ethiopian maids

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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The Ethiopian maid who tried to kill her sponsor’s three children with a machete has reportedly confessed to the crime. Dubai Attorney General Issam Issa Al Humaidan said she had admitted that the attack on the two girls and one boy was premeditated. She is alleged to have poured boiling water and re...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 30th, 2013
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Saudi Arabian police have spoken out in defence of Ethiopian maids working in the kingdom, describing accusations against them as “exaggerated” and unnecessarily causing panic among households. A spate of allegations accusing Ethiopian maids of murdering children in their care led the Saudi governmen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Saudi: Dr. Mutlaq Al-Hazmi the trustees at Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said, it is unfeasible to prevent recruitment of housemaids from Ethiopia. Al-Hazmi was reacting to the interest made by some natives taking after lethal unlawful acts bound by Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 13th, 2013
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Demonstrators in Colombo protest against the execution of Rizana Nafeek. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters More than 45 foreign maids are facing execution on death row in Saudi Arabia, the Observer has learned, amid growing international outrage at the treatment of migrant workers. The startling...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2013
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In July 2012, Ethiopia imposed a ban on its female citizens from applying for domestic jobs in the United Arab Emirates. It cited employer abuse, recruitment agencies abuse and human trafficking as reasons for the suspension. The ban came after an Ethiopian worker sustained burns to more than 80 perc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 31st, 2012
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Two young suspects were arrested for raping an Ethiopian maid in Fujairah during the past week. The arrested duo had recently been released after serving a jail term for stealing contents of 30 cars in Fujairah. The details in the alleged rape date back to the past week when security bodies in Fujair...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Eman Al Baik, mirates247 Injured maid removes steel bar from the neck herself at the Rashid Hospital Two Ethiopian maids fought each other at the sponsor’s house, one was killed while the other was found alive in a pool of blood with steel bar pierced through her neck. FYO, 28-year-old Ethiopian m...