/09/20041Rafiq SjirinovAzerbaijandied after deportation from Sweden to Baku (AZ)MNS
01/09/20041N.N. (boy, 17)Nigeriasuicide, found hanged in his cell in Bellinzona (CH)Vivre/MNS
29/08/20042N.N.unknownstowaways, bodies found in 2 trucks in Cairo (EG) bound for ItalyANA
29/08/20041N.N.Moroccodrowned, found floating near harbour of Algeciras (ES)MUGAK/APDHA
29/08/20041N.N. (man, 30)Moroccoreportedly drowned, jumped from ship to avoid border control in port of Algeciras (ES)EP
24/08/20041N.N. (man, 25)Moroccostowaway, found dead on roof rack of car travelling to SpainMNS
23/08/20045N.N.Afghanistandrowned when boat capsized while travelling from Altinoluk (TR) to Lesbos (GR), 4 missingIMK
22/08/20041N.N. (man)Afghanistandrowned in shipwreck in the sea off North Aegean coast (TR), body found by fishermenDerStandard
22/08/20044N.N.Afghanistanreportedly drowned in shipwreck off North Aegean coast (TR)DerStandard
21/08/20041N.N. (man)Maghrebjumped overboard near Motril (ES) out of fear of border guardsELM/LOP/APDHA/MUGAK/StW
21/08/20043N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in shipwreck near Fuerteventura (ES), body found in Los Pajaritos (ES)ELM/GRP/ANA/MUGAK/ST/LOP
21/08/20041N.N.Malidrowned in shipwreck near Fuerteventura (ES), body found in Los Pajaritos (ES)ELM/GRP/ANA/MUGAK/LOP
21/08/20041N.N.Maghrebbody found on beach in Granada (ES)MUGAK/ST
21/08/20042N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in shipwreck off coast of Fuerteventura (ES)ST
20/08/20041N.N. (man)Nigeriasuicide, in detention centre in Rotterdam (NL) out of fear of deportationMNS/VK
17/08/200414N.N.unknowndrowned, found dead on beach of Laayoune (EH)APDHA
16/08/20044N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, found dead on beach of Laayoune (EH)APDHA
16/08/200416N.N.unknowndrowned when boat carrying 34 people capsized on way to Canary Islands (ES)APDHA
15/08/20041N.N. (man)Eastern Europearm found near Uznach (CH), belonging to asylum seeker who had fled police control 2 months earlierVivre/Watson
13/08/200432N.N.Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned when boat carrying 39 people capsized on way to Fuerteventura (ES)MC/MP/ILM/MUGAK/APDHA/MNS/DS/AB
13/08/20041N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned when boat capsized on its way to Fuerteventura (ES)MC/MP/ILM/GRP/MUGAK/APDHA/MNS
09/08/20041Chukwuemeka Onyegbule (m, 23)Nigeriafound hanged in the Vorst Prison in Brussels (BE), circumstances are unclearISMD/UE/INDbe/EmekaIst.
09/08/20041N.N.Maghrebreportedly drowned trying to reach Spain (ES)EP
08/08/200426N.N.North Africadied in overcrowded boat trying to reach Italy from Libya, bodies thrown overboardVivre/BBC/IRR/LaS/RO/LS/MUGAK/LR/DS
08/08/20041N.N. (man)North Africadied during attempted rescue of overcrowded boat trying to reach Italy from LibyaVivre/BBC/IRR/LaS/RO/LS/MUGAK/Vivre/L
08/08/20041N.N. (baby boy, 1 y.)Liberiadied in overcrowded boat trying to reach Italy from Libya, his body thrown overboardCDS/Vivre
08/08/20041N.N.unknownfound dead, body floating near Punta Carnero beach in Algeciras (ES)APDHA
07/08/20041N.N.Africadied during rescue attempt by Italian authorities in Syracuse (IT)ANA/ART
05/08/20041N.N. (pregnant woman, 30)Sudanreportedly thrown overboard by other migrants on boat to ItalyLS/STR/ILM/Unipa
05/08/20041N.N. (man)Palestinedied in explosion in minefield at Turkish-Greek border; 6 survivedYaN
01/08/20041Ako Mahmood Ahmed (man, 25)Kurdistan-Iraqsuicide, jumped off bridge in Coventry shopping centre (GB), asylum request was rejectedIRR/NCADC
in Aug 041Taher Mohamed ZanatiEgyptdrowned in shipwreck off coast of LibyaMP/ANSA
in Aug 0418N.N.unknowndrowned, found dead near Zelid (LY)LR
in Aug 0423N.N.unknownreportedly drowned near Zelid (LY)LR/Unipa
in Aug 041Edwin Ndupus (man, 37)Nigeriadied in unclear circumstances after being teargassed by policeAkin
in Aug 045N.N. (1 woman; 4 men)Sudan, Ghanadrowned after dinghy capsized on way from Libya to ItalyServir
31/07/20043N.N. (3 men)Maghrebdrowned near Paloma Baja in Tarifa (ES) after boat capsized with 33 peopleMNS/MC/MUGAK/Terra/TN/Vivre
31/07/20041N.N. (woman)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Paloma Baja in Tarifa (ES) after boat capsized with 33 peopleMNS/MC/MUGAK/Terra/TN/Vivre
31/07/20041N.N. (baby, 6 months)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Punta Paloma in Tarifa (ES) after boat capsizedADN
30/07/20041Carlos Requelme (man, 50)Chilesuicide, hanged himself in prison in Livorno (IT) while waiting to stand trialRIS
30/07/200410N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat carrying 33 migrants capsized near Punta Paloma (ES)APDHA
28/07/20041N.N. (man, 34)Dominican Republicsuicide, hanged himself in prison in Busto Arsizio (IT) after 4 days of detentionRIS
26/07/20041N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan-Africafound floating near coast of Melilla (Spanish enclave)MC/APDHA
23/07/20041Tung Tran Quang (man, 23)Vietnamsuicide, hanged himself at Dungavel detention centre (GB) after being denied an interpreterIRR/SC/The Herald/NCADC
21/07/20041N.N. (man, 20)Cubastowaway, froze in landing gear of airplane travelling from Dominican Republic to GermanySP
19/07/20041Sergey Barnuyck (man, 31)Ukrainesuicide, hanged himself in Harmondsworth removal centre (GB) out of fear of deportationIRR/MSN/ERB/NCADC
09/07/20041N.N. (man)Moroccodrowned, body found in Lanzarote (ES)MUGAK
05/07/20045N.N.unknownreportedly drowned, found dead near Tripoli (LY)ANSA/Unipa
02/07/20041Nicolae Doru (man, 37)Romaniasuicide, hanged himself in prison in Frosinone (IT) out of fear of deportationRIS
