July 24th European Union Undocumented Death Calendar

(Check here for background information about this commemoration of people who died as a result of Fortress Europe’s policies against undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers).

Fortress Europe recorded deaths for July 24th:

  • 24/07/99 9 N.N. bodies, from Morocco, drowned, small boat hit rocks while trying to reach the Canary Islands (Spain) 
  • 24/07/99 1 N.N. (28 years old, woman) from Vietnam, burned (with her two children) in fire in refugee centre in Bad Kreuznach (Germany) 
  • 24/07/99 2 N.N. children (3 and 6 years old) from Vietnam, burned in fire in refugee centre in Bad Kreuznach (Germany)
  • 24/07/00 2 N.N. bodies (men) from North Africa (unknown nationalities) found near Ceuta (Spain), reportedly drowned trying to reach Spain
  • 24/07/00 2 N.N. bodies (men) from Kurdistan, drowned, after falling into the Adriatic Sea (Italy) in a collision with a police boat 
  • 24/07/00 2 N.N. bodies (1 woman, 1 man) Africa (nationalities unknown) found dead near Tarifa (Spain), reportedly drowned trying to reach Spain
  • 24/07/06 3 N.N. bodies (2 men; one 24 year old woman) unknown nationalities, reportedly drowned; bodies found by coast guards on a beach in Gela (I)
  • 24/07/06 2 N.N. bodies, from Sub-Saharan Africa (nationalities unknown), found dead of hypothermia in boat with 48 survivors arrived Islands Gran Canaria (Spain)

Total 23 deaths on July 24th since 1999. Source.

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