13 Powerful Political Cartoons Responding to the Charlie Hebdo Terrorist Attack in Paris

Cartoonists all around the world are tweeting their response to the terrorist attack at the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, over 12 of France’s leading cartoonists including Cabu, Charb, Tignous and Wolinski – were killed in Wednesday’s deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris.

The main target appeared to be Charb (real name Stéphane Charbonnier,) Libération newspaper reported.

“It was Charb they were targeting,” Libération quoted a police source as saying. “The two attackers looked for him in the room, shouting, ‘Where is Charb?’ Where is Charb?’

“They killed him then sprayed everyone else,” the source said, adding that perhaps other top cartoonists killed were also on the pre-prepared hit list

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