01/07/20041Salah Talbouz (man, 28)Moroccosuicide, hanged himself in prison in Ivrea (IT)RIS
in July 041N.N. (man, 25)Bangladeshsuicide, while under psychiatric care in Uppsala (SE) after asylum claim was rejectedMNS
in July 041N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, died in cargo ship named "Victoria", body removed near Casablanca (MA)MNS
in July 041N.N. (man)Vietnamshot by police in front of his home in Purmerend (NL)IRR
29/06/20049N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Capo Bon (TN)LR
29/06/20046N.N.unknownreportedly drowned in shipwreck near Capo Bon (TN)LR
25/06/20041Hussein Nasseri (man, 26)Iranshot himself in his car in GB after asylum claim was rejected; feared execution in Iran as he was gaySC/BBC/IRR/NCADC
24/06/20041N.N.unknowndrowned, body found near Lampedusa (IT)ILM/Unipa
14/06/20041Marisa Bartolomeu (woman, 22)Angoladied on the way to hospital from reception camp in Eindhoven (NL) where she was denied medical careEindhovensDagblad/MAG/VK
10/06/20041Abdinassir Abdulatif (man, 24)Somaliakilled in Mogadishu (SO) after deportation from the NetherlandsMNS/Vivre/VK
08/06/20041N.N. (man, 27)unknownsuicide, hanged himself in refugee housing facility in Great Britain, police refused to reveal detailsPAIH
07/06/20049N.N.unknowndecomposing bodies found southwest of island of Crete (GR)ANSA
06/06/20046N.N. (6 young men)Tunisiadrowned when boat sank near Sfax (TU) while travelling to ItalyLS/ANSA
06/06/20044N.N. (4 men)Tunisiareportedly drowned when boat sank off Tunisian coast while travelling to ItalyLS/ANSA
05/06/20044N.N.unknowndrowned, decomposed bodies retrieved from sea near Crete (GR)MNS
04/06/20046N.N.Tunisiadrowned on way to Italy, found dead after shipwreck near Sfax (TU)MNS
04/06/20044N.N.Tunisiadrowned on way to Italy, found dead after shipwreck near Sfax (TU)MNS
in June 041Mohamed Yahya (man)Somaliakilled by rival clan after being deported from Denmark to Mogadishu (SO)MNS/Vivre/VK
28/05/20041Azrar Ayub (man, 24)unknowndied alone in psychiatric custody in hospital in GB after being sedated and restrained by hospital staffIRR
25/05/20043N.N. (3 men)unknownfound dead on A7 highway near San Roque (ES) after being abandoned by van driverAPDHA/PICUM
25/05/20041Georgy Petko (man, 37)Ukrainedied in Portugal out of fear of being deported to Ukraine after authorities overruled court sentencePUB
24/05/20041Kiann F. Ghaemzade (woman, 50)Iransuicide, in Carlslund detention centre near Stockholm (SE)MNS/ERB/UNHCR
23/05/20044N.N.Senegalstowaways, reportedly drowned, forced overboard 2000 km off Canary Islands (ES)SP/ST/MNS/MUGAK/MC
21/05/20045N.N.Sub-Saharan Africastowaways, suffocated in container in Las Palmas (ES)EP
18/05/20041Zekria Ghulam Moham (man, 27)Afghanistansuicide, hanged himself at his flat in Glasgow, Scotland (GB) when faced with evictionIRR/PAIH/SCOT/SM/NCADC
18/05/20041N.N. (man)Africastowaway, found dead in landing gear of airplane flying from Africa to Lisbon (PT)MNS/PUB/OCPM
17/05/20041N.N.Africastowaway, found dead in Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris (FR) on flight from MadagascarMNS
17/05/20045N.N.Africastowaway, died due to exposure to toxic gas on ship travelling to Las Palmas (ES)MNS
15/05/20041N.N. (boy, 4)unknowndrowned, found near Kuidertocht asylum centre in Luttelgeest, Flevoland (NL)VK
10/05/20041Julia Kowaltschukunknownsuicide, mentally ill refugee, overdosed after social workers failed to provide helpFR-Th
05/05/20041N.N.unknowndrowned, found dead near Kerkennah Islands (TN)ANSA/Unipa
01/05/20041Kabeya Dimuka Bijoux (man, 35)Congodied in Haslar removal centre in Gosport (GB) of injures sustained during arrestPORTS/ERB/IRR/NCADC
in May 041N.N. (man)unknownsuicide, hanged himself in Barlinnie, Scotland (GB) out of fear of deportationPAIH
27/04/20042N.N. (2 men)North Africastowaways, found dead in the hold of Turkish cargo ship in port of Cartagena (ES)MNS/ST
23/04/20041N.N. (man)Sub-Saharan-Africadied of hypothermia, travelling with other people by boat from Africa to Fuerteventura (ES)MC
19/04/20041N.N. (man)Asiajumped from boat into sea to avoid Spanish Guardia Civil (ES)MC
19/04/20041Orhan B. (man)Turkeysuicide, second attempt, hanged himself in Hamburg (DE) prison out of fear of deportationjW/taz/EPP
17/04/200415N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned when 2 boats collided and hit rocks while travelling from Africa to Fuerteventura (ES)FR-NRW/Vivre/MC/ST/YaN
17/04/20041Esther Down (baby, 9 months)Nigeriadrowned when 2 overcrowded boats collided near coast of Fuerteventura (ES)FR-NRW/MC/VK
17/04/20041N.N. (man)Pakistanstowaway, shot by police after van failed to stop at Hungarian-Slovak borderMNS
17/04/20041N.N.Asiastowaway, shot by police after van failed to stop at Hungarian-Slovak borderMNS
17/04/200414N.N.Africadrowned when 2 overcrowded boats collided near coast of Fuerteventura (ES)VK
17/04/20041Ronald Down (man)Nigeriadrowned when 2 overcrowded boats collided near coast of Fuerteventura (ES)FR-NRW/MC/VK
11/04/20041Mohamed EzzoubairMoroccoshot by police in Ceuta (Spanish enclave), body hidden for some days near Moroccan borderIRR
10/04/200430N.N.Somaliadrowned while travelling from Libya to ItalyFR-NRW/ANA/ANSA/Unipa
04/04/20041N.N. (man)Algeriatried to reach Ceuta (Spanish enclave) by swimming, body found on Tarajal beach (ES)MC/MNS/ST
04/04/20041John Williams (man)Africadied after being denied medical assistance at asylum centre in Halberstadt (DE)RP/Indymedia/
02/04/20041Shahid Aziz (man, 25)Asiareportedly killed by racist cellmate at Armley prison in Leeds (GB)IRR/GuardianUn.
