Charlie Hebdo mocks tragedy of dead in Turkey and Syria

Feb 9, 2023 - 14:25
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Charlie Hebdo mocks tragedy of dead in Turkey and Syria


PARIS - Yet another inhuman and racist gesture by the irreverent French weekly Charlie Hebdo in the name of the so-called "freedom of speech".

The devastating earthquake that hit south-eastern Turkey and north-western Syria, causing thousands of deaths and tens of thousands injured, provided the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo with yet another opportunity to fuel the age-old debate, now decades old , about the desirability of racist satire on collective tragedies and dramas of national proportions. A debate that is colored above all by controversies and vehement protests against the authors of the controversial magazine.

Now, on the occasion of the Turkish-Syrian catastrophe, Charlie Hebdo publishes a sparse cartoon, in black and white, which depicts the typical post-earthquake scene: a pile of rubble, semi-collapsed buildings, devastation. Below, a meager caption: "Même pas besoin d'envoyer de chars!" (“You don't even need to send tanks!”).

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