Lebanon: Ethiopian domestic worker "attempts suicide"

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Nov 1 2010

Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar reported today the fall of Ethiopian domestic worker, Shioai A. from the 3rd floor of her employer's house in Tripoli (Northern Lebanon). She sustained severe injuries in the head and in the stomach and was transferred to hospital. Her health situation is unstable. The incident happened at around 2 p.m. last Saturday. Al-Akhbar added that police report concluded that it was an attempted suicide, but the text headline was in the form of a question mark: "Fall or attempted suicide of a migrant worker?".

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