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Legacy of Charlie Hebdo honoured in event at Parliament (National Secular Society)Members and supporters of the National Secular Society gathered in Portcullis House on Wednesday night to discuss the future of free speech, two years after the attack on Charlie Hebdo. Read the full article
13 Feb: The Content and Context of Charlie Hebdo – Protecting freedom of expression and combating “hate speech”The attack on Charlie Hebdo dramatically increased the pressure on freedom of speech in all of Europe. How do we respond to audiences who do not recognize satire as a legitimate form of free expression, without increasing this pressure?
Stand up for free speech. Publish Charlie Hebdo’s cartoonsIndex on Censorship, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, freeDimensional, PEN America, FreeWord, Reporters Without Borders, Article 19 and English PEN call on all those who believe in the fundamental right to freedom of expression to join in publishing the cartoons or covers of Charlie Hebdo on January 8 at 1400 GMT. We believe that […]
Charlie Hebdo sued by Muslim organisationsFrench satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo is being sued by two Muslim organisations for cartoons it published of the Muslim prophet Muhammad in September. The organisations, Algerian Democratic Rally for Peace and Progress and the United Arab Organisation, are demanding EUR 782,500, accusing the publication of inciting violence and racially-motivated hatred against Muslims. The controversial cartoons were […]
Charlie Hebdo attack: No more excusesThe smoke had barely cleared from the burned-out office of Charlie Hebdo magazine - firebombed for publishing cartoons of Mohammed - when TIME magazine's Bruce Crumley chose to criticise the satirists before the terrorist. James Kirchick denounces a too-familiar tendancy Plus: Sara Yasin and Myriam Francois-Cerrah on France, Charlie Hebdo and the meaning of Mohammed
France, Charlie Hebdo and the meaning of MohammedThe office of French satirical Magazine Charlie Hebdo was firebombed as a result of its decision to publish a front cover satirising Mohammed. Here, Sara Yasin and Myriam Francois-Cerrah discuss the background and motivations behind the attack, and ask why some Muslims feel entitled to answer offence with violence