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The first word spoken on the moon was "okay". (Or not - see comments). Seoul, the South Korean capital, just means "the ca...

Je suis Charlie / Je suis Baga

I'm afraid this isn't fun.  

On 7 January 2015, at about 11:30 CET (10:30 UTC), two masked gunmen forced their way into the offices of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. They murdered 12 people.

This was the response from cartoonists around the world:-



Please be aware that between 3rd January and 7th January 2015, a series of mass murders and attacks, believed to have been committed by the militia group Boko Haram, took place in the state of Borno, Nigeria.  Centering on Baga, this is the second time such an atrocious event has taken place and fatalities have been reported to be anything from 200 to over 2,000.