Charlie Hebdo Terror Attack - What Happened and Who is Responsible


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Charlie Hebdo, the French Satirical Magazine was attacked by terrorists in January 2015. What actually happened and who is responsible for the hideous attacks. Check out.


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Charlie Hebdo Terror Attack What Happened & Who is Responsible? Image Courtesy: http ://


Image Courtesy: http :// Image Courtesy: http :// According to its former editor Stéphane Charbonnier the magazine's editorial viewpoint reflects All components of left wing pluralism, and even abstainers “ ” Introduction Irreverent & loud non-conservative in expression, this magazine projects itself as robustly atheist, anti-biased and socialist, broadcasting articles on religion, politics & culture. Magazine is aired every Wednesday, with distinctive editions released spontaneously. 1 2 3 Charlie Hebdo is a French ironic weekly magazine, with spotlight on cartoons, surveys, polemics, & pranks.


Victim of 2 Attacks As per the speculations, it has been termed as the response to number of delicate Muhammad cartoons it broadcasted. Image Courtesy: http :// This Magazine has been the aim of two terrorist assaults, once in 2011 and the recent one in 2015 2015 2011 Image Courtesy: http ://


What Happened : 2011 Attack ? Image Courtesy: http :// Mohammed Moussaoui, head of the French Council of Muslim Faith, stated that his establishment denounces "the very mocking tone of the paper toward Islam and its prophet but reaffirms with force its total opposition to all acts and all forms of violence.“ Charb was quoted stating that assault might have been conducted by "stupid people who don't know what Islam is" and that they are "idiots who betray their own religion". Attacks were speculated to be associated to its choice to rename a special edition "Charia Hebdo", with Muhammad listed as "editor-in-chief". In the wee hours of 2 November 2011, Charlie Hebdo’s office in the 20th arrondissement was demolished & its website was hacked.


What Happened : 2015 Attack ? FIRST SECOND THIRD FOURTH Image Courtesy: http :// On 7 January 2015, two  Islamist   fundamentalists  enforced their way into & started fire in the Paris headquarters of Charlie Hebdo . Fundamentalists killed twelve people including staff cartoonists, economist, editors, guest, maintenance worker, police officers and injured eleven, four of them seriously. President François Hollande outlined it as a "terrorist attack of the most extreme barbarity". The two fundamentalists, Kouachi & Chérif Kouachi , French Muslim brothers of Algerian family.

Who’s responsible for the 2015 attack?:

Who’s responsible for the 2015 attack? C On 9 January, AQAP held responsibility for the attack as "revenge for the honor" of Muhammad. A In March 2013, Al-Qaeda's division in Yemen, often notified as Al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), broadcasted a hit list of their English-language periodical Inspire. B List comprised of Stéphane Charbonnier & others whom AQAP summoned of defaming Islam.


What was the Motive of the attack ? Michael Morell, previous deputy director of CIA, proposed that the motive of attackers was undoubtedly clear: attempt of closure of the media house that satirized Prophet Muhammad. Animosity for Charlie Hebdo '​s cartoons, about jokes on Islamic leaders as well as Muhammad, is deemed to be the principal reason for the blood math. Charlie Hebdo had created resentment among Muslims for its sensitive illustrations of Muhammad.


Government & Public Reaction On 11 January, around two million people, inclusive of about 40 world leaders, met in Paris for a rally of national unity with 3.7 million people who protested across France. Brothers took detainees at signage house in Dammartin -en- Goële , & later were shot dead during firing in the building. Gigantic investigation led to the breakthrough on 9 January of the accused, brothers Saïd & Chérif Kouachi . Phrase Jesus Charlie was familiar slogan of aid at rallies & in social media. France raised its national alert vigilance to the towering level & stationed troops in Île-de-France & Picardy. Image Courtesy: https ://


Guardian Media Group contributed a distinct contribution of £100,000. Digital Innovation Press Fund contributed €250,000 to aid the media house. Aftermath Image Courtesy: http ://,_18h50,_une_foule_silencieuse.jpg Remainder of Charlie Hebdo staff resumed normal weekly broadcast, sold out print run of 5 million specimens in six languages, in variance to its typical French-only 60,000. On Jan 12 th , 2014, The magazine cover portrayed Muhammad holding a "Jesuis Charlie" sign, and captioned "All is forgiven". On the night of 8 January, police commissioner Helric Fredou prodding the attack, committed self-immolation due to depression & burnout. After the week of massacre, 54 anti-Muslim disturbances were recorded in France, with 21 shootings & grenade thrown at mosques & Islamic centers and 33 instances of menace & defame. 01 02 03 04 05 06 Image Courtesy: https ://

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