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Critics have found Charlie Hebdo’s cartoon depiction problematic and some Twitter users said that it was “plain racist”.(AP)

Charlie Hebdo’s cartoon on Meghan Markle, Queen Elizabeth sparks outrage

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 03:36 PM IST
  • The cartoon was published days after the Duchess of Sussex, and her husband, Prince Harry, alleged racism within the royal family during a tell-all interview with iconic talk show host Oprah Winfrey.
The verdict ends the three-month trial linked to the three days of killings across Paris claimed jointly by the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.(AP)
The verdict ends the three-month trial linked to the three days of killings across Paris claimed jointly by the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.(AP)

14 people convicted of terrorism charges for Charlie Hebdo, kosher market attacks in France

Paris | By Associated Press | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 11:18 PM IST
Eleven others were present and all were convicted of the crime, with sentences ranging from 30 years for Ali Riza Polat, described as the lieutenant of the virulently anti-Semitic market attacker, Amédy Coulibaly, to four years with a simple criminal conviction.
French President Emmanuel Macron, has cultivated an image abroad as a defender of liberalism since coming to power in 2017(REUTERS)
French President Emmanuel Macron, has cultivated an image abroad as a defender of liberalism since coming to power in 2017(REUTERS)

Emmanuel Macron thrusts Muslims onto the front line of French politics

By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Emmanuel Macron has called Islam a religion in crisis and has moved to shut down mosques accused of spreading hatred. Last week, his government introduced a draft law to fight “separatism,” a term he’s coined for groups that don’t integrate and are susceptible to extremism.
To mark the start of the trial, Charlie Hebdo defiantly republished the cartoons of the prophet Mohammed.(AP)
To mark the start of the trial, Charlie Hebdo defiantly republished the cartoons of the prophet Mohammed.(AP)

Charlie Hebdo trial to resume in Paris after Covid-19 suspension

Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2020 05:34 PM IST
The resumption of the hearings had been dependent on the state of health of the main suspect Ali Riza Polat, who still showed Covid-19 symptoms at the start of the week.
Schoolchildren observe a minute of silence for slain history teacher Samuel Paty, Monday Nov.2, 2020 in Strasbourg, eastern France (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)(AP)
Schoolchildren observe a minute of silence for slain history teacher Samuel Paty, Monday Nov.2, 2020 in Strasbourg, eastern France (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)(AP)

Samuel Paty beheading: French schools reopen with minute of silence

Paris | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Samuel Paty, a teacher, was killed on October 16 at the beginning of a two-week French school holiday. Paty was beheaded by an 18-year-old refugee of Chechen origin as a ‘punishment’ for showing the caricatures published by the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Protesters deface a picture of French President Emmanuel Macron during a protest over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad they deem insulting and blasphemous, outside the French Embassy, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, October 26, 2020.(AP file photo)
Protesters deface a picture of French President Emmanuel Macron during a protest over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad they deem insulting and blasphemous, outside the French Embassy, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, October 26, 2020.(AP file photo)

Anti-France sentiments rise in Muslim world, thousands protest French cartoons

Dubai | By Associated Press | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Major anti-France protests continued on Friday in several countries, including Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Muslim world is furious with French president Emmanuel Macron’s vow to protect the right to caricature Prophet Muhammad.
French President Emmanuel Macron.(REUTERS File)
French President Emmanuel Macron.(REUTERS File)

India backs Emmanuel Macron, criticises personal attacks on French president

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Macron has pledged to crack down on radical Islam in France after the October 16 beheading of Samuel Paty, a history professor who used controversial caricatures of Prophet Mohammed from the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in a class on freedom of expression
The French President said that Islam was a religion in “crisis” (File Photo: REUTERS)
The French President said that Islam was a religion in “crisis” (File Photo: REUTERS)

India ‘strongly deplores’ attacks on Macron for tough stance on radical Islam

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 04:11 PM IST
Emmanuel Macron has come under severe criticism from various Muslim-majority countries for his comments on Islam in the wake of beheading of a teacher in Paris. The teacher had shown caricatures of Prophet Muhammad to his students and was beheaded for it.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron(AFP)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron(AFP)

Turkish leaders condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoon of Erdogan

