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Charlie Hebdo: a wonderful stand for freedom in photos

by | 7th, January 2015

Several thousand Muslims marche through Paris, France, to protest against French newspapers that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. The white sign in the center says in French "Respect of religions, liberty of expression, no contradiction". France's top national Muslim organization said it was launching legal action against the papers, with efforts likely focused on France Soir and Charlie-Hebdo. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Several thousand Muslims marche through Paris, France, to protest against French newspapers that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. The white sign in the center says in French “Respect of religions, liberty of expression, no contradiction”. France’s top national Muslim organization said it was launching legal action against the papers, with efforts likely focused on France Soir and Charlie-Hebdo. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

A Muslim women holds a copy of the Islamic holy book the Quran, whilst demonstrating among several thousand other Muslims, to protest against French newspapers that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, in Paris, France, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. France's top national Muslim organization said it was launching legal action against the papers, with efforts likely focused on France Soir and Charlie-Hebdo. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

A Muslim women holds a copy of the Islamic holy book the Quran, whilst demonstrating among several thousand other Muslims, to protest against French newspapers that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, in Paris, France, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. France’s top national Muslim organization said it was launching legal action against the papers, with efforts likely focused on France Soir and Charlie-Hebdo. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Several Muslims stop to pray whilst marching through Paris, France, to protest against French newspapers that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. The white sign in the center says in French "Respect of religions, liberty of expression, no contradiction". France's top national Muslim organization said it was launching legal action against the papers, with efforts likely focused on France Soir and Charlie-Hebdo. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Several Muslims stop to pray whilst marching through Paris, France, to protest against French newspapers that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. The white sign in the center says in French “Respect of religions, liberty of expression, no contradiction”. France’s top national Muslim organization said it was launching legal action against the papers, with efforts likely focused on France Soir and Charlie-Hebdo. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Charlie-Hebdo director Philippe Val arrives at a Paris court, Wednesday Feb. 7, 2007 to face charges with "publicly defaming a group of people because of their religion." The charge carries a possible six-month prison sentence and a fine of up to euro 22,000 (US Dlrs 28,530). The French satirical weekly defended itself in court against defamation charges over reprinting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in 2006 which stoked outrage and violence across the Islamic world. T

Charlie-Hebdo director Philippe Val arrives at a Paris court, Wednesday Feb. 7, 2007 to face charges with “publicly defaming a group of people because of their religion.” The charge carries a possible six-month prison sentence and a fine of up to euro 22,000 (US Dlrs 28,530). The French satirical weekly defended itself in court against defamation charges over reprinting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in 2006 which stoked outrage and violence across the Islamic world. T

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In this Sept.19, 2012 file photo, Charb , the publishing director of the satyric weekly Charlie Hebdo, displays the front page of the newspaper as he poses for photographers in Paris.

In this Sept.19, 2012 file photo, Charb , the publishing director of the satyric weekly Charlie Hebdo, displays the front page of the newspaper as he poses for photographers in Paris.

 this May 16, 2008 file photo, French cartoonist Georges Wolinski draws one of his cartoons at the photo call for the documentary film "C'est Dur d'Etre Aime Par Des Cons," during the 61st International film festival in Cannes, southern France

this May 16, 2008 file photo, French cartoonist Georges Wolinski draws one of his cartoons at the photo call for the documentary film “C’est Dur d’Etre Aime Par Des Cons,” during the 61st International film festival in Cannes, southern France

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Demonstrators gather at the Place de la Republique after a shooting at a French satirical newspaper in Paris, France, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

Demonstrators gather at the Place de la Republique after a shooting at a French satirical newspaper in Paris, France, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

A drawing depicting cartoonist Jean Cabut, left, Charlie Hebdo editor Stephane Charbonnier, center, and cartoonist Georges Wolinski, all three of whom were killed when masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo and reading in French, "Victims of their success, R.I.P", is placed outside the French Embassy as people gather to express solidarity with victims of the attack in Berlin, Germany,

A drawing depicting cartoonist Jean Cabut, left, Charlie Hebdo editor Stephane Charbonnier, center, and cartoonist Georges Wolinski, all three of whom were killed when masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo and reading in French, “Victims of their success, R.I.P”, is placed outside the French Embassy as people gather to express solidarity with victims of the attack in Berlin, Germany,

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President of the French Jewish Consistory Joel Mergui, left, talks to French President Francois Hollande, right, as they walk out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace, after a meeting with religious leaders in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

President of the French Jewish Consistory Joel Mergui, left, talks to French President Francois Hollande, right, as they walk out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace, after a meeting with religious leaders in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

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