in Apr 0412N.N.North Africadied in the Strait of Gibraltar after 14 days without food and waterIRR
14/03/20041Kingsley Williamson (man)Jamaicasuicide, hanged himself in Norwich prison (GB) while awaiting deportationIRR
08/03/20041N.N. (man)unknowndecomposed body found near Ceuta (Spanish enclave), reportedly tried to swim to SpainMC
24/02/200413N.N.Somaliareportedly drowned after ship sank off western coast of TurkeyNOB/MNS
24/02/200415N.N.Somaliadrowned after ship sank off coast of Turkey, bodies washed ashore near Ayvalik (TR)NOB/MNS
11/02/200416N.N.Egyptdrowned after 2 boats travelling to Italy capsized during a stormNOB/Vivre
11/02/200420N.N.Egyptreportedly drowned after 2 boats travelling to Italy capsized during a stormNOB/Vivre
05/02/20042N.N.unknownstowaways, decomposing bodies found on cargo ship travelling from Ghana to Hull (GB)MET/IRR
01/02/20041N.N. (man, 39)unknownsuicide, hanged himself in prison in Lachen (CH)Vivre/Watson
in Feb 041N.N. (man)Iranfound dead 2 weeks after deportation to Iran, asylum application rejected in Norway for 2nd timeDagbladet
30/01/200414N.N.China, Afghanistanreportedly drowned after boat sank during storm near Rafina (GR)MNS
30/01/20045N.N. (5 men)unknownfroze to death during blizzard while trying to cross Turkish-Greek border near Feres (GR)NON
29/01/20045N.N.Kurdistandrowned after boat sank during storm near Karistos (GR)NOB
29/01/200414N.N.Kurdistanreportedly drowned after boat sank near Karistos (GR)NOB
25/01/20044N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank on way from Libya to Italy, found by coast guardsNON/FORBES
24/01/200411N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat sank on way from Libya to ItalyUnipa
21/01/20041N.N. (man)unknownbody found at sea near Fuerteventura (ES), reportedly from an old shipwreckMC
21/01/20041N.N.unknownreportedly drowned, found dead near Lampedusa (IT)ANSA/Unipa
18/01/20043N.N.unknowndrowned, after boat capsized on reef near Fuerteventura (ES)MC
16/01/200414N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat from Africa capsized on reef near Fuerteventura (ES)TirolerTageszeitung/SalzburgerNachrichten
16/01/20042N.N.North Africadrowned after boat from Africa capsized near Fuerteventura (ES)Ya.N/MNS/MC/NOB
16/01/20043N.N.Africareportedly drowned after boat from Africa capsized near Fuerteventura (ES)Ya.N/MNS/MC/NOB
12/01/200421N.N.Albaniadrowned near Durres (AL) after shipwreck of boat carrying migrants to ItalyMP
10/01/200418N.N. (18 men)Albaniafroze to death on boat travelling from Vlora (AL) to ItalyGuardian/KI/BBC/SDZ-Agencies/AJC/IP/Vi
10/01/20045N.N.Albaniareportedly drowned after boat sank on way from Vlora (AL) to ItalyGuardianUn./KI/BBC/SD-Agencies/AJC/IP/
10/01/20043N.N. (3 women)Albaniadied of hypothermia on boat travelling from Vlora (AL) to ItalyGuardian/KI/BBC/SDZ-Agencies/AJC/IP/Vi
03/01/20041N.N.unknownstowaway, found dead in Pasaia (ES) on cargo ship coming from CameroonST/MNS
01/01/20041N.N. (man)Iraqsuicide, set himself on fire in London (GB) out of fear of deportationIRR
in 20041Tschianana Nguya (34, pregnant)Congodied of medical neglect after being deported from Germany, imprisoned in Brazzaville (CG), baby diedST/ProAsyl/FR-NieSa/ARI
in 20041N.N. (baby, 1 hour)Congodied of medical neglect after mother was deported from Germany and imprisoned in Brazzaville (CG)ST
27/12/20031N.N. (boy, 3)unknownchild of asylum seeker, drowned after falling into a ditch near asylum centre in Dalem (NL)VK
20/12/20037N.N. (7 men)Jordania, Irak, Iran, Afghan.drowned after boat sank off Marmaris (TR) coast on way to GreeceMNS/NI/AP/SP/Kurier/Vielfaltletter/BBC/MU
20/12/200351N.N.Jordania, Irak, Iran, Afghanireportedly drowned after boat sank off coast of Turkey on way to GreeceMNS/NI/AP/SP/Kurier/Vielfaltletter/BBC/MU
20/12/20031N.N. (woman)Jordania, Irak, Iran, Afghan.reportedly drowned after boat sank off coast of Turkey on way to GreeceMNS/NI/AP/SP/Kurier/Vielfaltletter/BBC/MU
20/12/20031N.N. (girl, 10)Jordania, Irak, Iran, Afghan.reportedly drowned after boat sank off coast of Turkey on way to GreeceMNS/NI/AP/SP/Kurier/Vielfaltletter/BBC/MU
12/12/20031N.N.Sub-Saharanstowaway, suffocated on cargo ship travelling from Cameroon to SpainMNS/ST
12/12/20031N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Tripoli (LY) while travelling to ItalyIPL/Unipa
05/12/200310N.N.Moroccodrowned near Granada (ES) after shipwreck; 38 survivedEP
02/12/20031N.N.Moroccoreportedly drowned after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/GuardianUn/MUGAK/ABC/Raz
02/12/20031N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/GuardianUn./MUGAK/ABC/Raz
02/12/20032N.N.Gambiareportedly drowned after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/MUGAK/ABC/Raz
02/12/200311N.N.Malireportedly drowned after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/MUGAK/ABC/Raz
in Dec 031N.N. (man)unknownstowaway, body found in Italian ship in Amsterdam (NL) harbourVK
in Dec 031Daniel (man, 19)unknowndied of dehydration while travelling to Europe through Saharan desertLESP
23/11/20031N.N.unknowndrowned while reportedly trying to swim to Ceuta (Spanish enclave), body found in Chorillo (ES)MUGAK
10/11/20031N.N. (man, 25)Iraqfound dead on boat drifting near Pantelleria (IT)INDi/IPL/Unipa
10/11/20031Liang He (man, 23)unknownsuicide, hanged himself at Bedford prison (GB)NCADC
10/11/200311N.N. (incl 3 children)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned near Lampedusa (IT) after boat sankLR
07/11/20038N.N.unknowndied of starvation in small boat headed to Motril (ES)ST/MUGAK/MNS
