Charlie Hebdo: a sober homage to the victims Place de la République in Paris

Two years after the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher, a few hundred people gathered on Saturday evening at the Place de la République in Paris , In a sober tribute to the 17 victims, whose names were read.

“It’s raining, it’s cold, I’m a little cold, but I still came, because I had to be there,” explained to the AFP, visibly moved, an elderly woman leaning on a cane, which experienced Cabu when drawing in a lecture hall in May 68. the attack against Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper (12 died January 7, 2015), “it’s something, especially as it was the starting point for all What followed after, “she added, referring to the wave of attacks that France has faced in two years.

A “participatory canvas” was unrolled at the foot of the statue, made of colorful hands where dozens of people wrote a message in tribute to the victims. The gathering was announced Friday at the call of the French Association of Victims of Terrorism (AFVT), supported by several organizations including SOS Racisme, Licra and UEJF.”Every day victims need attention, recognition””We could not not be there,” Guillaume Denoix of Saint Marc, general manager of the AfVT, told the press a “I’m still Charlie” sign in hand [. . . ]

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