- Common Dreams staff
The French Interior Ministry said Sunday evening that today's Paris rally for unity against extremism is the largest demonstration in France's history. Calling the rally "unprecedented," the ministry says the demonstrators are so numerous they spread beyond the official march route, making them impossible to count. "We have to show solidarity with...
- Common Dreams staff
More than 700,000 people took to streets across France Saturday in a massive...
Common Dreams staff
Update (4:30 pm): Jeremy Scahill of The Intercept reports that a source within...


It's impossible not to be moved by the spectacle of over three million people flooding Paris to reject fear and defend freedom. Sparked by the spilling of senseless blood, Sunday's march personified a multi-layered wave of support for Charlie Hebdo ranging from the grossly hypocritical - cue Netanyahu and other "predators" - to the truly brave and grieving.


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