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Italian quake-hit city of Amatrice sues Charlie Hebdo over insulting earthquake cartoons

September 13, 2016 1:00 pm
Italian quake-hit city of Amatrice sues Charlie Hebdo over insulting earthquake cartoons

French weekly Charlie Hebdo is sued for mocking the survivors and victims of a deadly quake in central Italy. The Italian quake-hit city of Amatrice has filed a lawsuit against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo over the publication of cartoons mocking the natural disaster that claimed the lives of […]

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France Charlie Hebdo’s Alan Kurdi cartoon sparks racism row

January 15, 2016 9:00 am
France Charlie Hebdo’s Alan Kurdi cartoon sparks racism row

Some of Charlie Hebdo’s supporters claim the cartoon of a drowned toddler is satire but it has made many people uneasy. Photo / SuppliedIn hindsight, the death of Aylan Kurdi, a 3-year-old Syrian refugee who washed up on a Turkish shore after his family tried to escape to a new […]

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France : Outrage over Charlie Hebdo’s refugee cartoons

September 16, 2015 3:00 am
France : Outrage over Charlie Hebdo’s refugee cartoons

  Charlie Hebdo cartoon. Photo / Twitter Charlie Hebdo is facing legal action after publishing a series of allegedly racist and hateful cartoons mocking the death of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi. The drowned three-year-old toddler has become the symbol of the refugee crisis after haunting pictures appeared showing his body […]

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Copenhagen jihadi who killed two people was inspired by Hebdo attacks

February 17, 2015 10:42 am
Copenhagen  jihadi who killed two people was inspired by Hebdo attacks

  The jihadi who killed two people before being gunned down by Danish police yesterday was inspired by the Charlie Hebdo atrocity in Paris. Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein was shot at a train station in Copenhagen after he opened fire on armed officers in the early hours of yesterday morning. […]

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Child expressed ‘solidarity’ with the Islamist gunmen of Charlie Hebdo

January 30, 2015 11:22 am
Child expressed ‘solidarity’ with the Islamist gunmen of Charlie Hebdo

An eight-year-old boy was interrogated by police in France after his school reported him for ‘praising terrorism’. The child – called Ahmed – allegedly refused to take part in a minute’s silence at his school, in Nice, on January 8 in honour of the victims of the terror attacks in […]

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Sydney Muslims gather for peaceful ‘Je suis Muslim’ rally

January 24, 2015 11:12 am
Sydney Muslims gather for peaceful ‘Je suis Muslim’ rally

Hundreds of Muslims rallied in Sydney on Friday night to protest negative media coverage of Islam and the French magazine Charlie Hebdo’s depictions of the Prophet Muhammad. Police said 14 people were moved on from the rally for breaching the peace. But no one was charged and the event was […]

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Fox News network grovelling mea culpa to Britain and France

January 20, 2015 8:33 am
Fox News network grovelling mea culpa to Britain and France

America’s most unrepentant news network has issued a string of on-air apologies for broadcasting erroneous information, including an expression of regret to “the people of France and England”. Fox News hosts apologised on four separate occasions in the space of 12 hours, concluding with a lengthy mea culpa for having […]

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A survivor of the Charlie Hebdo massacre says gunman who spared her life had ‘gentle, troubled’ eyes

January 14, 2015 3:50 am
A survivor of the Charlie Hebdo massacre says gunman who spared her life had ‘gentle, troubled’ eyes

A survivor of the Charlie Hebdo massacre spoke yesterday of the “big, gentle, troubled, black eyes” of one of the Kouachi brothers as he spared her life. “Have no fear, Calm down. I will not kill you. You are a woman: we don’t kill women,” the gunman said, seconds after […]

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Charlie Hebdo’s cartoonist broke down as he explained his reasons for drawing the prophet Muhammad on tomorrow’s controversial front cover

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Charlie Hebdo’s cartoonist broke down as he explained his reasons for drawing the prophet Muhammad on tomorrow’s controversial front cover

Charlie Hebdo’s cartoonist broke down today as he explained his reasons for drawing the prophet Muhammad on tomorrow’s controversial front cover. The image depicts the prophet shedding a single tear and holding a sign which declares: “Je Suis Charlie”. Above the figure, who is drawn in a comic style wearing […]

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The new edition of Charlie Hebdo has rolled off the presses ahead of publication

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The new edition of Charlie Hebdo has rolled off the presses ahead of publication

Charlie Hebdo’s new cover of a crying Prophet Mohammed above the slogan “All is Forgiven” has been reproduced by media around the world – but some Muslims have seen it as blasphemy. The front page of the French satirical magazine – its first since many of its staff were slain […]

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