07/11/20032N.N.North Africafroze to death in boat carrying approximately 40 migrants to Motril (ES)Indymedia/MUGAK
03/11/20031Abdul H. Ghernout Omar (m., 31)Algeriasuicide, hanged himself in police custody in Valletta (IT) out of fear of deportationMalta Independent/MNS/FIDH
03/11/20031Paul Yorke (man)unknownfound dead in his cell at police station in Heathrow (GB)MNS
in Nov 0317N.N.Moroccodrowned in shipwreck near Larache (MA)SOS
in Nov 031N.N. (man)Russiasuicide, hanged himself in Polmont prison (GB) out of fear of deportationPAIH
in Nov 0313N.N.Moroccoreportedly drowned in shipwreck near Larache (MA)SOS
26/10/20031N.N. (man)Bangladeshfroze to death in forest near Eisenstadt (AT) after crossing Hungarian borderMNS/Die Bunte
26/10/20031N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in attempt to swim to Ceuta (Spanish enclave)MUGAK
22/10/200337N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned when boat capsized near Rota (ES)MNS
21/10/200322N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat capsized on way from Tunisia to Sicily (IT)MNS/Vivre/TL
21/10/20036N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized on way from Tunisia to Sicily (IT)MSN/WOZ/TL/Vivre
21/10/20035N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank off coast of Tunisia on way to ItalyNOB/TL/IPL
20/10/200313N.N.Libyadied of starvation after going 20 days without food on boat from Libya to ItalyMiami Herald/TL
20/10/20031Mohammed Bin Duhri (man, 20)Palestinesuicide, hanged himself at maximum security prison in Belmarsh (GB)IRR/NCADC/ERB
19/10/200312N.N.Somaliadied of hypothermia and starvation on ship travelling from Libya to Lampedusa (IT)ST/LR/MNS/YaN/Pogledi/Guardian/VK/SP/
19/10/200358N.N.Somaliareportedly died of hypothermia and starvation on ship from Libya to Italy, bodies thrown overboardST/LR/MNS/Pogledi/GuardianUn./VK/SP/V
19/10/20031N.N. (woman)Somaliadied of hypothermia and starvation on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (IT)ST/LR/MNS/YaN/Pogledi/Guardian/VK/SP/
18/10/20034N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found on beach in Larache (MA)APDHA/MUGAK
17/10/20031N.N. (young man)Somaliadied due to bad conditions on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (IT)ST/MNS/LR/IPL
17/10/20031N.N. (15)Somaliadied due to bad conditions on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (IT)ST/MNS/LR/SP/IPL
17/10/20037N.N. (7 adults)Somaliadrowned after boat from Libya capsized near Lampedusa (IT)ST/MNS/LR/SP/TL/MUGAK/IPL
17/10/20031N.N. (3)Somaliafound dead on ship from Libya to Lampedusa (IT)ST/MNS/LR/SP/IPL/DPA
17/10/20031N.N. (boy, 13)Somaliadrowned after boat from Libya capsized near Lampedusa (IT)ST/MNS/LR/SP/TL/MUGAK/IPL
04/10/20032N.N. (2 men)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned near Gran Canaria (ES) after boat sank on way to SpainEP
03/10/20031N.N. (man)unknowndrowned after ship sank in international waters while travelling from North Africa to Lampedusa (IT)YaN/GDS/ILM/IPL/TL
03/10/20031Lewon A. (man, 48)Georgia (Armenian)suicide, set himself on fire in Biedenkopf (DE) after his asylum application was rejectedMNS/ERB
03/10/20031N.N. (man)unknownshot by border patrol while trying to cross border between Morocco and SpainMUGAK
03/10/2003210N.N.unknown50 drowned after boat from Libya sank off Tunisia; 160 missing, 41 rescuedMNS
in Oct 031N.N.unknowndied on boat travelling from Tunisia to Sicily (IT)Haarlems Dagblad
in Oct 033N.N. (2 children; 1 adult)unknownthrown overboard from ship travelling from Tunisia to Sicily (IT)Haarlems Dagblad
in Oct 035N.N.North Africafound in refrigerator truck which caught fire on way to Algeciras (ES)SOS
01/10/20033N.N.Guineadrowned after jumping overboard off coast of Le Havre (FR)NOB
23/09/20031Vullnet Bytyci (man, 18)Albaniashot by border guard while trying to cross Albanian-Greek borderAI
09/09/200326N.N. (incl 2 women)Pakistan, Asiadrowned after boat capsized in the Evros River on Turkish-Greek borderBBC/ST/AP
07/09/20031N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafell overboard after boat was intercepted by coast guard near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/MUGAK
04/09/20031Tema Kombe (man, 32)Ugandasuicide, hanged himself in bathroom of psychiatric ward at Heatherwood Hospital (GB)icB/IRR/NCADC
03/09/20031Israfil Shiri (man, 30)Iransuicide, set himself on fire after being denied necessary medication in Manchester (GB)BBC/Socialist Worker/NCADC/IRR/Asylum
02/09/20031N.N. (man, 34)Algeriajumped out of window while trying to escape a police check in Sartrouville (FR)MNS/Grand Paris
01/09/20032N.N.unknowndrowned after overloaded boat sank off coast of Tunisia on way to ItalyNOB
01/09/20031Vasiliy Todchuk (man, 24)Russiasuicide, hanged himself at building site in Govan, Glasgow (GB)NCADC/IRR
30/08/20031Andrej Donorov (man, 34)Ukrainesuicide,11 days after deportation from NL to ES, person with schizophrenia and no medical helpVK/NRC/Oz/Zelf
30/08/20031N.N.unknownreportedly drowned, found near Lanzarote (ES)MUGAK
26/08/20031N.N. (boy, 16)Afghanistanstowaway, found dead near Rimini (IT) in back of truck coming from GreeceAFP
23/08/20031N.N. (man, 33)unknowndied during a fight with another migrant at asylum centre in Harlingen (NL)Trouw/VK/PLi
18/08/20031N.N. (man, 25)Liberiadied of heart attack after arriving at refugee centre in Lampedusa (IT)LR/IPL/Unipa
17/08/20031N.N.unknowndrowned, body found near Tarifa (ES) between rocks 2.5 metres below sea levelMUGAK
17/08/20031Hekmat Karim Salih (man, 29)Kurdistan-Iraqstowaway, crushed to death in truck travelling from France to Poole (GB)BBC/CARF/Kurdmedia/IRR
