Saturday, March 17, 2012

Photos: Vigil for Alem Dechassa Outside Lebanon Embassy in D.C.

Photo by Martha Z. Tegegn for Tadias Magazine

A crowd of Ethiopians gathered in front of the Embassy of Lebanon here on Thursday morning for an hour vigil to mourn and protest the death of 33-year old Alem Dechassa, the Ethiopian woman that was violently mistreated outside the Ethiopian embassy in Beirut as shown in a viral video last weekend. Alem died on Wednesday.

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