Ankara | By Associated Press | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 01:28 PM IST
The cartoon depicted Erdogan in his underwear holding a drink and lifting the skirt of a woman wearing an Islamic dress.
Erdogan sharply criticised Macron at the weekend, saying the French leader needed a mental health check, prompting France to recall its ambassador from Ankara(AP)
Erdogan sharply criticised Macron at the weekend, saying the French leader needed a mental health check, prompting France to recall its ambassador from Ankara(AP)

Turkey condemns French illustration of Erdogan as tensions flare between two presidents

Istanbul, Turkey | By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 12:11 PM IST
The cartoon on the cover of Charlie Hebdo, showed Erdogan sitting in a white T-shirt and underpants, holding a canned drink along with a woman wearing an Islamic hijab.
In this image made from UNTV video, Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.(AP)
In this image made from UNTV video, Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.(AP)

Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan accuses French prez Macron of ‘attacking Islam’

Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 10:03 PM IST
Khan’s comments follow statements Macron made last week after a French teacher was beheaded near Paris after he had shown cartoons of the Prophet during a class he was leading on free speech.
Forensic experts investigate the scene of an incident near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris.(REUTERS)
Forensic experts investigate the scene of an incident near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris.(REUTERS)

Terrorism charges filed in stabbings near Charlie Hebdo’s office

Paris | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 02:28 PM IST
The suspect told investigators he acted out of anger over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad recently republished by the weekly newspaper.
Police officers arrive at the scene of an incident near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, France September 25, 2020.(REUTERS)
Police officers arrive at the scene of an incident near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, France September 25, 2020.(REUTERS)

Paris cleaver attack suspect says wanted to target Charlie Hebdo

Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 09:08 PM IST
The 18-year-old said he wanted to avenge the republication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed by the satirical weekly, which in January 2015 was targeted in a massacre carried out by Islamist gunmen.
A French riot police officer stands guard after a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Friday Sept. 25, 2020 in Paris.(AP)
A French riot police officer stands guard after a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Friday Sept. 25, 2020 in Paris.(AP)

Main suspect in Paris cleaver attack confesses: Sources

Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 04:04 PM IST
The man, who said he was born in Pakistan and is 18, “takes responsibility for his action which he places in the context of the republication of cartoons” of the Prophet Mohammed in Charlie Hebdo, one of the sources said.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex and French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin arrive at the scene of a stabbing attack near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, France.(REUTERS)
French Prime Minister Jean Castex and French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin arrive at the scene of a stabbing attack near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, France.(REUTERS)

France: 7 in custody after stabbing linked to Charlie Hebdo

Paris | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 03:41 PM IST
Counterterrorism authorities are investigating what authorities called an Islamic extremist attack linked to Charlie Hebdo, which lost 12 employees in an al-Qaida attack in 2015.
Four injured in knife attack near former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, says AP(Reuters/AFP)
Four injured in knife attack near former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, says AP(Reuters/AFP)

Terror probe launched after 2 wounded in Paris knife attack

Paris | By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 06:42 PM IST
Four injured in knife attack near former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
Al-Qaeda in its publication One Ummah had warned that Charlie Hebdo would be mistaken if it believed the 2015 attack was a “one off”, after the magazine printed the “contemptible caricatures” in a defiant issue that marked the start of the trial in Paris of suspected accomplices in the attack.(File photo for representation)
Al-Qaeda in its publication One Ummah had warned that Charlie Hebdo would be mistaken if it believed the 2015 attack was a “one off”, after the magazine printed the “contemptible caricatures” in a defiant issue that marked the start of the trial in Paris of suspected accomplices in the attack.(File photo for representation)

Al-Qaeda threatens Charlie Hebdo for republishing Mohammed cartoons: SITE

Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 11:38 PM IST
Al-Qaeda has threatened French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo with a repeat of a 2015 massacre of its staff, after it republished controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, the SITE observatory said on Friday.
Thousands of people gather at Republique Square in Paris against 2015 attacks against Charlie Hebdo and, two days later, a kosher supermarket,(AP file photo)
Thousands of people gather at Republique Square in Paris against 2015 attacks against Charlie Hebdo and, two days later, a kosher supermarket,(AP file photo)

French paper, Charlie Hebdo, attacked in 2015 reprints Prophet caricatures

Paris, France | By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 06:28 PM IST
The announcement on Tuesday came on the eve of the first trial for the January 2015 attacks against Charlie Hebdo and, two days later, a kosher supermarket.
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