14/08/20035N.N. (incl 3 children)Iraq, Sudan, Somaliadrowned after trafficker punctured boat travelling from Ayvalik (TR) to Lesbos (GR)Twee Vandaag
13/08/20035N.N. (4 women; 1 man)unknowndrowned, found on beach near Edremit (TR)MNS/AFP
09/08/20031N.N. (man, 24)Chechnyadied in violent confrontation with Moldovans in refugee centre in Traiskirchen (AT)MNS/Asyl in Not
01/08/200310N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat sank off shore of Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/AFP/MUGAK
in Aug 0313N.N.unknowndrowned off Canary Islands (ES) after skippers used knives to force them to jump into the seaSOS
in Aug 039N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck near Barbate (ES)SOS
31/07/200315N.N.Africadrowned after boat capsized off coast of Fuerteventura in Canary Islands (ES)AFP/MNS/MUGAK/ST
28/07/20031N.N.Africadrowned off coast of Fuerteventura in Canary Islands (ES)AFP/MUGAK
27/07/20031Erdogan Tahir (man, 37)Turkeydied of dehydration, body found hanging from a train at railway station in Gorizia (IT)IET/ILP
25/07/20031N.N.Africadrowned off coast of Fuerteventura in Canary Islands (ES)AFP/MUGAK
19/07/200321N.N.unknowndrowned, found off the coast of LibyaIPL/Unipa
18/07/200325N.N.unknowndrowned in 2 shipwrecks near Sur de Aiun (MA)MUGAK
15/07/20031Cheibani Wague (man, 33)Mauritaniasuffocated following police mistreatment and abuse in Stadtpark, Vienna (AT)IRR/Malmoe/COE
14/07/20035N.N.North Africadrowned in shipwreck near Tarifa (ES), bodies found by Spanish Guardia CivilST/AFP/MNS/GuardianUn./MUGAK
14/07/200330N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after shipwreck near Barranco Hondo, Canary Islands (ES)MNS
09/07/20031Elmas Ozmico (woman, 40)Turkeydied due to septicemia and medical neglect at hospital in Dover (GB)Guardian/Inquest/BBC/IRR
06/07/20031Faizullah Ahmedi (man, 19)Afghanistansuicide, hanged himself at his home in Blackburn (GB) while awaiting decision on his asylum claimIRR
in July 0315N.N.unknowndrowned during transfer to Spanish authorities near Fuerteventura (ES)GuardianUn.
in July 032N.N.unknownbodies found by lifeboat in the Channel Tunnel, were trying to reach Great BritainIRR
29/06/20039N.N.Libyadrowned after vessel capsized near Cap Bon (TN) on way to ItalyMNS/NOB/IPL/Vita/TL/Unipa
23/06/20032N.N. (2 women)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, bodies found floating near Tarifa (ES)MUGAK
20/06/2003189N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat capsized near port of Sfax (TN) on way from Tunisia to ItalyST/MNS/AFP/GuardianUn./ABC/Observer/
20/06/200320N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized near port of Sfax (TN) on way from Tunisia to ItalyST/MNS/AFP/GuardianUn./ABC/Observer/
18/06/20031N.N. (man, 25)Ivory Coaststowaway, jumped off container ship in the Channel Tunnel and drownedBBC/MNS/YaN/IRR
16/06/200363N.N.North Africareportedly drowned after ship sank while travelling from Tunisia to Lampedusa (IT)ST/MNS/AFP/TG/PLi/IND/Nouvel Obs/TN/
16/06/20033N.N. (3 men)North Africadrowned after ship sank while travelling from Tunisia to Lampedusa (IT)ST/MNS/AFP/TG/PLi/IND/LR/IPL/CNNit/IL
16/06/20034N.N. (4 women)North Africadrowned after ship sank while travelling from Tunisia to Lampedusa (IT)LR/IPL/CNNit/ILN/CDS/TL
14/06/200330N.N.Moroccoreportedly drowned after dinghy capsized near Tarifa (ES) on way to SpainMNS
10/06/200311N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat capsized during rescue attempt by Spanish Guardia CivilST/MNS/MUGAK
02/06/20032N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadisappeared after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)ST/MNS/MUGAK
02/06/20039N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)ST/MNS/MUGAK
02/06/20033N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Tenerife (ES) after boat shipwrecked on way to Canary Islands (ES)EP
in June 031N.N. (man)Kurdistanfound in the back of Greek truck on border between Italy and SloveniaIRR
in June 031N.N.Indiabody found in forest near border between Ukraine and SlovakiaIRR
in June 032N.N.unknowndrowned after attempting to swim to Ceuta (Spanish enclave)MUGAK
31/05/200315N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after boat capsized during rescue attempt near Fuerteventura (ES)ST
17/05/20031N.N. (man, 33)Congorejected asylum seeker, found in bus shelter in Boxmeer (NL)MNS/ANP
15/05/20034N.N. (4 men)unknowndrowned, bodies found in fishing net near Lampedusa (IT)LR
07/05/20031Olga Blaskevica (woman, 29)Latviamurdered in Harmondsworth removal centre (GB) while awaiting deportationCARF/Metropolitan Police/IRR/NCADC
06/05/20035N.N. (5 men)Moroccodrowned, bodies found near Ba Kacem beach in Tangier (MA)MUGAK
06/05/20034N.N. (4 women)Moroccodrowned, bodies found near Ba Kacem beach in Tangier (MA)MUGAK
05/05/20031Liu Jin Wu (man, 35)Chinasuicide, mentally ill without support in Scotland (GB); faced deportation, denied access to interpreterMNS/The Herald/NCADC/ERB/IRR
02/05/20031Nadim Hussaini (man, 18)Afghanistanjumped off bridge overlooking M60 motorway in Stockport (GB) after asylum claim was rejectedIRR
01/05/20031N.N.unknowndrowned, found floating near Lampedusa (IT)TL
in May 031N.N. (child)Moroccosuffocated after getting trapped on border fence between Morocco and Melilla (Spanish enclave)SOS
25/04/20032N.N.unknowndrowned in shipwreck in Lanzarote (ES)MUGAK
in Apr 0310N.N.unknownbodies found on coast of Lanzarote (ES)SOS
in Apr 0376N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, bodies found on beach in Tarifa (ES)SOS
