French paper says threats received for re-publishing prophet cartoons


Regional French newspaper La Nouvelle République announced it had filed a formal complaint after its republishing last weekend of cartoons from Charlie Hebdo magazine of Prophet Mohammed prompted threats against it on social media.

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A French regional newspaper has filed a complaint over threats received on social media after publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed on its front page during coverage of the beheading of a teacher in a suburban town near Paris, reports Radio France International.