|Latest issue of of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. Photo: Charlie Hebdo/EPA|
Nearly two months after a terrorist attack left 12 of its members dead, the editorial staff of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is slated to release a new issue of their edgy publication on February 25.
|Youth Chief of Malaysian oppostion party Pan Malaysia Islamic Party (PAS) Suhaizan Kaiat (R) leaves the compound of the French embassy after delivering a memorandum, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 21 January 2014. The memorandum inlcuded a condemnation of the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris which left 12 members of staff dead, but also regrets to the fact that the French prime minister defended the magazine's publishing of Prophet Muhammad cartoons. EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL|
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - The West's defence of Charlie Hebdo's right to offend is testing the patience of Muslims even in moderate Indonesia and Malaysia, who fear it could fuel radical sentiment kindled by the Islamic State group.
|A sign which translates as "Charlie Hebdo - Sold Out" is displayed at a newsagents kiosk in Marseille on January 14, 2015 shortly after the latest edition of the French satirical weekly went on sale. The first issue of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to be published since a terrorist attack decimated its editorial staff last week was sold out within minutes at kiosks across France. Photo: Boris Horvat/AFP|
PARIS (AFP) - French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo drew ire on January 14 with a new cover image of the Prophet Mohammed on the eve of its return to newsstands after the murder of its core staff by Islamist gunmen.
|Participants attend a rally with the Pegida (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) movement, holding up posters with the names of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris and flags in Dresden, Germany, January 12, 2015. Photo: Arno Burgi/EPAI|
BEIJING (AFP) - The religious and cultural tensions the West faces are "payback" for slavery and colonialism, a Chinese state-run newspaper said January 13 in the wake of the Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.
|Armed gunmen face police officers near the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, during an attack on the offices of the newspaper which left 12 dead, including two police officers. Photo: Anne Gelbard/AFP|
The Yangon-based Myanmar Journalists Network has condemned the terrorist attack against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, saying the attack represents a threat against media freedom.