Powerful Reactions from Cartoonists Around the World Honor the Victims of the Charlie Hebdo Shooting

The recent terrorist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine, has shocked the world. 11 people were injured and 12 killed, among them 4 respected cartoonists at the Charlie Hebdo editorial offices. In order to pay their respects and honor the courage of the cartoonists and others who fought for the freedom of speech, many other cartoonists have created their own illustrations dedicated to the tragic event. Here are just a few of them. – Reuters.

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He drew first. (Image credits: David Pope)

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Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. (Image credits: Lucille Clerc)

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Image credits: Il Giornaleo

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Unstoppable Charlie Hebdo. (Image credits: Joep Bertrams)

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Image credits: Ruben L. Oppenheimer

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We have avenged you. (Image credits: David Fitzsimmons)

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Image credits: Rob Tornoe

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Image credits: The Independent

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He drew first. (Image credits: Rafael Mantesso)

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I am Charlie. (Image credits: Jamesuary)

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Oh no, not them. (Image credits: Tommy Dessine. EDITOR’S NOTE: Charlie Hebdo often satirized Christians as well.)

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Image credits: Ann Telnaes

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Image credits: JM Nieto

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More Powerful. (Image credits: Mac Leod)

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Image credits: Orgulloy Satisfaccion

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They died for the freedom of expression. (Image credits: Nono)

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As if we needed more humorless editors. (Image credits: Nate Beeler)

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I am Charlie. (Image credits: Magnus Shaw)

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Never! (Image credits: Korneel Jeuken)

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Image credits: Carlos Latuff

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What we do best… (Image credits: Dwane Powell)

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Image credits: Ayesha Mattu

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Without humor we are all dead. (Image credits: New York Times)

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I am Charlie. (Image credits: Jean Jullien)

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Ducks (newspapers) will always fly higher than guns. (Image credits: Boulet)

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The world has become so serious that humor is a risky profession. (Image credits: Bernardo Erlich)

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Image credits: Zero

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What’s this little weapon? (Image credits: Satish Acharya)

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I prefer to die standing than live on my knees. (Image credits: Buzzfeed)

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