January 22, 2015
Links, Statements And Notes As They Relate To The Charlie Hebdo Killings
This is a clearinghouse for various links and articles related to the killings in and around the Charlie Hebdo
offices, and its violent aftermath in Paris a couple of days later. There will be links to material and the employment of images here or in the linked-to articles that may upset. Every link and every image used is intended to better facilitate this site's mission to inform.
* it looks like Francois Hollande will attend next week's Angouleme Festival
, the first president to do so since Mitterand in 1982.
* speaking of Hollande, the terror attacks have been worked into at least this speech
about security and economic power.
* the New York Times
publishes a round-up article
on a signficant Chechnyan public outcry against criticizing Islam, and how these things are being processed through Russian culture as well. There seems to be a significant amount of political expediency in how Russian responses track.
* a planned exhibit on Charlie Hebdo at the Herge Museum
has been canceled for security concerns. Here
is a brief article on what that exhibit would have entailed.
* 20,000 fresh copies of the post-killings issue of Charlie Hebdo will be available in various amounts
in three US cities: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles.
* gunman Cherif Kouachi will be buried
in an unmarked grave after some negotiation with the family; an unmarked grave helps avoid the grave becoming a cultural rallying point for those that agree with the actions of the gunman.
* Caitlin McCabe profiles Leman
, a satirical magazine in that a distressing place for free speech right now, Turkey.
* Michael Dooley still has the killings very much on his mind
while writing about the latest collection from Mr. Fish.
* Matthias Wivel reviews
the post-killings issue of Charlie Hebdo
for The Comics Journal
* the free-speech hypocrisy storyline seems to be one with legs
* finally, Matt Bors makes a point about editorial cartoonists in North America
posted 9:55 pm PST
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