KUWAIT, City- A Lebanese woman remains in police custody following her arrest Saturday over imprisonment and abuse charges pressed by her domestic worker.
A group of Ethiopian protesters gathered outside the Ethiopian Consulate in Lebanon Sunday, saying their community is ignored and treated with callousness. The group pointed to a recent videotape in which an Ethiopian domestic worker, Alem Dechasa-Desisa, was physically assaulted by a man identified as Ali Mahfouz. The woman was taken to a hospital where […]
Last week, a video surfaced online showing an Ethiopian maid in Lebanon being beaten and dragged. In the distressing footage, the woman is kicked, verbally abused and then dragged into a car, allegedly owned by the man who runs the agency that employed her.
The Ethiopian consulate in Lebanon has filed a lawsuit against Ali Mahfouz, the man who was caught on tape beating domestic worker Alem Dechasa outside her consulate.
An Ethiopian domestic worker in Lebanon who was filmed being physically abused in public has committed suicide, local media have reported. The video, first aired by Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International (LBCI) last week, sparked outrage by showing a man, Ali Mahfouz (pictured on right), abusing Alem Dechasa as she cried on a street outside the […]
The recent, disturbing video of an Ethiopian woman who was violently mistreated outside the Ethiopian embassy in Lebanon, appears to have caught the Lebanese media and authorities by surprise.
The government condemned on Friday the abuse of an Ethiopian domestic worker and called for an investigation to refer the culprits to justice, Information Minister Walid al-Daouq announced.
Kuwait City – A court has sentenced a Kuwaiti couple to death for beating and then murdering their Filipina domestic helper, newspapers in the Gulf state reported on Monday.