Attack on French Satirical Magazine

by Ted Thornton

The Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were firebombed one day after an article satirizing the Prophet Muhammad was published. 

Story at BBC

More on the history of polemical attacks between Islam and the West

More on Muslims in Europe

UPDATE – Nov. 13, 2011 – See:

Victor S. Navasky, “Why Are Political Cartoons Incendiary, New York Times Op-Ed Piece, Nov. 13, 2011

 

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