28/03/20031Hamisi Ismaili (man, 18)Tanzaniafound dead in wheel bay of airplane after landing in Maastricht Aachen Airport (NL)Fabel van de Illegaal
25/03/20031N.N. (man, 32)Iraqsuicide, asylum seeker set himself on fire in Diever (NL) after being caught stealingMNS/VK
in Mar 0312N.N.Africabodies found in tourist area of Costa Teguise, Lanzarote (ES)SOS
in Mar 031N.N.Somaliablown up in minefield at Turkish-Greek borderIRR
25/02/20031N.N. (man)Mali or Gabonstowaway, fell from wheel bay of airplane while travelling to airport in Paris (FR)MNS
24/02/20031Sarkawat Hussein (man, 18)Iraqcrushed while trying to climb into truck in Calais (FR) ferry terminal to get to Great BritainAFP/MNS/NO
23/02/20031N.N. (young man)Iraqstowaway, hit by truck in Calais (FR) while trying to reach Great BritainVivre
22/02/20031Djedjik Fatiha (woman, 39)Algeriasuicide, hanged herself with a scarf in police cell in Emmen (NL) out of fear of deportationDVHN
20/02/200312N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadied of dehydration and hunger after 14 days at sea, travelling from Morocco to Fuerteventura (ES)PUB/NOB/MUGAK
07/02/200318N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after getting lost at sea near Fuerteventura (ES)IRR
03/02/20031N.N.Sub-Saharan Africafound in a bay south of Ceuta (Spanish enclave) after trying to swim to SpainMNS
in Feb 033N.N. (3 men)Sub-Saharan-Africadied of hypothermia while trying to swim to Melilla (Spanish enclave) from Beniezar (MA)SOS
in Feb 031N.N.unknownstowaway, died while disembarking from boat in Motril-Granada (ES)IRR
31/01/20031Mikhail Bognarchuk (man, 42)Ukrainesuicide, hanged himself with shoelaces in bathroom at Haslar removal centre in Gosport (GB)IRR/NCADC/CARF/MNS
23/01/20032N.N.Turkeystowaways, fell out of airplane wheel bay in China after boarding the wrong plane in FranceMNS
19/01/20036N.N.Iraqfroze to death in Turkish boat drifting near Santa Maria di Leuca (IT)MNS/Vivre/AFP/AP/TL
19/01/200326N.N.Nigeriadrowned trying to reach Canary Islands (ES) from MoroccoMNS/Vita
19/01/200323N.N.unknowndied of hypothermia on Turkish boat drifting near Leuca (IT)MNS/Vivre/AFP/AP/TL
19/01/200316N.N.Moroccoreportedly drowned near Tangier after boat sank trying to reach SpainBBC
18/01/20031Mariame Getu Hagos (man, 25)Somaliadied being restrained by police as deportation flight prepared to take off from FR to SANCADC/AI/AN/VK/Vivre/MNS/borderzerolis
18/01/20032N.N.unknowndrowned, bodies found on beach in Motril (ES)MUGAK
18/01/20034N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Fuerteventura (ES) after boat wrecked while trying to reach Canary Islands (ES)MUGAK
17/01/200319N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Tangier (MA) after trying to reach Spain by seaMNS/Vivre/MUGAK
16/01/20031N.N.unknowndrowned, found on beach in Ceuta (Spanish enclave)MUGAK
15/01/200314N.N.unknowndrowned after small boat sank near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS/Spits/ AFP
14/01/20031Foussini Baraya (man, 31)Burkina Fasosuffocated on own vomit, had been seriously ill in border prison in Amsterdam (NL)VK/AC/AFVIC/CW/demo
12/01/20039N.N.Africadrowned when boat sank near Fuerteventura (ES) on way to SpainNOB
12/01/20035N.N.Africareportedly drowned after boat sank near Fuerteventura (ES)NOB
09/01/20031Said B. (man, 29)Moroccodied in Ceuta hit by wheels of the bus in which he was hiding to travel as a stowaway to SpainEP/IRR/MUGAK
09/01/20036N.N.Iraqdied of hypopthermia on Greek boat headed to ItalyIRR/Vita
09/01/200323N.N.Iraqreportedly drowned near Santa Maria di Leuca (IT) while attempting to reach ItalyVita
04/01/20032N.N.Burundiblown up after wandering during period of thick fog into minefied on Turkish-Greek borderKI
02/01/20037N.N.Algeria, Moroccodrowned after boat sank near Tarifa (ES) off southern coast of SpainVK/AP/DPA/AFP/ST/MUGAK
02/01/200310N.N.unknownreportedly drowned in shipwreck in the Strait of Gibraltar near Tarifa (ES)MLKO
in Jan 035N.N. (5 men)unknowndrowned, found on beach in Symi (GR)KI/IRR
in Jan 031N.N. (man)unknowndrowned, found on beach at Evia (GR)KI
in Jan 031David Mamedor (man, 45)Kurdistan-Georgiasuicide, in Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock (DE) after asylum claim was rejectedWB/FR-NRW/NW/MNS
in Jan 031N.N. (woman)unknowndrowned, found on beach at Symi (GR)KI/IRR
30/12/20021Ricardo Barrientos (man, 54)Argentinadied of heart attack during deportation from Paris (FR) to Buenos Aires (AR)NCADC/AI/NOB/AN/Vivre/AFP/borderzerol
28/12/20021Zafar Mohammad (boy, 16)Afghanistansuicide, set himself on fire at refugee centre in Gribskov (DK) out of fear of deportationERB
26/12/20027N.N.unknowndrowned after overcrowded boat from Morocco capsized near Tarifa (ES)IRR
25/12/20024N.N.unknowndrowned when inflatable dinghy sank off coast of Chios (GR)AP
25/12/20024N.N.unknownreportedly drowned when dinghy sank off coast of Chios (GR)AP
24/12/20021N.N. (girl, 2)Kurdistan-Iraqdrowned trying to swim ashore when boat sank near coast of Corfu (GR)MNS/AP
24/12/20021Sirous Khajehb (man, 29)Iransuicide, hanged himself in Huddersfield (GB) after being wrongly told his asylum claim was rejectedIRR/YT/NCADC
24/12/20021N.N. (man)Kurdistan-Iraqdrowned trying to swim ashore when boat sank near coast of Corfu (GR)MNS/AP
19/12/200210N.N.Iraq, Afghanistandrowned when 2 vessels got caught in a storm off Evia (GR)MNS/AP
19/12/200210N.N.Iraq, Afghanistanreportedly drowned when 2 vessels got caught in a storm off Evia (GR)MNS/AP
16/12/20021N.N. (young man)Iraqfound under truck at Saint-Omer toll station near Calais (FR)NOB/Telegraaf
