When suicide is the only escape. Ethiopians in Lebanon

A revolution is needed to push the Lebanese government’s hand to make the requisite reforms to its labour laws. Washington, DC – For Alem Dechesa, death was the only... 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... 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... Read more »