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Charlie Hebdo jokes about dead soldiers

With drawings of the dead soldiers, the satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" went far – too far, finds the French military. The army feels mocked and disturbed

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Charlie Hebdo jokes about dead soldiers

With drawings of the dead soldiers, the satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" went far – too far, finds the French military. The army feels mocked and disturbed in their grief for the 13 soldiers who died in the last week on a military mission in Mali.

The dispute comes to the drawings, the "Charlie Hebdo" has published a few days after the tragic accident in Mali. You are the Slogans with which the military advertising for new recruits, to the dead of military operation against.

A drawing shows a soldier with a Skull and crossbones and the Slogan: "I'm protecting my country. I'm making progress in my life." Another shows a burial urn, over which the French flag was placed. In the Background, French President Emmanuel Macron is . The statement: "I joined the army, to me, from the Rest withdraw."

For Thierry Burkhard, the chief of the ground forces, it was too much. In an open letter (see below), he writes that he had initially felt a great anger – which was overshadowed by a big pain. "Charlie Hebdo" have added to the grief of the families further pain. Burkhard editor-in-chief Laurent "Riss" invited Sourisseau, the mourning ceremony today, Monday.

crack refused the offer and defended the cartoons. "Charlie Hebdo" had to stay in his satirical, provocative spirit of loyalty. At the same time, was aware that the work of the military was important in the fight against terrorism.

Biche who drew the cartoons, said. It would make not about the fallen soldiers funny. Rather, it was a criticism of the picture, the wool sell the army in its recruitment campaign. This, as Biche, have nothing to do with reality.

During a combat mission in Mali came on last Monday, 13 French soldiers were killed. You died in a collision of two French combat helicopter. According to the French military, the machines they flew in complete darkness, and was followed by a group of terrorists who had taken on Pick-ups and motorcycles for the escape.

Macron speaks of France price

The tragic accident has also a political Dimension. For the President of France, Macron, it was the occasion to point out how unjust he feel the load distribution in the case of international military operations. If certain people want to see what this means in the context of the Nato controversial cost-sharing, you should come to the remembrance ceremony in Paris, he said last Thursday in Paris. At the memorial ceremony, which takes place today, Monday, would you see, what is the price France will pay.

"Charlie Hebdo" on 7. In January 2015, the most yourself the target of a terrorist attack by Islamic Forcing. Two masked perpetrators forced their way into the Editorial offices and killed 11 people. The extremists have chosen the satirical magazine as a destination after printed previously on several occasions, Islam-critical cartoons.

for the First time publicly

occurred Only at the beginning of November of this year, the editorial team has occurred in Strasbourg open to the public. The appearance of the editors and illustrators took place, therefore, under particularly stringent security measures, The employees of "Charlie Hebdo" were given police protection, the doors of the Opera opened because of the extensive controls already two hours before the Discussion begins. Satire is still a "struggle", said editor-in-chief crack. "Humor is suspect to many people."

Created: 02.12.2019, 18:42 PM

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