Je Suis Charlie
To be trite and obvious, Turks are people, too. Muslim lives count as much as Christian lives. The death of a promising young Ankaran is as tragic as the death of a promising young Parisian.
What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?
Joachim Roncin had no idea that the message he tweeted would become a slogan the entire world would pick up.
Today, it is the false narrative, advanced by both left and right, that last week's attacks were the result of France's so-called "Muslim" problem, with a focus on the supposed radicalization taking place in the banlieues.
The Kremlin said the images are "pure blasphemy."
Venice. Telluride. Toronto. Film festival season is in full effect with Oscar buzz already reverberating across the air waves and the internet. Every year at this time, movie makers all across the globe reveal new big screen narratives that reflect on, shape and shift culture.