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The state of the world's human rights

28 March 2008

Two more migrants killed at Egypt/Israel border

Two more migrants killed at Egypt/Israel border
Two men believed to be from Côte d'Ivoire were shot dead by Egyptian security forces while trying to cross into Israel on Thursday. These latest killings bring the number of African migrants killed this year to 10.

On 10 March and 18 March, a Sudanese man and Eritrean woman were killed in similar circumstances. Six others were killed earlier in February and January, including two women from Eritrea.

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Another migrant shot dead at Egypt/Israel border (News, 28 February 2008)
Migrant shot dead trying to cross Egypt/Israel border (News, 21 February 2008)

Country

Egypt 

Region

Middle East And North Africa 

Issue

Extrajudicial Executions And Other Unlawful Killings 
Refugees, Displaced People And Migrants 

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