The World reacts: cartoons and tweets

Here are a selection of the images and tweets that moved me when reading about the Islamic Terrorist attack on the French Satirical Magazine Charlie Hebdo.

#Je suis Charlie

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  • Michael_l_c

    The strongest response from all media would be to publish a ‘Charlie’ cartoon. Just one, front page, one minute prime tv.
    What is the likely hood?

    • Moonroof

      Liberty and solidarity. As a collective of intelligent beings, refuse the religious fascists. Put a Charlie cartoon everywhere, Facebook, Twitter et al.

    • Steve

      OSH would have something to say about it…….

  • munzrat

    once the French find this terrorist guilty no doubt he will be sent to Hao atoll to serve out his time .

    • Steve

      I doubt it…the French are not to keen on taking prisoners

      • Mark

        munzrat is Victim Blaming.

      • TSD

        munzrat is referring to the French terrorists Alain Marfart and Dominique Prieur.

  • Nige.

    I am assuming that a cartoonist would have a broad sense of humour. The first cartoon of him in a pash with a Muslim to me is both incredibly cutting and funny.

  • Effluent

    I never thought I would agree with something said by Salman Rushdie.

    • intelligentes candida diva

      Me either, life huh all good when its cruisy, but when death side swipes us, the impact of it can affect our sensibilities deeply to utlise the strongest messages to help us convey feelings and thoughts which we might other wise bypass .

  • Cadwallader

    When Rushdie was first singled ought for nebulous reasons by jihadis the late Norman Mailer insisted that the vilification of literature by unthinking lunatics had only just begun…how right he was! “The Satanic Verses” was very funny as I recall and not the stuff for any form of revenge. It is years since I read it but now seems like the ideal the to go back to it.

  • Zoneman Tyler

    Wait for it

  • intelligentes candida diva

    Muslims speaking out, it is sad it has taken blunt force horror but it is good to hear them

    • dgrogan

      Yes. It is good to see Muslims speaking out against this barbarism. Let’s hope the backlash can gain momentum. Then at least something good can come out of this senseless inhumanness.

    • Josey

      too late for 12 dead people

      • intelligentes candida diva

        Correct. It has been a question I have asked often as each tragedy after another has occurred. I shared this link because in the time I have been following this topic I have not once noticed any input of abhorrence from Muslims. Is is heartening to read they are finding courage to have their own voice, albeit ironic under the circumstances

  • paul468

    Great cartoons, need more of them in engrish. Are we experiencing the Streisand effect ? Hope so.

  • dgrogan

    Of all these cartoons, this one in particular speaks the loudest about freedom of expression, IMO:

  • Josey

    It won’t be long before another terrorist attack, somewhere, somehow and again innocent folks will die.