Lebanon: Presumed suicide of an Ethiopian domestic worker today

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Feb 2 2012

Several Lebanese media sources reported today that the body of Ethiopian domestic worker Paltishi Hendor, born in 1989, was found in the home of her employer in Gazir, Keserouan. She was hanging from her neck from women's socks. Jounieh police is investigating. No additional information was given. This case is one of many recent cases of deaths or suicides of domestic workers in Lebanon.

Originally posted on the Lebanese blog Ethiopian Suicides.

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