Keyword: Mohammed Merah

Charlie Hebdo killings: an assault on our freedoms

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The massacre that took place at the offices of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday morning is an act without precedent, writes Mediapart editor François Bonnet. The killers who targeted the satirical magazine also attacked the very heart of what makes a democracy, freedom of the press and, beyond that, our individual and collective freedoms.

Hollande pledges 'relentless' fight against anti-Semitism

The French president made the pledge alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a tribute to Jewish victims of gunman Mohammed Merah.

Toulouse gunman: the blunders of France's domestic intelligence

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French interior minister Manuel Valls last week presented the findings of a damning official police internal investigation into the handling of the case of Toulouse gunman Mohammed Merah, a self-confessed jihadist who shot seven dead in a ten-day rampage in south-west France in March, and in which France’s intelligence services have been accused of deliberately hiding their role. Louise Fessard examines the report’s findings.  

Muslims in France waiting for the backlash

Muslims in France and Europe speak of their fear of a backlash yet to come after Mohammed Merah's shooting spree in Toulouse last month.