Man Who Beat Ethiopian Domestic Worker Alem Dechassa Charged With Contribute to Her Death

BEIRUT: Beirut’s general prosecutor has charged Ali Mahfouz with contributing to and causing the suicide of Alem Dechasa-Desisa, the Ethiopian domestic worker who committed suicide after a widely publicized beating outsider her... Read more »

Ethiopia seeks full investigation into suicide of Alem Dechassa beaten in Beirut

Housemaid Alem Dechasa killed herself after street attack that sparked outrage over treatment of migrant workers in Lebanon Ethiopia is lobbying Lebanon to investigate fully the death of an Ethiopian housemaid who... Read more »

Embassy in Lebanon Sues a Man Over Beating Ethiopian Domestic Worker

BEIRUT: The Ethiopian consulate in Lebanon has filed suit against Ali Mahfouz, the man who was caught on tape beating domestic worker Alem Dechasa outside her consulate. Dechasa, 33, committed suicide Wednesday.... Read more »

Ethiopian domestic worker beaten on camera killed herself

BEIRUT: The Ethiopian domestic worker whose beating outside her country’s consulate was widely publicized on video committed suicide Wednesday morning, Ethiopia’s consul general in Lebanon confirmed to The Daily Star. Alem Dechasa... Read more »