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Lançon, Philippe
Reviewed by: Sheryn Morris, Librarian, Central Library
Call Number: 363.3259074436 L251
On January 7, 2015, two gunmen forced their way into the Paris offices of the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and killed 12 people and injured 11 others. The newspaper was known for its criticism of individuals, organizations, governments and countries. The staff were egalitarian about whom and what they stridently satirized in images and writing, and because of this drew the attention and anger from many religious, political and ethnic groups. Their office had been attacked before, and was relocated to an unmarked building, with armed guards. With guns firing, the two male attackers identified themselves as belonging to Al-Qaeda. Read Full Review

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