The blank issue of An-Nahar published Oct. 11 to protest political stalemate. (The Daily Star, Mohammad Azakir)
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Local daily An-Nahar protested Lebanon's "catastrophic" political and economic situation with a blank newspaper of its Thursday issue.An-Nahar's website also featured empty articles."Our children are breathing polluted air and our environment has become a habitat for diseases," Tueni said.She also made assurances that An-Nahar will not stop publishing, after speculation that the blank issue was meant to shed light on Lebanon's press crisis.The event was also attended by MP Nadim Gemayel, who complimented An-Nahar for its courage.A source close to An-Nahar told The Daily Star earlier in the day that the paper's reporters weren't informed of the decision beforehand.
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