10 Unforgettable Cartoons From Around The World Reacting To The Horrifying Attack on Freedom Of Speech in Paris

Cartoonists around the world are protesting with their art.
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January 7, 2015
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freedom of speech, Charlie Hebdo, Paris Shooting

One of the most devastating shooting attacks in France's history has left at least a dozen people dead in Paris including 10 journalists employed by the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

Three gunmen in black ski masks burst into the newspaper's office at around 11:30 a.m., spreading fire and killing several before fleeing in a hijacked car. UPDATE: Police say suspects have been identified.

Reports say that the attackers were purposefully looking for journalists to kill.

Extremist Islamist militant groups have targeted the newspaper for years, but no group has publicly claimed responsibility for the attacks so far.

In the wake of the tragedy, artists have responded the world over speaking out against this attack on free speech in eloquent and devastating cartoons posted all across Twitter: