Hearing in Alem Dechasa’s suicide case postponed

BEIRUT: The first hearing for the man accused of contributing to last year’s suicide of Ethiopian domestic worker Alem Dechasa Desisa was postponed Monday until next month because of problems with paperwork.... Read more »

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 »