Charlie Hebdo attack

Shocking in Paris

Print edition : February 20, 2015

The January 11 rally in Paris in tribute to the 17 persons killed by Islamist militants. Photo: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP

This March 15, 2006, photograph shows members of the Charlie Hebdo team, including cartoonists Jean Cabut (left), Stephane Charbonnier (second from left), Bernard Verlhac (fourth from left) and Philippe Honore (fifth from left) in front of the then headquarters of the weekly in Paris. Photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP

The two gunmen gesture as they return to their car after the attack in this still image taken from an amateur video on January 7. Photo: Reuters

Floral tributes left outside the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris. Photo: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP

The Charlie Hebdo attack leaves the world shocked but throws open questions about the limits of freedom of speech, the selective demonising of certain religions, and France’s own role in fostering jehadi elements in West Asia.
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