Author: Hussein Mehdy
Date of Publication: 21 June 2019
Title: What is behind the “death” of foreign workers in Lebanon … Suicide or suicide?
Short summary: She ‘threw herself off the balcony’, she ‘hanged herself’, she ‘committed suicide’… These are the stories we often hear through the media on a weekly basis describing the death of migrant domestic workers. Their deaths are often rapidly labeled, by media and police, as suicides even when evidence states otherwise. This investigative report digs deeper in the matter in attempt to answer the question: did they really commit suicide?
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