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French Rally Behind Free Speech

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo — which is already famous internationally for publishing cartoons of the Muslim prophet Mohammed — has declared its intention to publish an educational comic book biography of the life of Islam’s founder. The announcement is the latest satirical shot fired in an ongoing international battle over the boundaries of free speech. It’s a battle being fought between Islamic fundamentalists and liberal Western societies.

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