Charlie Hebdo Releases New Magazine Cover After Paris Attacks
In the wake of Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo released its latest magazine cover on Tuesday in reaction to the terroism.
The cartoon cover features a man chugging champagne with the words, “They got the weapons — Screw them, we got the Champagne!” written in French. (RELATED: Charlie Hebdo Won’t Draw Mohammed Anymore)
— Agence France-Presse (@AFP) November 17, 2015
The terrorist attack by Islamic extremists in Paris on Friday were the worst in recent French history, according to the Global Research Centre. It was also the first major attack in France since the shootings at the Charlie Hebdo offices and the Kosher Market in January.
The magazine, which publishes once a week, was attacked by jihadists for its satirical cartoons of the prophet Mohammad. Founded in 1970, Charlie Hebdo has made its name mocking religion, culture and politics.
Corrinne Boer, the cartoonist for Charlie Hebdo who drew this week’s cover for the magazine, wrote on Twitter her thanks for the positive reaction to her cover.
— Corinne (@cocoboer) November 17, 2015
Translation according to The Huffington Post: “Thank you for all of your messages. We put a lot of ourselves into this issue. We are leaving nothing out. #fuckthem See you tomorrow in #CharlieHebdo.”