Ahead of Trial, Charlie Hebdo Republishes ‘Mohammed Cartoons’

Where is the line between religion and extremism?

„In 2015, 14 Islamist extremists murdered 17 people in a killing spree that started at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo. As a satirical magazine in France, Charlie Hebdo had published “Mohammed cartoons” that triggered a violent assault turning a newsroom into a scene of carnage, blood and gunpowder.

Ahead of the trial over the Charlie Hebdo attack, the paper republished those cartoons under a title translated as “All of that for this.”

The French newspaper Le Figaro commented on the events with a headline that read “Charlie Hebdo, freedom or death.” Writing in Gatestone Institute, Giulio Meotti explains,

“At first glance, yes, the battle is lost, explains the French newspaper. Political Islam, hand-in-hand with the cultural left, ‘advances under the guise of human rights and the fight against discrimination.’”

On the eve of another 9/11 anniversary and years after the Charlie Hebdo attack, it seems we’re no closer to getting this right.“ (…)

Ahead of Trial, Charlie Hebdo Republishes ‘Mohammed Cartoons’