Lebanese Newspaper Skips an Issue to Donate Paper and Ink to Maintain Election

Threats have been made to delay the financially stricken country's democratic process due to a lack of materials

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To support the Lebanese election taking place, daily newspaper AnNahar chose not to print one issue for the first time in its 88-year history, donating its paper and ink to print ballots instead.

With the election scheduled for May 15, government officials have begun to highlight a lack of supplies which could have threatened Lebanon’s democratic process from taking place at a time when its economy is under great pressure with the threat of collapse.

The American government has also had its say that the elections must proceed with Reuters reporting that U.S.



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