13/12/20021N.N.Africadied of exhaustion after long trek, found near Greek village at Turkish-Greek borderNOB
01/12/200244N.N.Gambia, Ghana, Somaliadrowned when boat sank travelling from Bodrum (TR) to Kos (GR)IRR/TL/Vita
in Dec 021Mahmot Slav (man, 18)Iraqstowaway, died after attempting to jump off truck in Patras (GR)IRR
in Dec 024N.N.Romaniastowaways, found dead in shipping container due to depart from Livorno (IT)IRR
30/11/200212N.N.unknowndrowned when boat travelling to Italy shipwrecked near coast of Tripoli (LY)VK/MNS/DPA
30/11/200256N.N.unknownreportedly drowned when boat shipwrecked near coast of Tripoli (LY) on way to ItalyVK/MNS/DPA
30/11/200232N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat sank between Western Sahara and Canary Islands (ES)VK/AFP
30/11/20022N.N. (2 children)Ghanastowaways, found frozen in undercarriage of airplane going from Ghana to London (GB)Edinburgh news
22/11/20022N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned in shipwreck near Ceuta (Spanish enclave)EP
21/11/20021N.N. (23)Armeniasuicide, in Szombathely detention centre in HungaryMGHR
15/11/20021Lata Aradinovic (man, 34)Serbia (Roma)suicide, set himself on fire in Syke (DE) after asylum claim was rejectedARI
13/11/20022N.N.Africadrowned after inflatable dinghy capsized near Larache (MA) off coast of MoroccoAFP
13/11/20024N.N.Africareportedly drowned after inflatable dinghy capsized near Larache (MA) off coast of MoroccoAFP
02/11/20021A.K. (23)Albaniadied of injuries inflicted by Greek border guard in Kastoria, at Greek-Albanian borderGHM/OMCT/Ya.N/ProAsyl
in Nov 021N.N. (woman, 32)Irandied of hypothermia after trekking Turkish border into GreeceIRR
in Nov 021Farideh Karimi (woman, 42)Irandied of cancer and medical neglect at asylum centre in Appelscha (NL)MAG/VK
21/10/20022N.N. (1 child; 1 man)unknowndrowned, found off northeastern coast of Lesbos (GR)MNS
16/10/20026N.N. (incl 3 girls)unknowndrowned, found near Lesbos (GR) wearing life vestsMNS/NCAs
11/10/20025N.N.North Africastowaways, suffocated inside trailer travelling from Agadir (MA) to Seville (ES)MNS/FR/taz/Tagesspiegel/AFP
10/10/20022N.N. (2 women)Nigeriadrowned after ship capsized off western coast of Turkey on way to GreeceAFP
10/10/20027N.N.Nigeria, Iranreportedly drowned after ship capsized off western coast of Turkey on way to GreeceAFP
08/10/20022N.N. (2 women)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after boat capsized near Barbate (ES), trying to avoid detection by SIVE camerasMNS/AFP
08/10/200214N.N. (7 women; 7 men)Sub-Saharan Africareportedly drowned after boat capsized near Barbate (ES), trying to avoid detection by SIVE camerasMNS/AFP
02/10/20021Beverley Fowler (woman, 32)Jamaicasuicide, hanged herself in Durham prison (GB) out of fear of deportationNCADC/IRR
in Oct 021N.N. (18)Congojumped under a train in Zwolle (NL) out of fear of deportationMNS
in Oct 029N.N.Africadrowned after small boat capsized near Tunisia on way to Sicily (IT)AP/Tagesspiegel
in Oct 021N.N.Africadisappeared after small boat capsized near Tunisia on way to Sicily (IT)AP/Tagesspiegel
in Oct 023N.N. (3 men)Africadrowned after boat carrying 42 migrants sank off coast of Barbate (ES)IRR
in Oct 025N.N. (5 women)Africadrowned after boat carrying 42 migrants sank off coast of Barbate (ES)IRR
in Oct 025N.N.Africadisappeared after boat carrying 42 migrants sank off coast of Barbate (ES)IRR
in Oct 028N.N.unknowndrowned after boat sank while trying to reach Mayotte (FR) from Comoros IslandsAFP
in Oct 0212N.N.unknowndisappeared after boat sank while trying to reach Mayotte (FR) from Comoros IslandsAFP
in Oct 021N.N.unknowndrowned, body discovered by fisherman in western Peloponnese (GR)IRR
in Oct 021N.N. (pregnant woman)Africadrowned when boat carrying 42 migrants sank off coast of Barbate (ES)IRR
26/09/20023N.N.Palestine, Sudan, Sri Lankadrowned after fishing boat heading for Lesbos (GR) sank near Narli (TR)HRFT/AFP
26/09/200210N.N.Palestine, Sudan, Sri Lankareportedly drowned after fishing boat heading for Lesbos (GR) sank near Narli (TR)HRFT/AFP
22/09/200215N.N. (15 men)Tunisiadrowned after being forced by traffickers to swim ashore to Scoglitti, southern Sicily (IT)VK/MNS/IRR/TL/LR/MUGAK/Vita
22/09/20021Muhamed Sarad (man, 60)Bangladeshdied when security forces tried to stop 70 people from crossing Iranian-Turkish borderHRFT
15/09/200236N.N.Liberia, North Africadrowned after boat carrying more than 100 refugees capsized south of Sicily (IT)VK/AP/Morgengr./MNS/HRFT/ICARE/IRR/i
15/09/20021N.N. (boy, 15)Liberia, North Africadrowned after boat carrying more than 100 refugees capsized south of Sicily (IT)VK/AP/Morgengr./MNS/HRFT/ICARE/IRR/i
14/09/20021Ramo Suljic (man, 37)Serbiasuicide, hanged himself in refugee centre in Germany in fear of deportationARI
12/09/20021N.N. (man)Moroccostowaway, found dead inside container carrying 10 migrants in Algeciras (ES)MNS/IRR
04/09/20021Peiman Bahmani (man, 29)Iranstabbed to death on the street he lived on in Hendon (GB)Socialist Worker/IRR
in Sep 029N.N. (9 men)Liberiadrowned after ship capsized approximately 200 metres from southern coast of Sicily (IT)SP
in Sep 021N.N. (man)unknowndrowned after ship capsized approximately 200 metres from southern coast of Sicily (IT)SP
in Sep 021N.N. (girl, 15)Liberiadrowned after ship capsized approximately 200 metres from southern coast of Sicily (IT)SP
in Sep 0213N.N.unknowndrowned after boat capsized, found on beach near Kenitra (MA)Trouw
in Sep 021N.N. (man, 20)Azerbaijansuicide, hanged himself after asylum application to the Netherlands was rejectedMNS
