BuzzFeed – Ryan Broderick – Can’t sleep tonight, thoughts with my French cartooning colleagues, their families and loved ones #CharlieHebdo — RLOppenheimer (@Ruben L. Oppenheimer) I am devastated by what just happened in France. #CharlieHebdo — jean_jullien
Twelve people were killed on Wednesday in Paris in a terrorist attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Four more are in critical condition. The attack, which is presumed to have Islamist motives, will fuel hatred against European Muslims, some commentators fear. Others urge Europe to maintain a critical – and satirical – view of Islam.
… and killing of innocent Muslims, evoking similar notions of ‘defence’ and ‘vengeance’. Charlie Hebdo‘s 2 versions. Davide Del Giudice/Demotix.All rights reservedAs the dreadful details of a gun attack on the Paris offices of the
…logy by political means and mass mobilisation. We are all Charlie! To those who attacked Charlie Hebdo yesterday shouting “Allahu Akbar,” I would like to say that your kind of God – a God of Hate and Murder – is not Great. Nor is that God the God of most Muslims, but rather of your own Islamist cult – which so many people of Muslim heritage oppose. You are incapable of understanding satire; you openly revile the beliefs of others but brook no criticism of the medieval notions you believe. You
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juancole.com – Juan Cole – By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) The horrific murder of the editor, cartoonists and other staff of the irreverent satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, along with two policemen, by terrorists in Paris was in my view a strategic strike, aiming at
The killings at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo highlight the threat to media workers in a world where free expression faces many violent threats. But they provide no excuse for hateful rejoinders.
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After gunmen in Paris shot and killed at least 12 people in what French President Francois Hollande called a “terror attack” on the satiricial magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, supporters of the shooters are espousing gleeful reactions on Twitter
Following the attack at the office of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry condemned the attack and underscored U.S. solidarity with France, America’s oldest ally.
Wednesday morning, two assailants armed with Kalashnikovs forced their way into the editorial offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine, and murdered 12 people—many of them writers, editors, and cartoonists. It was as pure an attack on freedom of speech as can be imagined.
French intelligence officials foiled several terrorist attacks in the weeks before the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices, French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday at the scene of the shooting that killed 12 people.
Multiple gunmen are believed to be at large following a deadly attack on the offices of the satirical Paris newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Early reports indicate that as many as 12 people may have been killed, including several employees of the paper, its editor-in-chief, and police officers nearby.
theguardian.com – Claire Phipps – Jan 7, 3:24 AM – Reporter and documentary filmaker Martin Boudot has tweeted a picture which he says is of journalists taking refuge on the roof of Charlie Hebdo: There are many reports coming in on this story – it is important to state at this point that…