Suicide

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 30th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide at the women’s ward of the Abyar Ali Penitentiary in Madinah on Friday. The domestic worker had been in prison since the end of August, a local daily reported Saturday. “The 23-year-old inmate was found hanging by her head scarf at about 8 a.m. She was immedia...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 18th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed a suicide by hanging herself inside the bathroom at her employer’s house in the Gulf Kingdom, police said on Saturday. The Saudi employer found the maid, in her 30s, hanging in the bathroom at his house in the eastern Saudi province of Ihsa, they said. “Forensic exami...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 21st, 2013
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By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Mar 11th, 2013
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New Delhi (CNN) — One of the men accused of gang raping and fatally beating a woman on a New Delhi bus was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Police say Ram Singh hanged himself. But his lawyer and parents claim he was murdered. “There was no reason for him to commit suicide. There [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 6th, 2013
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Kuwait city: In a very strange incident, an Ethiopian housemaid who had escaped from the home of her sponsor three days ago, has returned but she had a story to tell – that she had aborted her fetus and dumped it on the road, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily. The housemaid said she had sex with [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 26th, 2013
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KUWAIT CITY, An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide by hanging herself with a rope from the ceiling of her room inside the house of her sponsor in Taima. Reportedly, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about an Ethiopian housemaid hanging from the ceiling of her ro...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 5th, 2012
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 An Ethiopian domestic worker committed suicide in Kuwait inside an Ali Sabah Al-Salem house recently, according to preliminary investigations. The Ethiopian woman was reportedly found hanging inside the kitchen, according to her employer who called the police. Investigators believe that the Ethiopia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 6th, 2012
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A cheating Nigerian-born GP who led a double life with two women for seven years and promised to marry both of them one month apart hanged himself when his secret was exposed, an inquest heard. Dr Festus Ojagbemi, 49, known as ‘Wally’, who had a surgery in Strood, Kent, lived with long-term partner J...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 2nd, 2012
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A despondent maid in Dubai who was fired from her job after complaining about the lack of pay tried to commit suicide — only to be arrested and fined by police, according to reports. The desperate act by the 24-year-old woman, described as an Ethiopian national with the initials “AM,” occurred after ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 10th, 2012
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Alem Dechasa, an Ethiopian migrant, was beaten in the streets of Beirut by men who allegedly worked for the company that recruited her in Lebanon. Later she was found dead in hospital, having apparently killed herself. Alem’s partner, Lemesa Ejeta, explains why he cannot bring himself to tell t...