Je Suis Charlie

Whatever happened to ‘Je Suis Charlie’?

10 January 2020 11:56

Five years on from the horrific Charlie Hebdo massacre in which a dozen people lost their lives, politicians have been busy…

The French left is as much Je Suis Che as it is Je Suis Charlie

7 January 2018 10:19

A new art exhibition has recently opened in Paris and it’s caused a bit of a stir. Housed in the…

Denmark’s free speech conference kept the spirit of Charlie Hebdo alive

28 September 2015 18:20

This has been a terrible year for free speech. In January, after the atrocities in Paris, the whole world was…

Je Suis Charlie? Even Charlie Hebdo has now surrendered to Islamic extremism

23 July 2015 16:41

Bad news from the continent.  In an interview with the German weekly Stern, Laurent ‘Riss’ Sourisseau, the editor-in-chief of Charlie…

Miliband’s adviser Stewart Wood says he is ‘loving’ #JeSuisEd

6 May 2015 18:25

A little Twitter fad had emerged this afternoon where fans of Miliband tweet pictures of themselves eating sloppily along with the hashtag…

French secularism is starting to feel the strain

23 January 2015 12:28

France is to institute something called a National Secularity Day, which will happen on 9th December every year, when French…

Cameron’s reaction to the Charlie Hebdo attacks has been depressingly predictable

14 January 2015 15:47

Last Sunday, David Cameron marched through Paris in solidarity, so it seemed, with those who stand up for free speech.…

Everyone says they’re Charlie. In Britain, almost no one is

14 January 2015 15:35

Je suis Charlie indeed. This is the problem with placards — there is rarely enough room to fit in the caveats,…

Finally! Bien-pensant types are starting to see that irritated Muslims pose a threat to us

14 January 2015 10:31

There is the distinct suspicion that at last some more usually bien-pensant commentators are getting it. I mean getting the…