Charlie Hebdo

Two masked people hold a blue and white sign with "Generation Identity" written on it.

What is ‘Islamo-leftism,’ France’s topic du jour?

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Academic Pierre-André Taguieff coined the term in the early 2000s to describe what he saw as a growing link between left-leaning academics and France’s Muslim community. But over time, it came to mean something more pejorative.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, left, and French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, center, award citizenship to Lassana Bathily during a ceremony in Paris, Jan. 20, 2015.

A ‘hero’ of 2015 France terror attacks reflects on trial verdict

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In a photograph taken in the dark, three glasses with candles glowing inside are shown with the phrase 'Je Suis Charlie' printed on it.

ISIS widow convicted in Charlie Hebdo attacks


French Political Cartoonist Tomi Ungerer’s First Retrospective in US

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Three years after being attacked, Charlie Hebdo questions their survival

A stack of Charlie Hebdo cartoon collections in the publicity office of the satirical newspaper in in Paris.

Brace yourself America, Charlie Hebdo has arrived


The French magazine Charlie Hebdo describes itself as a punch in the face. So get ready America, because Charlie Hebdo is coming to town, online and in English.

A copy of the latest edition of French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo with the title "One year on, The assassin still on the run."

On the anniversary of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo, the magazine continued its tradition as equal opportunity offender


This week is a solemn anniversary in Paris. January 7 marks the one-year anniversary since jihadist brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi gunned down 12 people Charlie Hebdo in and around the Charlie Hebdo office building. Other coordinated attacks followed. Charlie Hebdo released a special edition this week with a typical thumb-in-the-eye cover: A gun-toting God figure in sandals stands with a Kalashnikov slung over his shoulder.

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Has French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo lost its spirit?


The massacre at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo solidified the staff and secured its financial future. But now nine months after the tragedy, there’s a different story.

Two of the rejected covers that French magazine the Charlie Hebdo instead placed at the back of the issue.

Why Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons of the drowned Syrian boy are lost in translation


Cartoons published by Charlie Hebdo, the satirical French magazine, are riffing off the heartbreaking image of Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi lying face down in the sand and it’s provoking reaction online. Here’s what’s behind the controversy.

The front page of satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo, entitled "C'est Reparti" ("Here we go again") is displayed at a kiosk in Nice on February 25, 2015.

‘Charlie Hebdo has always been an anti-racist magazine,’ its editor says


An award given to French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo exploded into controversy this month, with high-profile critics saying the magazine stokes anti-Muslim sentiment in France. But the award went ahead, and the magazine’s editor says his team is actually a force for anti-racism.