How The World’s Cartoonists Are Making Sense Of The Charlie Hebdo Attack

Cartoonists from all over the world reacted to the cold-blooded attack on their peers at the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday through their art.

Some sent messages of solidarity to the surviving Charlie Hebdo staff and the families of the newspaper’s slain cartoonists. Others drew caricatures of the assailants who targeted the newspaper staffers for expressing their views on radical Islam.

The cartoonists wrote in English, French, Spanish and even Arabic. Here are their reactions:

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