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Ethiopian Maid Filmed During Beating Kills Herself

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

An investigation has been launched in Lebanon after an Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide a week after video was aired of her being dragged through the street and abducted. Ethiopia's consul general said Alem Dechasa killed herself on Wednesday, a week after the LBCI television channel played amateur footage of her being lifted off the ground by her hair and forced head-first into a car.
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Ethiopia/Lebanon: Online Outrage Over Death of Domestic Worker Turns Into Activism

News / International Affairs : Global Voices (2 years ago)

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Ethiopian consulate in Lebanon sues Ali Mahfouz over suicide

News / International Affairs : Ya Libnan (2 years ago)

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News : Storyful (2 years ago)

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