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Social media, sympathy & shocks

Sympathy In January last year we saw quickly arisen sympathetic reactions for what happened at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters, which sparked three days of bloodshed in the French capital. After the subsequent shootout at the Bataclan theatre in November — … Continue reading

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Hard questions

Originally posted on Lorenzo & his humble friends:
In the wake of any terrorist attack the first thing to do is mourn the victims and try to defy the dreary ideology of the perpetrators. The second thing to do is to understand…

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

People saying “I am” The year that started with people all over the world shouting “Je suis Charlie” being followed in November with “Je suis Paris” has brought more division by some lunatics who want to conquer the world and … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 12

“Je Suis Charlie” selfies continue to spread around the world and even reached China where the state news agency Xinhua came to the defence of censorship: “The world is diverse and there should be a limit on press freedom,” Xinhua … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 11

George Pepper at the European Sting saw with a superfluity of hypocrisy and a thirst for positive media exposure the European political leaders marching last Sunday in the streets of Paris, to tell the world ‘Je suis Charlie’. He is … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 9

More than 40 world leaders, among them German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a few metres away from Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, EU President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, British … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 7

Last week’s attack in Paris is resonating with the people of France and its neighbouring countries in a similar way that the terrorist attack on 09/11/01 in NYC resonated with the people of the US. Funny enough the cartoonists of … Continue reading

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It’s beautiful to watch the spread of #JeSuisCharlie across the world

To remember: Following terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, millions tweeted using the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie to honor the 12 victims and support their commitment to free speech and expression. #JeSuisCharlie not most used hashtag ever Over 32 million … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 5

World reactions in Pictures         + Preceding articles: Being Charlie 1 Being Charlie 2 Being Charlie 3 Being Charlie 4

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