Terror assaults in France over Mohammad funnies spark discussion on secularism, Islamophobia

Three individuals have prevailed assassinated in a blade assault at a synagogue in France that permissions think is correlated to terrorism.

In the 2015 Charlie Hebdo killings “It’s moment for us to move,” announced Moreira, 58, an investigative reporter and documentarian who has documented from some of the nation’s maximum hazardous confrontation zones. He spoke to USA TODAY on the day France saw its third terrorist assault since September, when a prosecution started for apparent confederates.

Five years before, the satirical journal Charlie Hebdo published funnies illustrating the Prophet Mohammad, which several Muslims find offensive. Two brothers massacred 12 species at their bureau in Paris, shouting that they had “punished the prophet” in January 2015.

Moreira’s strong Premières Lignes occupies the room across the auditorium from Charlie Hebdo’s retired bureaus. Moreira’s laborers were among the first observers of the attack. 


Moreira and his workers were not enmesh in the deadest attack, a gruesome blade assault at a synagogue in the southern French city of Nice on Oct.

 29 that assassinated three people — or the attack two weeks ahead when a middle university teacher in a northern Paris suburb was beheaded by a Chechen man after he had indicated his learners Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons as fraction of discussion about secularism, independence of sermon and spiritual identity. 

But two of Moreira’s faculty were extremely wounded on Sept. 25 when a knife-wielding attacker targeted two spontaneous spectators in guise of the building that recently sheltered Charlie Hebdo’s offices.

 Zaher Hassan Mahmood, 25, has acknowledged to prosecutors that he needed to establish the skyscraper on torch, thinking that Charlie Hebdo however regulated there. Since 2015, the journal has been ride from a private locale. In a video found on his phone, according to prosecutors, Mahmood is seen railing against the funnies and criticizing their journal with such emphasis that he sobs profusely.