in Sep 025N.N.unknownmissing, abandoned near Greek coast in boat that later capsizedIRR/MUGAK
in Sep 021N.N.unknowndrowned, abandoned near Greek coast in boat that later capsizedIRR
in Sep 022N.N.Pakistandrowned, abandoned near Greek coast in boat that later capsizedIRR
in Sep 023N.N. (3 women)Liberiadrowned after ship capsized 200 metres from coast of Sicily (IT)SP
31/08/20025N.N.Kurdistanstowaways, found suffocated in truck near Naples (IT) coming from GreeceOBV/MUGAK
28/08/20021N.N.Kurdistandied after straying into minefield near Vyssa (GR) on Turkish-Greek borderKI
22/08/20029N.N.Africadrowned near Fuerteventura (ES) after traffickers forced them to swim ashoreANP/AFP
19/08/20024N.N.Moroccostowaways, found inside truck in Villabona (ES)MNS/taz/AFP
10/08/20021N.N. (girl, 4)Comorosreportedly drowned after shipwreck near Mayotte (FR)EP
09/08/20022N.N.Kurdistandied on refugee boat between Italy and GreeceKO
01/08/200211N.N.Morocco, Sub-Saharan Africdrowned after traffickers forced them to swim ashore near Tarifa (ES)VK/Reu./The News/MNS/HRA/MUGAK
01/08/200217N.N.Morocco, Sub-Saharan Africreportedly drowned after traffickers forced them to swim ashore near Tarifa (ES)VK/Reu/The News/MNS
in Aug 022N.N. (2 women)Kurdistanfound dead after traffickers abandoned refugee boat near Bari (IT)KO
in Aug 025N.N. (incl. 1 child)Kurdistan-Iraqstowaways, suffocated in truck in Avellino (IT) on way from Bulgaria to ItalyDPA/MNS/HRFT
01/08/20022N.N. (2 pregnant women)Morocco, Sub-Saharan Africdrowned after being forced by traffickers to swim ashore to Tarifa (ES)VK/Reu/The News/MNS/HRA/MUGAK
30/07/20021N.N. (man, 23)Cameroonstowaway, died of hypothermia in wheel bay of airplane flying from Rio de Janeiro (BR) to Paris (FR)AP/MNS
30/07/20021Samba Fofana (25)Kenyadied of 2 consecutive heart attacks in police station in Fuerteventura (ES)ST/IRR
21/07/20022N.N.unknowndrowned near Vlora (AL) following collision between Italian customs patrol boat and dinghyST/VK/TL/Vita
21/07/200215N.N.unknowndisappeared near Vlora (AL) following collision between Italian customs patrol boat and dinghyST/VK
21/07/20025N.N.Albaniadrowned near Vlora (AL) following collision between Italian customs patrol boat and dinghyVK
10/07/20025N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Fuerteventura (ES) after boat capsized on way to Canary Islands (ES)EP
10/07/20021N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned near Fuerteventura (ES) trying to enter Spain (ES)EP
in July 022N.N.Kurdistanstowaway, crushed to death by cargo in a truck travelling from Greece to ItalyHRFT
in July 021N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned after small boat carrying 19 migrants wrecked off coast of Fuerteventura (ES)IRR
in July 024N.N.unknownreportedly drowned after small boat wrecked off coast of Fuerteventura (ES)IRR
in July 021N.N.unknownbody found in Fuerteventura (ES) police stationMUGAK
in July 021N.N.unknownbody found at border between Ceuta (Spanish enclave) and MoroccoMUGAK
in July 021Ahmet Moh. Irak (man, 19)Kurdistanstowaway, found dead in truck on ferry travelling from Patras (GR) to Brindisi (IT)IRR
in July 021N.N.Kurdistanstowaway, found dead in truck on ferry travelling from Patras (GR) to Brindisi (IT)IRR
27/06/20025N.N.Somaliadrowned after boat from Turkey to Kos (GR) sank near Datca (TR)VK/MNS/HRFT/IRR
27/06/20026N.N.Somaliareportedly drowned after boat travelling from Turkey to Kos (GR) sank near Datca (TR)VK/MNS/HRFT/IRR
24/06/20021Mubarek Yagderi (32)Afghanistandied in car accident after taxi driver tried to escape police on Turkish-Greek borderHRFT
24/06/20021N.N. (2)Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, fell off overloaded rubber boat after collision against rocks near SpainMNS
23/06/20021Tina (girl, 3)China, Irandied of medical neglect in asylum seekers' centre in Vught (NL)NRC
19/06/20021Sillih Peder (23)Bangladeshshot by security forces while trying to enter Turkey near Aslanyazi (TR)HRFT/ProAsyl
19/06/20021Cahir (28)Bangladeshshot by security forces while trying to enter Turkey near Aslanyazi (TR)HRFT
19/06/20023N.N.Africadrowned after boat capsized near Lanzarote in Canary Islands (ES)MNS
15/06/200210N.N. (10 young men)unknowndrowned after being forced to swim to ship that would have carried them from Tunisia to ItalySpits/MNS/MN/TL
12/06/20021N.N. (man)Russiareportedly drowned after canoe capsized on way from France to Great BritainCARF/IRR
11/06/20021N.N.Pakistandrowned, found on shore of Menderes, Izmir (TR)HRFT
10/06/20025N.N.unknowndisappeared after boat sank near Antigua in Canary Islands (ES)MNS
10/06/20021N.N.Sub-Saharan Africadrowned, found off coast of Tuineje near Fuerteventura (ES)MNS
08/06/20021N.N.Kurdistandrowned after traffickers forced them to swim ashore near Puglia (IT)HRFT
08/06/20024N.N.Kurdistanreportedly drowned after traffickers forced them to swim ashore near Puglia (IT)HRFT/ECRE/Vita/TL
08/06/20021N.N.Pakistandrowned, found on shore of Menderes, Izmir (TR)HRFT
05/06/20021N.N.Kurdistanshot during fight between migrants at refugee camp in Calais (FR)VK/SP
29/05/20024N.N.Pakistanfound dead on Maydanoz beach in Izmir, western TurkeySpits/MNS/HRFT
29/05/20021Hamid Mahmut (man)Pakistanfound dead on Maydanoz beach in Izmir, western TurkeyHuman Rights Foundation Turkey
26/05/20021N.N. (boy)Moroccosuffocated after getting trapped on border fence while attempting to enter Melilla (Spanish enclave) from MoroccoMNS
22/05/20021Hidir Akay (man)Turkeyshot by Turkish coast guards on vessel near Cyprus on the way to ItalyMNS/Vivre/Parool/HRFT
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