Charlie Hebdo

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
'[T]he French Constitutional Council legalizes mass surveillance and endorses a historical decline in fundamental rights,' says digital rights group
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
An outpouring of solidarity followed the January 7, 2015 attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. (Photo: Valentina Cala/cc/flickr)
'This is not a voice of dissent,' says writer Deborah Eisenberg, 'this is the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Dieudonné, the controversial French comic pictured here in 2007, was found guilty of 'condoning terrorism' for a Facebook post that mocked the Charlie Hebdo attack. (Photo: Alexandre Hervaud/cc/flickr)
Dieudonné was one of dozens arrested in the wake of Charlie Hebdo attack


The same day a Saudi official marched in Paris for free speech, his country - the one that persecutes/jails writers/activists and considers women drivers terrorists - dragged jailed blogger Raif Badawi into the public square and flogged him 50 times for "insulting Islam," the first of 20 scheduled floggings. Tuesday he marked his 31st birthday. Friday, despite global outrage, he will likely be lashed again. From one of his last posts: "Let us all live under the roof of human civilization.”


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Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)