French Magazine reprints sketches of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w). French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, the target of a massacre by Gunmen in 2015, said on Tuesday it was Republishing Hugely Controversial sketches of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ to mark this week’s start of the trial of alleged accomplices to the Attack.
The images were Republished on the eve of Wednesday’s trial into Charlie Hebdo Killings, which, along with a later attack on a Kosher supermarket, left 17 People dead.
The Cover of the New issue has a Dozen Sketches of the Holy Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, Reproducing images that sparked protests when they were first Published and a debate about the limits of Freedom of speech.
We will Never Lie down. We will never Give up, director Laurent “Riss” Sourisseau wrote in an editorial to go with the Blasphemous sketches.
12 people, including some of France’s 🇫🇷 most famous cartoonists, were Killed on January 7, 2015, when brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi went on a Gun Rampage at the Paper’s Offices in Paris.
Pakistan 🇵🇰 on Tuesday “Condemned in the Strongest terms ” the Decision by the French magazine to Re Publish the controversial and offensive sketches.
Pakistan Condemns in the Strongest terms the decision by the French magazine, Charlie Hebdo, to re-publish deeply offensive carricature of the Holy Prophet (PBUH),” the Foreign Office spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri tweeted.
But French President Emmanuel Macron Defended the “Freedom to Blaspheme” and Paid tribute to the victims of the Attack.
A President of France should Never Judge the Editorial choice of a journalist or Editorial staff because there is FREEDOM of the Press which is Rightly Cherished, he said on a visit to Beirut, Lebanon.