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On Freedom of Speech

Je suis Charlie

Je suis Charlie

The Charlie Hebdo massacre causes an uproar in the western world and the subsequent “Je suis Charlie” immediately raises the campaign for freedom of speech and freedom of expression. George Clooney fueled the campaign when, wearing a ‘Je suis Charlie’ pin in Golden Club Awards, said “Millions of people – not just in Paris but around the world, Christians and Jews and Muslims, leaders of countries all over the world – they didn’t march in protest, they marched in support of the idea that we will not walk in fear. We won’t do it. So Je suis Charlie.

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