July 26th 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 26th:

  • 26/07/95 1 N.N. (36, man) from Bosnia, committed suicide, jumped from a window of his accommodation on the 6th floor in Berlin (Germany)
  • 26/07/97 1 Mihai Sandu (25) from Romania, committed suicide, found drowned near Oldenburg (Germany) shortly after threat of deportation
  • 26/07/98 5 N.N. bodies, Unknown nationalities, drowned near Cadiz (Spain) while trying to reach Spain in small boat
  • 26/07/04 1 N.N. (man) from Sub-Saharan-Africa (nationality unknown) dead body found floating near the coast of Melilla (Spain)
  • 26/07/06 1 Sadedim (child of unknown age) from Macedonia, died without medical care in asylum centre Sweikhuizen, Geeuwenburg (The Netherlands)
  • 26/07/06 17 N.N. bodies, from Sub-Saharan Africa (nationalities unknown) reportedly drowned,  all bodies missing, boat from Libya to Italy sank off Mahdia (Tunez)

Total 26 deaths on July 26th since 1995. Source.

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