French Communist Daily Publishes Charlie Cartoon on Front Page.
Those who claim that Charlie was an ‘imperialist’ and ‘racist’ plot by those in thrall to power should answer this question: why has the French Communist Party aligned daily published this front page today?
Note the line on the Front Page above, “founded by Jean Jaurès.”
That is, by one of the best anti-militarist secularists and socialist democrats ever to have walked the planet.
The defender of Captain Alfred Dreyfus.
The defender of laïcité.
Killed by an enemy of freedom: Raoul Villain a supporter of Action française, a group that backed the Catholic Church against the ‘insults’ of the unbelievers.
* More coverage from L’Huma here.