Charlie Hebdo massacre: Global outrage

Newsroom24x7 Desk

Paris, Jan. 8: There is global outrage and all are condemning the dastardly attack against Charlie Hebdo.UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the massacre and given a call against forces of division and hate.


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In a latest development, one suspect, Hamyd Mourad, 18, has surrendered in attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Two others involved in the attack are absconding.

David PopeCanberra Times cartoonist David Pope, whose pencil sketch in response to Charlie Hebdo went viral, has tweeted: “Can’t sleep tonight, thoughts with my French cartooning colleagues, their families and loved ones. We stand with you, Charlie Hebdo.”

Another tweet screams: “12 innocent people were killed when masked butchers stormed the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and rained bullets on the journalists and the two policemen guarding them”–UnReal Toon

Paris based banker Jamsheed Rizwani condemned the attack on the satirical journal Charlie Hebdo. His instant reaction on facebook:”Nothing warrants the attack on a journal or the killing of people.. I stand by the Journalists who should have the freedom to express their ideas however distasteful they may appear to others. I stand by my fellow citizens and the authorities against this cowardly attack.

Jamsheed goes on to write; “Charlie Hebdo n’est pas mort…..Charlie Hebdo vivra…. On ne peut assassiner la liberté, on ne peut assassiner la vie….” (Charlie hebdo is not dead….. Charlie hebdo will live…. We cannot murder freedom, we cannot murder life….)

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