Pen vs. sword: Cartoonists unite against Islamist terror

January 8, 2015 6:04 PM

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Pen vs. sword: Cartoonists unite against Islamist terror

Cartoonists around the world rallied Thursday behind fellow artists killed in a terror attack in Paris because of their satirical drawings mocking Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.

The late-morning attack Wednesday at the newsroom of weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo struck hard at the close-knit international community of journalists whose provocative pictures are aimed at challenging society, culture and politics. Four cartoonists who worked regularly at the Paris publication we...

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