On the massacre of Charlie Hebdo staff

I used to read the left-wing satirical mag Charlie Hebdo from time to time and try to figure out its mixture of French slang and abbreviations and current-events references. Even tho it was a struggle, I liked CH a lot. There have been a lot of attacks all over the world against muck-raking journalists because powerful interests (rapacious businessmen, criminal syndicates, oppressive governments, and religious fanatics) don’t want to be mocked or exposed.

This attack is particularly heinous, but there are many countries where many daring journalists or reporters have been attacked – some by Islamic fundies, but also right ‘next door’ to the US by narco-criminals and their police and government allies in Mexico.

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Published in: on January 8, 2015 at 10:19 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. […] Brandenburg has a short post on the horrific massacre of the staff at the French satirical magazine Charlie […]

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