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Terror Victims of Independent Media

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  • Jean Cabut, alias "Cabu" (1938 - 2015)
    Voir Wikipedia... * Reference: Geneanet Genealogy - SmartCopy : Oct 10 2020, 6:53:51 UTC
  • Salman Rushdie
    He is a British-Indian novelist and essayist. He achieved notability with his second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), which won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subc...
  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali Ayaan Xirsi Cali Arabic: أيان حرسي علي‎; born Ayaan Hirsi Magan; Books In 2005, Ayaan Hirsi Ali was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She ...
  • Theodoor (Theo) van Gogh (1957 - 2004)
    click hierop voor een biografie van Theo in de Nederlandse Wikipedia Theodoor "Theo" van Gogh was a Dutch film director, film producer, columnist, author and actor. He was the great-grandson of Theo ...
  • Georges David Wolinski (1934 - 2015)
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"The pen is mightier than the sword", Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

In solidarity of authors and media professionals worldwide who were deliberately targeted by terrorists because they expressed their beliefs.

Tribute to the Charlie Hebdo journalists killed in terror attack by gunmen in Paris January 7, 2015

Eight journalists, a guest and two police officers were killed, eleven people were injured, four of them critically.


  1. Jean Cabut (Cabu) French cartoonist, 76
  2. Georges Wolinski French cartoonist, 80
  3. Stéphane Charbonnier (Charb) Editor-in-chief, cartoonist, 47
  4. Bernard Verlhac (Tignous) French cartoonist, 57
  5. Philippe Honoré French cartoonist, 74
  6. Bernard Maris (Oncle Bernard), Columnist, economist, 68
  7. Elsa Cayat Columnist, psychoanalyst
  8. Mustapha Ourrad Copy editor, 60
  9. Michel Renaud, Director, arts festival, 69
  10. Frédéric Boisseau Maintenance
  11. Franck Brinsolaro Policeman, bodyguard, 49
  12. Ahmed Merabet Policeman, 42

The same day, in a parallel attack, a young unarmed policewoman was shot in the back in the Paris suburb Montrouge.

On January 9th, in a final attack, four hostages were killed in the "Hyper Kacher" kosher supermarket of Vincennes.

The three terrorists have perished.

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