Cartoonists Worldwide Use Their Pens To Fight Back Against The Charlie Hebdo Murders

“The more I chop off its head, the sharper it gets.”

January 7, 2015, will forever be remembered as the day when terrorists tried to silence freedom of speech.

After three unidentified gunmen shot dead 12 people at the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in an apparent militant Islamist attack, cartoonists and journalists from all over the world drew out their pens to express their grief and outrage.

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“Died for the freedom of expression.”

An Imam from a Paris suburb underlined the offense Charlie Hebdo had caused but rejected violence as a response for Muslims.

"We don't agree with Charlie Hebdo. (Fight a) drawing with a drawing, but not with blood, not with hate," said Hassen Chalghoumi, the imam of Drancy.

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