Lebanon: Newspaper publishes blank edition in protest of economic and political crisis

Lebanon's only English-language newspaper, the Daily Star, published a mostly blank edition on Thursday protesting the country's economic and political situation, with its cover reading «Wake up before it's too late!» Footage shot in Beirut shows the contents of the edition, with only one phrase per page denouncing government deadlock, rising sectarian rhetoric, unemployment among other issues... Еще. Lebanon is in the midst of an economic crisis, and the government has not met since gunmen opened fire on a minister's convoy in the mountain village of Qabr Shamoun in June, killing two.

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