Newspapers React To Charlie Hebdo Attack With Show Of Solidarity On Front Pages

Newspapers around the world are rallying around Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newspaper targeted in a terror attack on Wednesday in which 12 people were killed.

In London, The Independent had a bold message for the terrorists:

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The sentiment was echoed by L'Echo, a newspaper from the Limousin region of France:

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The B.Z. newspaper in Berlin covered its front and back pages with Charlie Hebdo images:


Also in Berlin, the Berliner Kurier paper had its own message of defiance:

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The French sports newspaper L'Équipe depicted the attack as a contest between Liberte (freedom) and Barbarie (barbarity):

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In the hours after the attack, "Je Suis Charlie" ("I Am Charlie) became a cry of solidarity, both on the streets of Paris and online, where #JeSuisCharlie was trending on Twitter. Many newspapers also used the phrase, including France's L'Independant:

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And in Canada, the Toronto Sun devoted its front page to a cartoon response from artist Andy Donato:


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