Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Be Careful, the Artists Might Be Armed

Like millions of others around the world, I’m horrified and grief-stricken by the sickening events that unfolded in Paris this week
writes the Daily Telegraph's Mark Johnson,
that snuffed out the lives of 12 innocents in a brutal and murderous attack.
It’s difficult to comprehend the malignancy that orders the death of innocent people in the name of anything, let alone a religion. The French national motto ‘Liberty, Equality, Fraternity’ has been tested, but it will prevail.

As a nation now takes the time it needs to mourn the terrible loss of January 7, Charlie Hebdo – the name of the newspaper where the attacks were focused – is at the same time becoming world famous as a symbol of defiance against those who would seek to control freedom of expression.