Charlie Hebdo French for Weekly Charlie) is a French satirical weekly newspaper, featuring cartoons, reports, polemics, and jokes. Irreverent and stridently non-conformist in tone, the publication describes itself as strongly anti-racist and left-wing, publishing articles on the extreme right, Catholicism, Islam, Judaism, politics, culture, etc. According to its former editor, Charb (Stéphane Charbonnier), the magazine’s editorial viewpoint reflects “all components of left wing pluralism, and even abstainers
- Frédéric Boisseau, 42, building maintenance worker for Sodexo, killed in the lobby.
- Franck Brinsolaro, 49, police (SDLP) officer, assigned as a bodyguard for Charb.
- Cabu (Jean Cabut), 76, cartoonist.
- Elsa Cayat, 54, psychoanalyst and columnist.
- Charb (Stéphane Charbonnier), 47, cartoonist, columnist, and editor-in-chief of Charlie Hebdo.
- Philippe Honoré, 74, cartoonist.
- Bernard Maris, 68, economist, editor, and columnist.
- Ahmed Merabet, 42, Muslim police officer of Algerian descent, shot in the head as he lay wounded on the ground outside.
- Moustapha Ourrad, Algerian copy-editor.
- Michel Renaud, 69, guest at the meeting
- Tignous (Bernard Verlhac), 57, cartoonist.
- Georges Wolinski, 80, cartoonist
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