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A List Of Loss: Newspaper Collects Tragic Tally Of 33,293 Dead Migrants

The full list of migrants and refugees dates back to 1993. "We want to show that every line tells a story," wrote the editors of Der Tagesspiegel, "and that the list keeps getting longer, day by day."
Some 300 people died off the island of Lampedusa in a shipwreck southern Italy in 2013. Here, their coffins fill a large room as they wait to be moved. Source: Tullio M. Puglia

In July 2003, Elmas Ozmico in the U.K., where she had been seeking asylum after fleeing Turkey in the back of a semi-trailer truck. Fatim Jawara, a 19-year-old who played on the Gambian national soccer team and dreamed of playing in Europe, before she could make it to Italy. Mamadou Konate, 33, did manage to make it to Italy — but the Malian migrant in a blaze that consumed a ramshackle camp in San Severo.

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