Watch these two video of Chard and Wolinsky presenting “clowns sans frontieres”
We will not forget them.
Why we are all affected by these deaths
Nous sommes Charlie is the catch phrase used by all the people who want to show their support to all affected by the death of all the journalists, police officers and maintenance workers who lost their lives in Paris yesterday in the premises of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
1. Charlie Hebdo is indeed very satirical, but of satirical of extremes and all religions, and political personalities etc. It always opens up important debates about issues . It is supposed to open people’s mind, not get people killed. Most of us are able to accept criticism and even laugh about themselves.
2. In addition, Most French people are personally affected by this as most of these journalists worked in more than one newspapers some of them in children publications such as “Quotillon”. Consequently a lot of French people have been brought up reading their books or comics.
3. This has also affected France in its core values Liberté, égalité, fraternité. France is the country of human rights and freedom. These attacks are aiming directly at these values. The freedom of speaking and thinking praised by all French philosophers Like Voltaire. More than the attack of a few journalist, it wants to destroy a way of life, the very right to think.