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France: ‘Dark day for freedom of expression’ as gunmen attack satirical newspaper

Headline Title:  France: ‘Dark day for freedom of expression’ as gunmen attack satirical newspaper 07 January 2015  This morning’s deadly attack by gunmen on the Paris office of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo is a chilling assault on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.  The attack, allegedly carried out by masked gunmen who fled the scene after engaging in a gunfight with police, reportedly left 12 people dead and several more wounded at the newspaper’s office. "This is a dark day for freedom of expression and a vibrant press culture. But above all,…

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