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The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword: 28 Cartoonists Pay Tribute To The Victims Of The Charlie Hebdo Shooting
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The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword: 28 Cartoonists Pay Tribute To The Victims Of The Charlie Hebdo Shooting

In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world come together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who died in that event by doing what they do best – drawing cartoons that express their thoughts and emotions more eloquently than words ever could.

Their messages range from anger and defiance to grief and hope, but there is a common thread. It is clear that, in their eyes, the people at Charlie Hebdo have died as martyrs who championed the freedom of expression and of the press, which are some of the core elements of a free society.

(h/t: reuters)

1. He drew first

Image credits: David Pope

2. Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Image credits: Lucille Clerc

3.

Image credits: Il Giornaleo

4. Unstoppable Charlie Hebdo

Image credits: Joep Bertrams

5.

Image credits: Ruben L. Oppenheimer

6. We have avenged you

Image credits: David Fitzsimmons

7.

Image credits: Rob Tornoe

8.

Image credits: The Independent

9. He drew first

Image credits: Rafael Mantesso

10. I am Charlie

Image credits: Jamesuary

11. Oh no, not them

EDITOR’S NOTE: Charlie Hebdo often satirized Christians as well (Image credits: Tommy Dessine)

12.

Image credits: Ann Telnaes

13.

Image credits: JM Nieto

14. More Powerful

Image credits: Mac Leod

15.

Image credits: Orgulloy Satisfaccion

16. They died for the freedom of expression

Image credits: Nono

17. As if we needed more humorless editors

Image credits: Nate Beeler

18. I am Charlie

Image credits: Magnus Shaw

19. Never!

Image credits: Korneel Jeuken

20.

Image credits: Carlos Latuff

21. What we do best…

Image credits: Dwane Powell

22.

Image credits: Ayesha Mattu

23. Without humor we are all dead

Image credits: New York Times

24. I am Charlie

Image credits: Jean Jullien

25. Ducks (newspapers) will always fly higher than guns

Image credits: Boulet

26. The world has become so serious that humor is a risky profession

Image credits: Bernardo Erlich

27.

Image credits: Zero

28. What’s this little weapon?

Image credits: Satish Acharya

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LillianaHoffman
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7 years ago

Thank you for posting this.

JerryMicheal
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7 years ago

Thumbs up!!! An image is not enough to take someone's life :X http://bit.ly/1w2Rywk

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HopeBaqshy
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7 years ago

Very powerful drawings. Proud of all who drew them

ThomasNolan
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They were professional artist who profited by insulting another religion.

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SaâdSaâd
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7 years ago

No verse In Coran Or A Story In Islam Talks About Or Pushes You To Kill Those Who offense You, Yet They Do It..A Terrorist Is Not A Muslim.

JamesDuhachek
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7 years ago

Why do most of the Middle Eastern countries have blasphemy laws where you can be imprisoned or executed for speaking against a religion.

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LillianaHoffman
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7 years ago

Thank you for posting this.

JerryMicheal
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7 years ago

Thumbs up!!! An image is not enough to take someone's life :X http://bit.ly/1w2Rywk

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HopeBaqshy
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7 years ago

Very powerful drawings. Proud of all who drew them

ThomasNolan
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7 years ago

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They were professional artist who profited by insulting another religion.

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SaâdSaâd
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7 years ago

No verse In Coran Or A Story In Islam Talks About Or Pushes You To Kill Those Who offense You, Yet They Do It..A Terrorist Is Not A Muslim.

JamesDuhachek
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7 years ago

Why do most of the Middle Eastern countries have blasphemy laws where you can be imprisoned or executed for speaking against a religion.

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